General Woodworking

The Magic of Glues

Fast Cap"Many, many years ago while I was having a small cavity filled in one of my teeth, my dentist told me that the material he was using was originally developed by NASA as a glue, but that it didn't work but had other redeeming qualities ... and now was used white dental cavity filler. Ever since that time I have had a fascination with glues. In the woodwork shop I use mostly white glues, which are more than suitable for most applications I do.

Recently I was involved in a special project with a friend that involved some tricky lamination and a LOT of different parts to be tacked together. I decided it was time to investigate what was available on the market these days in glues ... and here is what I found."

Dust Control - How to Make it Easy on Yourself

delta dust collector Even woodworkers are tuning in to better health. This must be the reason dust collectors , air purifiers and wet / dry vacs have become the latest topic of conversation. There are all sorts of different studies that show that wood dust is harmful, especially over long periods of time, and even mover harmful to those who already have respiratory problems.

Some leading edge companies have really taken the dust control topic to highly scientific level while others are content to just get on the bandwagon with anything for the marketplace and hope for the best. So what is the best way to choose a dust control system and where does one begin, well, click below to read more ...

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