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Welcome, Woodworkers

It took a year and a half, but we finally have a Stack Exchange site to get help and exchange advice on our woodworking projects. However, the work isn't done yet and we'll need a lot of activity to ...
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Introducing the Woodworking Pro Tem Moderators

For every newly launched SE site, we need members who focus on helping with community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community to act as temporary, ...
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Starting out on the right foot

Hello fellow woodworkers! I know we are only a couple hours and less than a hundred questions in, but everything seems to be going very well! We've closed our first question, reached over one ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election

Summary: Woodworking Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on March 18 to bring in one more moderator. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta ...
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What to do with the milling tag

I just looked through a bunch of milling questions and there is one that stands out. Can I use a CNC router bit specified for metal on wood? While technically speaking the milling in his question is ...
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I assume we like hats?

With the ending of the current year, we have the option to participate in the 2016 Stack Exchange Winter Bash. This basically means we'll have the opportunity to earn hats by participating on the ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Should this question be closed?

While reviewing unanswered question I came upon this one. The photo link is lost and there have not been any answers. As a general procedure, should this type of question be identified and closed?
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Let's make the off topic close reasons more specific

According to the help center, we have some specific topics that are considered off topic: Help identifying a particular piece of wood (for example, by looking at a picture) Product or vendor ...
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Answering a locked question

This question is locked and it doesn't have an answer that I believe answers the question about how the problem happened. I believe I can answer why it happened which should lead to a proper solution. ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Community Project: Let's make a birdhouse!

(This post is part of our community projects initiative to give users the opportunity to build something of value and in the process run into situations where they might have questions that our ...