Scott Wunder at Wunder Wood is a perennial favorite for his lively and common sense assessment of hardwood performance. His look at why walnut lumber gets lower grades drew strong interest at WoodworkingNetwork.com.
So did materials science research from Sweden, where government-back efforts to find more ways to use wood has turned up a strong new potential market: transparent wood panels that could substitute for plate glass windows, or for coverings on solar panels.
A subject readers never put down is saw safety, and for three months running Bosch’s intention to sell its flesh-sensing Reaxx safety saw – it instantaneously stops a blade before cutting users fingers.
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