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In this issue:

=> Woodworkers Directory
(List your company for free)

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

=> Personal Best 2005 Celebrates Creativity, Craftsmanship
(Wood-Mizer to give away over $22,000 in prizes)

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

=> Solid Wood Machining Forum Technical Advisor
(Dave Rankin shares his experience)


=> Woodworkers Directory

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Woodworkers Directory? If not, what are you waiting for?
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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Just how powerful does your air compressor need to be for
spraying on the job site? A few pros share their

Have you ever achieved a beautiful black stain? If not,
you don't know what you're missing. Read this thread -
including post by Finishing Forum Technical Advisor Paul
Snyder - to get started staining.

When a customer specifies varying heights for corner
cabinets, issues of alignment arise...

Three cabinet doors warped terribly in a customer's
home... The question is: why did the fourth door fare just

Three-phase or single-phase? This is a decision many new
business owners face. When choosing the type of electrical
service that will power your shop, there are many
considerations. Finances may be the biggest.


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=> Personal Best 2005 Celebrates Creativity, Craftsmanship

Wood-Mizer, Indianapolis based manufacturer of portable
band sawmills, is pleased to announce the 2005 Personal
Best Competition is now open for entries. Judging will be
based on creativity, originality, complexity, quality of
workmanship and overall use of the Wood-Mizer sawmill.


=> Hot Threads

This installer needs a tight technique for attaching
scribed stiles... and time is running out. If you think
your method has the ease and efficiency needed for a
rather large install, share your thoughts at:

Contributors at the Cabinetmaking Forum are busy trying to
cram a full-size sink into a 24'' base. Sound tricky
enough? Now make that base a trapezoid shape. Add your
thoughts - and drawings - at:

So many things to consider: these large oak logs were
felled over six months ago. Should they be sawn sooner or
later, and with their bark on or off? The main objective
is to prevent checking... unless it's too late.

This panel manufacturer is haunted by ghostly traces of
veneer stitch bleedthrough, appearing several months after
production. View the image in this thread to understand
the problem, then puzzle over a possible solution.


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=> Solid Wood Machining Forum Technical Advisor

Dave Rankin is President of Moulder Services, Inc., a
company he formed in 1986 to provide operator training and
repair for all types of moulders and profile grinders. He
is also the current Director of Technical Education for
the Grinderman's Association, a non-profit group he
founded in 1997 to promote education and training of
moulder and grinder operators, and is the editor of their
publication, ''The Profiler.''

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