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In this issue:

=> Primary Processing and CNC Equipment at WOODWEB
(Two new categories at the Product Directory)

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

=> Air Handling Systems Releases 2006 Catalog
(Find out how to get it at WOODWEB's Industry News)

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

=> Lumber and Timber Calculators at WOODWEB
(Make your estimating quick and easy)


=> Primary Processing and CNC Equipment at WOODWEB

It is now one click easier to find primary processing
machinery and CNC equipment at WOODWEB. Visit these two
new categories at our Product Directory, and discover a
fine array of companies eager to help you out:


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

With two guys and one moulder cranking away all day, this
shop still isn't producing the amount of cabinet parts it
needs. Does the inefficiency lie in the machine... or the

The challenge: finish a set of interior doors to match a
piece of driftwood. The process: wire brushing, power
washing, tinting and toning... you name it!

Oh, the many names of mahogany. With numerous varieties of
this lumber available, who can sort out what's what? The
good Wood Doc, of course. Get a quick review from
Professor Gene Wengert right here:

There's only one thing slowing down the owner of this
brand new Timberking bandsaw mill... the fact that his
blades are breaking at a ridiculous rate. Why?

A customer's request for black cabinets with hints of red
and gold peeking through the sand-throughs sounds
stunning... And the result will be, with use of the proper
products, and a delicate touch.

A promising job turns into a no-pay nightmare...
unfortunate, but all too common. Whether you've been
burned in the past or just want to protect yourself in the
future, this article on "Dealing with a Deadbeat Client"
will be of interest. 


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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=> Air Handling Systems Releases 2006 Catalog

Air Handling Systems dust and fume collection catalog
contains thousands of industrial grade fittings, spiral
pipe, and flexible hose that are quick, adaptable, and
easy to install.


=> Hot Threads

A bundle of questions has arisen at the Architectural
Woodworking Forum regarding manufacturing patterns with a
new planer/moulder. From creative ways to true one edge of
a board without a jointer, to grain orientation in
stain-grade hardwoods, you'll find many of the basics
covered here:

This business is suffering because of lack of funds. The
shop relies on jobs that will produce fast cash,
postponing more profitable work, and operating
inefficiently because of this approach. Other pros offer
up advice on climbing out of the rut, once and for all.

A cabinetmaker about to install a "captive" counter in an
office seeks input from countertop experts. He's got a
concept and a drawing... and a few unanswered questions.

Who's that exacting person always patrolling for
inaccuracies, calipers in hand? The shop CNC operator, of
course, and today, he's had it up to here with sheetgoods
arriving in inconsistent thicknesses. Whatever can be


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=> Lumber and Timber Calculators at WOODWEB

If you haven't tried out our online calculators yet,
you're missing out on a way to make your timber and lumber
related estimating quick and easy. WOODWEB, along with
Professor Gene Wengert, has developed the calculators
- Hardwood Lumber Board Footage Calculator
- Log Volume (Scribner - International - Doyle) Calculator
- Lumber Weight Calculator
- Wood Shrinkage Calculator
- Softwood Lumber Board Footage Calculator
- Lumber Weight Conversion Calculator
- Estimated Log Weight Calculator
- Door and Finished Material Weight Calculator
- Tree Value Calculator

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