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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(A Canadian Cabinet Shop)

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

=> Coming Soon: Your Personalized Favorites Page
(WOODWEB members can collect a list of links)

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

=> Featured Project
(Alder fireplace and bookcase)

=> Industry News
(Binks, DeVilbiss to Showcase Finishing Equipment at AWFS


=> Featured Shop

CSI Designs is a one-person shop in Winnipeg with a small
footprint and an impressive portfolio of projects. See
photos of the shop floor, then click on the kitchen links
to see the product.
(To create your own Shop Gallery listing, click the "Post
Your Shop" link)


=> Hot Threads

What are the three most fundamental factors that affect
wood movement? This in-depth discussion says: moisture
content, moisture content, moisture content. As basic as
this sounds, the whys and wherefores of wood movement and
how to accommodate for it are complex. Industry experts
explore the subject in depth here:

Ready for another lesson in moisture content? Jump to the
Adhesives Forum to learn why this glue line in a cherry
countertop developed a raised bead.

The customer calls for a shelf mantle. The catch? It must
be scribed to a rough and irregular surface, precisely.
Don't curse the client! Here's how to make a clean scribe,
the first time:

Do you have an innovative solution for storing plastic
laminate? The examples given here are less than
satisfactory, allowing for plenty of opportunity to damage
the goods. Post pictures of your storage system here:


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=> Coming Soon: Your Personalized Favorites Page

A Favorites page for WOODWEB members is in the works.
Collect a list of links to your favorite forum threads,
Knowledge Base articles, and other pages at WOODWEB. If
you haven't already, become a WOODWEB member for free at:


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

What causes shock and horror in the face of a finisher? A
set of benches that were *supposed* to match a client's
table - and appeared to, until installed in the home.
Fluorescent lights in the spray booth made a perfect color
match impossible. What should these lights be replaced

In the debate over using poplar for exterior applications,
you can decide who wins: science, or personal


When a millworker looks into the services of a
professional photographer, he experiences serious sticker
shock. Should portfolio-worthy pictures really cost this

Have your trusty old cordless tool batteries died of
exhaustion? Before you put them to rest for good, consider
having them rebuilt. Here's how:

In order to provide table slabs to his customers, this
importer wants to take his stock to the next level.
Equipment choices are discussed here, from a widebelt
sander to a slab surfacer and beyond.

Can you use the finish you'd use on your car on your
cabinets? Words of encouragement, and caution, here:



This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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=> Featured Project

This knotty alder fireplace incorporates intricate stepped
dentil moulding. Click the "bookcase" link to see another
project by this WOODWEB member done in the Greene & Greene
(To create your own Project Gallery listing, click the
"Post Your Project" link)


=> Industry News

ITW Industrial Finishing, manufacturers of Binks and
DeVilbiss industrial spray finishing equipment, will be
featuring a number of wood finishing spray guns, pumps,
and outfits at the 2007 Association of Woodworking and
Furnishings Suppliers Fair (AWFS), taking place Wednesday,
July 18 through Saturday, July 21 at the Las Vegas
Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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