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In this issue:

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

=> Industry Sales and Special Offers
(Tooling sales for October)

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

=> Industry News
(Specialtytools.com offers hurricane relief)

=> Technical Advisor for Dust Collection, Safety and Plant
Operation Forum 
(Curt Corum offers up his expertise)


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Here's Part 2 of ''Strange Stories From the Sawmill,'' where
WOODWEB forum participants share tales of the weirdest
(and most destructive) things they've encountered with a
bandmill blade...

The original ''Strange Stories'' is an oldie but goodie in
our archives:

Face frames are causing a traffic jam in this shop, which
recently rethought and revised all its other processes,
with an eye toward efficiency. Here are some ideas on
making this type of cabinet construction run a little

Are these on-site finishers really asking for it? ''Playing
with fire'' and ''flirting with disaster'' are two phrases
used to describe their approach... Advice is offered on
how to play things a little safer when finishing on-site.

Want an easy tip on how to simplify the business aspects
of your sawmilling? Download or print out this ''Custom
Cutting Tally Sheet and Contract'' from Wood-Mizer. You'll
find a straightforward system for keeping track of the
lumber you mill, and an easy-to-understand sample
agreement which spells out the deal you arrange with your


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=> Industry Sales and Special Offers

Integra Tooling announces sales through October 30th,
2004, while supplies last. Spiral O Flute tools for
super smooth cuts, CNC toolholders, collets, and more.


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

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on ProScale Digital measuring system products.

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=> Hot Threads

What could be causing this melamine to chip? The board,
the blade... or something else? To read the question and
help find the answer, visit:

As this small custom cabinetry shop ventures into the
realm of kitchen construction, some questions arise. Just
how much responsibility falls on the builder? When it
comes to plumbing and electrical work, is it best to stay
involved, or steer clear?

What's the big stink about at the Finishing Forum?
''Deodorant Fisheyes'' is the name of this thread. When an
employee switched antiperspirants, flaws began appearing
in his finish. Read more about the offending underarms at:

When installing an office desk, the decision must often be
made whether to cut the carpet or leave it as-is. Tired of
sweeping this problem under the rug? Discuss how to handle
the issue with other pros...


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

Web highlights:
* Video Demos Online
* Machine Specifications
* 24 Hour Parts and Service
* User Testimonials



=> Industry News

Was your business hurt by the hurricanes?
Specialtytools.com would like to help get you back up and
running by offering replacement tools and supplies at near
cost prices on any items they can. Learn the details here:



=> Technical Advisor for Dust Collection, Safety and Plant
Operation Forum

Curt Corum is the technical sales manager for Air Handling
Systems. He has delivered problem-solving solutions to
small shops as well as major corporations.

Curt served as technical advisor for the installation of
dust collection systems for both ''The New Yankee Workshop''
television show hosted by Norm Abrams, and ''This Old
House'' television show hosted by Steve Thomas. Curt has
authored, co-authored and served as technical advisor for
articles published in Fine Woodworking, Wood & Wood
Products, CWB, Woodshop News, FDM, and Cabinetmaker.

Visit the Dust Collection Forum at:

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