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In this issue:

=> Meet the WOODWEB Staff at AWFS Vegas
(Visit us in Booth #18079)

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

=> Digi-Kit Announces Sales
(Special deals on digital measuring devices)

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

=> Forestry Forum
(Discuss timber management, silviculture, and more)


=> Meet the WOODWEB Staff at AWFS Vegas

The WOODWEB team will be waiting to meet you in Booth
#18079 at AWFS Vegas. Get to know the faces behind the
scenes - and the screen - July 27 through 30.


=> Hot Threads

There's a mystery with some history at the Sawing and
Drying Forum. Take a look at the photo at the beginning of
the thread, try to ID the species, and then read on to
learn why this particular log is so unusual.

Installing trim in a room with wacky angles is always a
challenge. A little higher math and some ideas on
coping... or maybe mitering... are requested at:

As a contemplating cabinetmaker sipped his morning coffee
and mulled over the job ahead of him, he decided to bring
his construction questions to the Cabinetmaking Forum.
Take a look at the drawing for this plywood wine rack, and
post your ideas for producing enough of these grids to
cover the customer's cellar wall.

It's possible that clogged fin pipes are responsible for
the moisture content differences in this high temp steam
kiln... but how can an operator determine if this hunch is


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.

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=> Digi-Kit Announces Sales

AWFS show specials available online for digital measuring


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Conversion varnish is supposed to be a durable finish, but
in this case, it couldn't even stand up to a styrofoam cup
full of coffee. The finished table looked beautiful when
it left the shop, so what gives?

In the interest of eliminating unnecessary steps and
equipment, this medium-size architectural cabinet shop
considers switching to nested manufacturing. Does NBM
(Nested Base Manufacturing) make sense for this shop's

Ever take your fingers for granted? If so, read
''Eyewitness: Injury'' to remind yourself that power tools
can be blood-thirsty, and it always pays to play it safe
while you're working.

Is showing your customer a detailed, itemized estimate a
compromise of your company's privacy, or is it a simple
way to increase a job's potential profit? Here you'll find
some compelling reasons for various points of view on this

The method of steam bending covered in this article can
create wonderful curves, but will it work for a hefty
cherry bar rail?


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



=> Forestry Forum

Have you got tree planting troubles, pest problems, or
simply a strong desire to share your love of silviculture
with others? Then WOODWEB's Forestry Forum is the place
for you! Join in some tree-centric talk at:

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