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In this issue:

=> New Benefits to Becoming a WOODWEB Member
(View your posts and manage subscriptions)

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

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

=> New Water-Based Coatings from ICA Group
(Comparable to solvent-based products)


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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Do you live in fear of the inspector lurking in the
bushes? The best way to beat OSHA, shop owners seem to
agree, is by calling on them before they call on you.

Mac lovers want to know... Has the world of CAD crossed
over successfully from PC to Apple computers? According to
this thorough discussion, new programs are proving
themselves capable.

Just say no! This can be one of the toughest lessons for a
newly-established cabinetmaker to learn. Get some tips on
how to gracefully get out of doing the small jobs.

When the stain on a birch and maple bookcase goes all
wrong, this finisher is baffled. Other pros come to the
rescue with advice on wash coats, stains, toners and more.


Are you tapping your fingers while your coating cures?
Then turn up the heat! This article covers the basics of
infra-red curing for speedy finishing.


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=> Hot Threads

Down to the wire, the builder of this old fashioned door
requests a solution for gluing in the top rail. If you can
help, join in at:

Pre-purchase questions on CNC machinery often come up on
WOODWEB's Forums. This follow-up to selection and purchase
process serves as a warning to anyone about to make the
big buy... Consider all of the added expenses that will be
necessary to get your new machine up and running.

Knife steels... do they all measure up the same? Key
differences and grinders' preferences are under discussion
at the Solid Wood Machining Forum:

This shop owner wants to save his sliding table saw
operator's back with a lifting device for panels, but
wonders which is the right way to go - vacuum or scissor?


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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=> New Water-Based Coatings from ICA Group

The Italy-based group ICA announces newly developed
coatings that are easily comparable to traditional,
solvent-based products, but with a drastic reduction 
in environmental impact. Learn more at:

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