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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(Chad Reitan Fine Woodworking, Inc.)

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

=> Industry News
(DeVilbiss Announces Compact Performance Series)

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

=> Featured Project
(Spanish cedar garage doors)


=> Featured Shop

This 4500 square foot shop in California specializes in
high end custom millwork, cabinetry and furniture. Visit
the Shop Gallery to take a virtual tour of Chad Reitan
Fine Woodworking, Inc., and learn about their equipment
and operations.
(To create your own Shop Gallery listing, click the "Post
Your Shop" link)


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Building an entry door that will stand up to the elements?
You'll need to use time-tested construction technique.
Read on to learn about methods that have proven successful
to the pros.

Profiling end grain can be a troublesome endeavor. Add to
that task the notorious difficulty of machining pine, and
you've got a formula for frustration. However, a sharp,
quality bit and a few other precautions can solve this

Quarter inch cabinet backs: thin and flimsy, or adequate
and suitable? Cabinetmakers debate the issue, some vying
for half inch or even three-quarter inch backs.

A full height cabinet should fit like a glove, tipping
into place with just a hair to spare between the top and
the ceiling. Nice concept, but how to calculate that
measurement accurately?

Another matter of tight tolerances in the cabinet shop:
inset doors in face frames. Properly fitting these types
of doors is the focus here:

A little brainstorming plus some heavy duty hardware come
together to create an extra-large lazy susan...


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=> DeVilbiss Announces Compact Performance Series

DeVilbiss announces a new family of manual spray guns
using advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to
enhance the atomization process and provide a superior
finish with one of the highest transfer efficiency rates
available today.


=> Hot Threads

This edgebander operator is *trying* to get himself into a
sticky situation, which in this case, would be a relief.
The curse of poor edgeband adhesion has caused a

Employee training and streamlining work in progress... How
are these related? Join in this thread on Lean
Manufacturing principles to find out:

An exposed end panel on a corner cabinet: you can't cover
it up, but you can't leave it naked. How to resolve this
termination in an elegant way?

This thread starts out with a slightly embarrassed
presentation of a glazing job gone wrong. While the white
color is unfortunately a little bit brown, the doors in
question aren't a complete disaster. They've inspired a
brisk discussion on possible cures right here:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

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=> Featured Project

The Project Gallery, having recently been re-designed and
re-programmed, is really booming - the rate of listings
has tripled since these changes. Check out one of our
picks - two sets of garage doors in Spanish cedar - then
create your own project listing by clicking on the "Post
Your Project" link.

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