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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Speedy boat builders)

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

=> Industry News
(AWI Colorado chapter volunteers for Habitat for Humanity)

=> Auction Alert
(Window and door plant closeout)
(MM Designs - woodworking equipment)

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


=> Featured Project

Just under one and a half hours: that's how long it took
to build this boat, setting a new speed record in this
wooden boat building contest. See photos of each step as
it unfolded (quickly!) at:
(To create your own Project Gallery listing, click the
"Post Your Project" link)


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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

That handsomely built bookcase, built by our technical
advisor Gary Katz, is more than it appears. See how crafty
construction hides the door in this design. Excellent
images and step-by-step instructions are included.

In a shop where batch sizes are increased in order to cut
back on wasted materials, the question arises: would the
implementation of Lean manufacturing help or hinder this

Corner bookcase designs are mulled over here. Can this
awkward space be made useable?

How to select an edgebander? Machine quality and scale of
production are considered.

When five-part cabinet doors come out consistently
crooked, the source of the problem must be found. The
search for squareness starts here...

This shop is tooling up to mill doors from MDF. The shop
is ready to go the CNC route, and is reviewing their
equipment options here.


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

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=> Industry News

Stiles Machinery Inc. congratulates the Architectural
Woodwork Institute (AWI). Seven members of the Colorado
AWI Chapter volunteered for Habitat for Humanity of Metro
Denver to build a home in partnership with the Rostocil
family. Ivy Rostocil works as a technician for a cable
company and has long hoped for a permanent home for her
three children.


=> Auction Alert

Unreserved complete window & door plant closeout auction
Sasko Windows & Doors (In Receivership)
Tuesday, November 28 @ 10:00 AM
Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
Including Wood, Metal & PVC Equipment, Rolling Stock,
Plus Huge Amount of Inventory and More!
For detailed listing, check out our website
or call  1-800-667-2075 for details!  PL915407.

MM Designs, 1555 W. Sam Houston Pkwy. N., Houston, TX
Begins: Friday, December 1
Ends:  Thursday, December 7, 8 AM
Contact Rosen Systems: www.rosensystems.com *800-527-5134


=> Hot Threads

This thread at the CAD Forum serves as a refresher course
in creating a slick kitchen design. Brush up or give
advice at:

For the picky finisher... Do you find pouring and mixing
tints and stains for smaller jobs to be a messy endeavor?
If so, this discussion on containers, tools and techniques
for tidy dispensing is just for you.

Is it impossible to maximize quartersawn yield without
turning a log on the mill? Fact and opinion, presented

Jointers: the pros and cons of parallelogram and dovetail
ways are explored at the Solid Wood Machining Forum. Chime
in with your opinion:

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