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Metering Moisture in Wood Products

Posted: 03/27/2014 2:40PM

It is not enough to use lumber at 6-8% moisture content when producing cabinets and furniture. Lumber interacts with the surrounding air so a product may not stay within that range if the surrounding relative humidity is not kept between 30-50% at around 70F. Changes in moisture content are often accompanied by shrinking, warping and cupping.


Machinery Bearings Best Practices: Facts & Fiction

By Ian A. Rubin Posted: 03/27/2014 1:11PM

Are your machine's bearings making you spin your wheels? Here are some installation, application and lubrication facts and fiction.


Optimizing Lumber Yield in the Woodshop

By Bill Esler Posted: 03/27/2014 12:34PM

Industry experts offer advice for optimizing yield and selecting the perfect grade of wood.


Identifying Wood Dust Hazards in the Shop

By Johannes Lottermann, Dr.-Ing Posted: 03/27/2014 12:08PM

Tips to help wood products manufacturers identify and protect against wood dust explosion hazards in the shop.




4 Tips for Improved Moulder Usage

Posted: 03/27/2014 12:06PM

From aligning shoes beneath the bed plate, to using software for clues to knife wear, here are some tips and techniques to optimize moulder operation for both production and custom woodshops.


8 Reasons to Use Tablets for Cabinet and Closet Sales

Posted: 03/27/2014 11:46AM

8 Reasons to Use Tablets for Cabinet and Closet Sales


Woodworking Productivity Optimized by Ordering Ripped Lumber

By Joe Zbicki Posted: 03/27/2014 11:24AM

If you regularly utilize specific widths, you should consider ordering ripped hardwood lumber from your supplier. The article provides a look at the options available.


The Scoop on RFID Technology

Posted: 03/27/2014 10:34AM

What Woodworkers Need To Know About RFID Technology.


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