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In this issue:

=> Editor's Choice
(A few of our favorites)

=> Carter Introduces Clean Sweep Bandsaw Brush
(Proof that the best ideas are the simplest)

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

=> Eastern Lumber Buying Guide Updated
(Get current pricing now)

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

=> New and Improved Machinery Exchange
(Easier than ever to buy and sell)


=> Editor's Choice

From side-splittingly funny stories about stupid
woodworkers to rather dry accounts of moisture content
control, you'll find a few of the editor's favorites from
the past few months right here:


=> Carter Introduces Clean Sweep Bandsaw Brush

The Clean Sweep increases bandsaw accuracy and blade life
and improves safety. Learn more at:


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


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

The issue concerning who controls the radio dial is giving
this shop owner a headache. Because the thought of a
music-free workplace sure seems dismal, he'd like to come
to a compromise with employees over sound levels and
safety concerns.

This partner is searching for a solution to his workers'
comp woes... When the three owners of his business get hit
hard with a mighty backcharge, what can be done?

It looks as though many years of heavy use in a well-worn
kitchen gave this drawer front its patina... but in
reality, all that ''age'' is just a little latex paint,
glazed and finished. Read about the color burnthrough
technique used here to distress a brand new piece of

When a lacquer lifts and wrinkles, something is definitely
wrong. Learning the complexities of each layer in the
finishing schedule may help you coax that coating to
settle down and smooth out.

This piece gets to the bones of cabinet construction,
discussing two essential elements: back material and slide

With the high quality that accompanies a custom-designed
wine cellar, it is important that the work surface appear
seamless. Ideas abound here on how to pull two sheets of a
plywood counter together tightly.


=> Eastern Lumber Buying Guide Updated

You'll find updated hardwood pricing right here:


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



=> Hot Threads

This woodworker has a tricky radius bead to cut for a
bookcase. Should he freehand it, or play it safe with a
more reliable method?

A fed-up shop owner at the Business Forum has decided to
crack down on deadbeat customers, before they get a chance
to cause him grief. Is he wrong to establish a qualifying
process that potential clients must complete to prove they
plan to pay?

There's trouble on the table... The laminations in this
curved-front vanity are coming apart. Ideas on forms,
methods and necessary tools are sought at:


=> New and Improved Machinery Exchange

WOODWEB is happy to announce that our Machinery Exchange
has been radically revised and greatly improved. It's now
easier than ever to buy and sell equipment online. You
will find that...

* Layout is easier to understand
* Listings can be sorted by Type, Category, Description,
Location, Price or Date Listed
* Multiple Images can now be included with individual
* Search Capabilities have been improved
* Pages are faster loading

See with your own eyes:

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If you're a supplier to the wood industry, visit WOODWEB's
Media Kit:
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Woodworkers Directory:

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