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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Louis XV TV trays)

=> Auction Alert
(Two Wood Industry Manufacturers)

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

=> Video Pick
(Veneer System's case clamp demonstration)

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

=> Featured Shop
(Williamson's Woodwork Design)


=> Featured Project

There's more to these mahogany end tables than immediately
meets the eye. With spring-loaded legs, each drawer
transforms into a TV tray. Watch an apparent antique go
modern in moments! Also, don't miss this contributor's
"Millwork for a retail store" link at the top of the page.
(To create your own Project Gallery listing, click the
"Post Your Project" link)


=> Auction Alert

Online only auction closing November 15th, 2007 
Location: Sanford, FL 
Partial Inventory:
Deihl Molder, Weinig Feed Thru Molder, Holz-her VPS,
Frame Assembly Machines
Hansen Auction Company

Public Auction - Timber Creek Flooring Plant, Nov. 29
Live Onsite and Internet Webcast
Tiverton, Ontario, Canada
19,510 sf buildings, 98.75 acres
Hasco end matchers, Mereen-Johnson multi-rip, Wadkin
moulder, Whitney planer, Stemac & Boere sanders,
trim saw, dust collector, Hanomag loader, forklift
trucks, etc.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

You won't need super human laser vision for this task, but
you will need time-tested experience. Figured wood can be
recognized - or at least predicted - from the outside of a
standing tree. Hear are some clues to start your expert

If you're a sawyer who loves cedar, you'll want to treat
it right. This article discusses when to saw and how to
market, for getting the most out of your logs.

The troubleshooting checklist is long for an unhappy
moulder that is producing growling sounds. This detailed
article provides a solid starting point to determining the
source of the grumbling.

Fitting a standard sink into a corner cabinet can be a bit
like the venerable round-peg-square-hole situation. Here
are some fresh ideas on a classic problem...

Conquering unwieldy, large crown moulding seem like an
unlikely accomplishment? This article discusses using
clamps and adhesives to help secure MDF crown corners.

Speaking of unwieldy, here's a heftier subject: moving a
15,000 pound widebelt sander from the delivery truck into
the shop... without tipping it over, dumping it off the
loading dock, or crushing an employee. How to handle this
DIY-style, and some valid reasons why not to.


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=> Video Pick

Veneer Systems presents a case clamp demonstration showing
an operator control panel and unload/set upright control
station. Also covered are loading table, base air jets,
recirculating ball screw, multi direction rollers and
photocell. To view the video, click on the link below and
scroll down to Veneer System's "Hofer Koptronik Case Clamp


=> Hot Threads

The Cabinetmaking Forum has gone to the dogs. Literally.
One forum contributor's most reliable employee - his
German shepherd - is driven wild by the sound of the
edgebander. Leo the Labrador joins in the fray by modeling
some super-duty doggy safety gear. Share your shop dog
tails... er, *tales*... right here (and don't forget a

A 60" opening presents a design dilemma for this door
maker. Both a set of standard double doors and pair of
pocket doors have already been ruled out, so he proposes
hanging one door off the other. Can this work without sag
or other compromise?

A busy face frame cabinet shop is looking toward the next
step in expansion. With a relatively efficient system
already established, the owner wonders what CNC machinery
might bring to the table. Problems and progress are each
being looked at: 

This cabinetmaker is having trouble with his 1/2" vinyl
wrap drawer blanks. Employees keep shooting staples
through the sides. Is there a work-around?


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 Shop

With just 600 square feet of space and one worker,
Williamson's Woodwork Design manages to gross 150,000 in
yearly sales. How can a business produce custom cabinetry
and millwork in such a small area? With expert
organization. See with your own eyes:
(To create your own Shop Gallery listing, click the "Post
Your Shop" link)

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