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In this issue:

=> Sawing and Drying Directory
(Create your free listing today)

=> Industry News
(Attendance High at New England Expo)

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

=> Edgebanding Products Available Now
(New category at Product Directory)

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

=> Woodworkers Directory
(Receive free Request for Quotes)

=> Industry Sales and Special Offers
(Special prices on tooling)

=> Machinery Finder Reminder
(Locate equipment in this extensive database)


=> Sawing and Drying Directory

There is a brand new Sawing and Drying Directory at
WOODWEB. Designed to help customers connect with local
Sawyers, Kiln Dryers, and Lumber Graders, this database is
growing every day. Because listings are organized by state
and zip code, visitors can quickly locate companies in a
specific region. It's easy to create your FREE listing at
the Directory - just visit:


=> Industry News

The New England Expo, which took place April 23 and 24,
exceeded expectations of exhibitors and guests. Strong
attendance bodes well for woodworkers and the economy. To
learn details, read on at:


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

UWMO Inc. (Used Woodworking Machinery Online)

- UWMO-AUCTIONS for online auctions/liquidations, asset
recovery, remarketing, etc.
- UWMO-NEWS for the latest world news, industry news, etc.
- MLS MACHINERY for a complete online catalog of used
machinery, etc.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

As this cabinetmaking business converts to 32mm
construction, the question of shop drawing measurements
arises. Should future submittals be done in metric?

This installer always copes 90 degree crown inside
corners, and wonders if corners in octagonal rooms should
be coped, as well. In this article, you'll find details on
making accurate, efficient cuts, and photos of finished

A soon-to-be business owner will be hiring an employee,
and wonders how much he can do without when it comes to
liability insurance, worker's comp, and other employee
expenses. Just what are the consequences for stepping over
the edge of legality, and is it worth the risk?

This article is all about attaching drawer fronts -
quickly. Get tips on simplifying your system to make the
process as streamlined as possible.

Is there a ''best way'' to construct flat panel,
Mission-style cabinet doors? Methods and construction
materials are covered here:

Professor Gene Wengert - the very knowledgeable Wood
Doctor - has been active at WOODWEB since its launch 10
years ago, placing a priority on education for
woodworkers. Gene has contributed to hundreds of our
Knowledge Base entries, and answers questions daily at our
Sawing and Drying Forum. Hats off to one of the most
knowledgeable experts in his field. Our collection of Wood
Doctor articles can be viewed at:


=> Edgebanding Products Available Now

An Edgebanding category has just been added to WOODWEB's
Product Directory. Visit the vendors listed there:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

Come see WoodBids.com, the premiere auction based website
for woodworking machinery.  Designed specifically for ease
of use for both buyer and seller. Check us out today!
- provided by Schmidt Industrial Services, Inc.


=> Hot Threads

In developing a sound plan for the first year of business,
the owner of this startup company wants to estimate his
expected initial loss. Is there a way to determine the
amount of capital he will need, and present the numbers to
the bank in a good light?

Do you build your toekicks separate from base units? If
so, an inquiring mind at the Cabinetmaking Forum wants to
hear from you. He's interested in learning the details of
your preferred method of construction.

If you're a creative thinker who enjoys a unique jobsite
challenge, this puzzle is for you. The puzzle pieces
include a one-way mirror, a painting which is raised and
lowered by remote control, and a hidden TV set... Can you
put them all together to create a picture that will please
this client?

This thread starts out with the question: ''Am I a bad
installer?'' The questioner handles cabinetry that ranges
widely in levels of quality, and wonders if a certain
shimming shortcut he likes to take should really be
applied to all his jobs. 


=> Woodworkers Directory

Are you a professional woodworker? Have you created a free
web page for your company at the Woodworkers Directory?

If not, now's the time. This searchable database includes
over 2000 woodworking professionals, including cabinet
shops, architectural millwork firms, and wood finishing,
boatbuilding and wood products manufacturing companies.
The Woodworkers Directory serves as a link between
customers seeking someone to complete their project, and
professionals qualified to take on the job.

Your free listing at the Directory will be available to
all our visitors, and you'll be eligible to receive free
Request For Quotes.


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

Check out Accurate Technology Commercial ON LINE sales at
and Clearance/Close-Out specials at
on ProScale Digital measuring system products.

Exciting new Consumer products can be found at


=> Industry Sales and Special Offers

ASAP has announced a sale on knife steel and gangrip
sawblades. Learn more:


=> Machinery Finder Reminder

If you aren't already making use of our easy-to-use
Machinery Finder, don't forget to give it a try. There are
thousands of individual machine listings in the database
now, each one containing detailed pre-purchase information
and often accompanied by one or more photos. Browse nearly
eighty categories of equipment, or search the entire
database by machinery type, manufacturer, location, and
description. Users may also submit Requests for Quote
(RFQs) that will be sent to machine dealers worldwide.
Check out the Machinery Finder at:

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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