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In this issue:

=> WOODWEB Will Be There... Will You?
(Don't miss IWF, August 23 - 26)

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

=> Featured Project
(From fine furniture to fantasy land)

=> Overstock Sale on Tetrad Sanding Pads
(WOODWEB's Auctions, Sales and Special Offers)

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


=> WOODWEB Will Be There... Will You?

The countdown continues to the start of the 2006
International Woodworking Fair. You won't want to miss
this show, one of the world's largest for the furniture
manufacturing, cabinetry, architectural woodwork, moulding
and millwork, custom and general woodworking industries.
Visit WOODWEB at IWF in booth #B330, and we promise you'll
have a *barking* good time.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

This week, WOODWEB's Knowledge Base reached a milestone:
our archives now contain over 4,000 wood industry
articles. The Knowledge Base is truly a one-of-a-kind
resource, offering a vast amount of information from a
diverse array of professionals. Here are a few of our most
recent additions:

One 36" chainsaw, one 125 foot tall Douglas fir, and one
stump-carving sawyer... Sound like a recipe for disaster?
A tree feller gets some sense knocked into him, before the
tree can knock him down...

When a client insists that 30" of clearance around her
island is plenty, a frustrated cabinetmaker wonders... If
his customer is just plain wrong, how far must he take the
"customer is always right" principle?

The Finishing Forum presents a mystery of the
color-changing kind... When a kitchen develops a sickly
cast, the cabinetmaker suspects his customer is keeping a
secret. You must read to the end to discover the truth.

In this discussion on kiln drying large timbers, Wood Doc
Gene Wengert sums up the debate with a final sentence:
"So, the question is, are you in business to dry wood or
make money?"

A smooth and efficient method for sharing one power feeder
between two shapers... Curious? Read on:

Tedious tweaking and the smoke trick have failed to find
the leak in this homemade vacuum bag system. Experienced
leak detectors step in to share their list of possible


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



=> Featured Project

From headless humans to winged beasts, the Project Gallery
has taken a turn for the worst. Click this link to enter
The Gates of Hell... If you dare:


=> Overstock Sale on Tetrad Sanding Pads

Specialtytools.com announces a blowout special on Tetrad
sanding pads. The Tetrad sander provides a fine finish on
solid surface, timber, metals, marble, veneer, laminated
surfaces, two pack, fiberglass, oils, polishing, and
sanding between coats. 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


=> Hot Threads

The ins, outs and implications of the "seal coat" are
explored here. When used to raise grain, is it possible
the integrity of the final finish is affected?

This thread at the CNC Forum explores the process of
holding very small parts with a very small pod. If you've
got advice on securing these little parts to big CNC
machines, share it here:

How to cap that frameless kitchen off with crown moulding?
Pros share their strategies here:

Wood species experts are being called to the scene. See if
you can identify the sample in the photo. Oak... or no?

Find out how to promote your company on the Web.
If you're a supplier to the wood industry, visit WOODWEB's
Media Kit:
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Woodworker's Directory:

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