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In this issue:

=> New Woodworkers Directory
(Completely revamped site unveiled)

=> Industry News
(Stiles Education announces upcoming courses)

=> Knowledge Base Highlights
(The latest additions to this growing resource)

=> Industry Sales and Special Offers
(Substantial savings from ASAP Woodworking)

=> Hot Threads
(A sampling of current forum discussions)


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by WoodBids.com:

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=> New Woodworkers Directory

The Woodworkers Directory has been completely revamped.
With careful attention to ease of use, we've made many
improvements and given the web site a whole new look, so
it's now easier to use than ever - both for woodworkers
and consumers.

This searchable database includes over 2000 woodworking
professionals, including cabinet shops, architectural
millwork firms, and wood finishing, boatbuilding and wood
products manufacturing companies. If you haven't already
created your free web page at the Woodworkers Directory,
now's the time. You'll be eligible to receive free Request
For Quotes, and your listing will be available to all
those who visit the Woodworkers Directory. 


=> Industry News

Stiles Education has just announced their courses for June
through August. Topics include edgebander operation, panel
saw procedures and more.


This issue of the WOODWEB update is sponsored in part by:

UWMO Inc. (Used Woodworking Machinery Online) www.uwmo.com
- UWMO-AUCTIONS for online auctions/liquidations, asset
recovery, remarketing, etc. www.uwmoauctions.com
- UWMO-NEWS for the latest world news, industry news, etc.
- MLS MACHINERY for a complete online catalog of used
machinery, etc. www.mlsmachinery.com


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Have you ever had a disagreement with one of your
subcontractors? This piece from John Michael Hivatal of
JMHsoftware explains why a contract is so important in
your relationships with the trades people you hire.
Included is a sample Subcontractor Agreement, which you
can download and alter to suit your needs.

Corner cabinets in a kitchen can pose a problem: efficient
use of space and easy access. Corner cabinets can also
serve as a challenge to a cabinetmaker's creative side…
Read on to learn about some very slick solutions to this dilemma.

A project calling for floating bookshelves - no brackets -
presents a puzzle. How to bridge this six-foot span
without showing any support? Here are some ideas.

Is a sawyer legally responsible for the structural
integrity of the lumber he produces? Liability might be
more of an issue than you think…

This article discusses applying veneer to a radiused edge.
The advice contained within should plot out a path for
smooth sailing…

Here are some tips on creating a shop-built system for
fast, accurate assembly of face frames. It's all about
efficiency and good design.


=> Industry Sales and Special Offers

ASAP is now offering substantial savings on Diamond-Kut
corrugated steel:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by Accurate Technology:

Check out Accurate Technology Commercial ON LINE sales at
http://www.proscale.com/sale.htm, and Clearance/Close-Out specials at
http://www.proscale.com/clearance/clearance.htm on ProScale Digital
measuring system products. Exciting new Consumer products can be found at


=> Hot Threads

Do you prefer to cope those inside crown corners, or miter
them? Your input is requested right here:

As the new guy on the CAD block, John asks: what is the
best way to draft doors? If you think you know the answer,
help out a fellow CAD user:

Which came first… the kiln or the flooring? This recent
post at the Sawing and Drying Forum inquires about machining
and drying, and in what order they should be done.

Here's a heavy subject. This job for a legal firm consists
of one super-strong bookcase that must hold 500 books.
Have a recipe for a sag-proof set of shelves? The ideas
are slowly simmering:

Find out how to promote your company on the Web.
If you're a supplier to the wood industry, visit WOODWEB's Media Kit:
If you're a woodworking professional, visit the Woodworkers Directory:

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