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In this issue:

=> Hone Your Search at WOODWEB's Knowledge Base
(Micro-Search individual categories)

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

=> Professor Gene Wengert, the Wood Doc, Co-authors New
(Sawing, Edging and Trimming Hardwood Lumber)

=> New and Improved Job Opportunities Exchange
(Easier than ever to find employees and employers)

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


=> Hone Your Search at WOODWEB's Knowledge Base

We've just added a Micro-Search feature to each category
of our Knowledge Base. Want to share that story you read
about an anvil in a sawlog? Go to the Primary Processing
page and search on ''anvil.'' Wondering if there's any info
at WOODWEB on hide glues? At the Adhesives category,
search on ''hide glues.'' To take the Micro-Search for a
test drive, visit:
Click on a category and enter a keyword or phrase in the
Micro-Search box at the top of the page.


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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

In the ultimate spirit of recycling, an overseas shipping
container can experience a second life as a
dehumidification kiln. Read here about how others have
modified these boxes to hold loads of lumber.

This Forum participant modified his Woodmaster to
eliminate the chatter which had plagued his production.
Curious? Read details and see pictures here:

A loss of OSNAP settings is throwing this AutoCAD user
into fits. Calm down - help is on the way!

If you've ever scratched your head over the function of
crosslinkers in a finish, this thread is for you. Get the
skinny right here:

A simple conversation about pricing for portable sawing
services gets serious when safety and legal issues are
brought up... Having customers help may make the job
easier for both of you, but is this practice wise?

Before you buy or build a spray booth, consider the pros
and cons of both open-faced and enclosed booths. This
article will help you weigh the options.


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=> Professor Gene Wengert, the Wood Doc, Co-authors New

We're happy to announce that ''Sawing, Edging and Trimming
Hardwood Lumber: Putting Theory Into Practice'' by Joe
Denig and Gene Wengert (103 pp) is now available from the
Forest Products Society, 2801 Marshall Court, Madison, WI
53705. (608) 231-1361. www.forestprod.org

Dr. Wengert is Professor Emeritus in Wood Processing,
Department of Forestry, at the University of Wisconsin
(Madison). He frequently contributes to trade journals
serving the primary lumber processing industry, and is
president of The Wood Doctor's Rx, LLC, through which he
provides educational and consulting services to lumber
processing firms. He also serves as Technical Advisor at
WOODWEB's Sawing & Drying and Value Added Wood Processing


=> New and Improved Job Opportunities Exchange

WOODWEB's Job Opportunities Exchange has been radically
revised and greatly improved. It's now easier than ever to
find employees and employers.

You'll find a more intuitive, user-friendly interface and
improvements to nearly every aspect of the Exchange.
Listings can be sorted by type, location, description, or


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

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=> Hot Threads

WOODWEB's Forums are rich with crown moulding conundrums
this week. From intricate profiles which prove
time-consuming to cope to curved crown that must be cut on
a CNC, the discussions are interesting and varied. Gary
Katz, who has written many articles covering crown
installation, adds suggestions and excellent photos to the
discussion threads.

Terrible, troublesome teak... This tough wood is dulling
blades and clogging up sanders... or is it?

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