DIY

Hits and misses of DIY projects, both big and small.

Add to My MSN

Three-sided Molder

11/23/2007 12:00:00 AM

Tags:

Woodmaster recently announced a new three-sided molder. It's supposed to handle pieces up to 12 inches wide and make cuts up to 1.125 inches deep. The system starts at $3,995, but if you're building or remodeling your own home, consider the cost of tongue-and-groove flooring. You could also make trim for finish work.

Instead of buying trim from a big-box store, you could cut your own lumber locally and finish it with a system like this. Purchasing the machine with a few neighbors and friends would be a really efficient use of resources.

While you're visiting the Woodmaster site, check out the molding patterns page.



Related Content

Goats: Spring Cleaning!

Spring clean up on the farm doesn't only include cleaning fallen branches, but cleaning up the goats...

What home DIY or remodel project do you most want to do, but haven’t yet?

Home improvement stores offer free DIY classes. What project have you not started yet but dream of d...

You Can Build Sawhorses

You can buy sawhorses made of plastic, aluminum or steel. Or you can make your own. The simplest met...

Cutting Your Trees Into Your Own Lumber, Part 2

This is a brief description of how to stack lumber so that it dries evenly after sawing. Also descr...

Content Tools




Post a comment below.

 

Josh Bailey
3/29/2013 7:54:24 PM
This is really interesting. I don't think it would be really economical to buy your own three-sided molder unless you had your own wood working business. Then it would probably be a god send. It could vastly improve your work flow and cut out the need to buy supplies from someone else. Heck, you could probably make a living just harvesting and finishing wood to sell to other businesses. Check out these Injection Machine for business use or at home hobby molding. A little outside of your niche but could prove useful.







Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.