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In this issue:

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

=> Featured Shop
(Eliott Woodworking)

=> Industry News
(Veneer Technologies Announces Fourth Annual Craftsman's

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

=> Featured Project
(Cherry kitchen)

=> Video Pick
(Benz Incorporated)


=> Hot Threads

Resawing veneer in-house can be a tedious task. But if the
sleds used to plane the veneer down to proper thickness
could be replaced with a faster method, precious time
could be saved...

Does supporting a granite countertop with a 1/2" steel
plate sound like overkill? It does to some at the
Cabinetmaking Forum. More practical (and lighter weight)
alternatives for an overhang are under review at:

What's the most professional way to give old cabinets a
new lease on life? Cabinet refacing with veneers is up for
discussion here. Experienced refacers stress proper
application for success...

When wood is exposed to two different atmospheres on two
different sides, the question is not *will* it warp, but
*when* will it warp... In this case, the trouble is
occurring with a door stile, and the solution may involve
a rod...


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

Excellent photos of machinery and shop layout provide a
clear idea of how work flows through this shop. Elliott
Woodworking specializes in cabinetry and millwork in a 20'
x 80' space:
(To create your own Shop Gallery listing, click the "Post Your Shop" link)


=> Industry News

Veneer Technologies is now accepting entries for the
company’s design competition, Veneer Tech Craftsman’s
Challenge Awards. The competition aims to recognize
achievement in the use of natural veneer through cash
awards and other recognition to designers, craftsmen,
distributors and distributor's sales representatives.
Learn more at:


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Attempting to re-create a farmhouse finish from 1775
requires a little research. A good place to begin is with
this discussion...

If the article above piqued your interest, take a further
history lesson in the realm of restoration. "The Use of
Wax Finishes on Pre-Industrial American Furniture" by
Joseph Godla is an information-packed publication.

What's the difference between five digits and six? In
regard to price tags, the difference is a whole lot of
cash - not a small consideration when it comes to the CNC
new-or-used debate. Help make your decision with this

Ever considered converting a shipping container into a dry
kiln? It's been done before. Learn some of the important
do's and don'ts, and view pictures of a kiln in use at:

Cabinetmakers share an array of ideas on gluing, clamping,
and pinning their doors. Which comes first, and which is
most important? See if you agree...

For the finisher who wants to go water-based, blotchy
results are a frustrating bump in the road. Is a simple
change of schedule all that's needed?


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=> Featured Project

This cherry kitchen proves elegance and simplicity are
perfect companions. To see other styles the cabinetmaker
is capable of, don't miss the "View more projects by this
member" links to the right.
(To create your own Project Gallery listing, click the
"Post Your Project" link)


=> Video Pick
(Benz Incorporated)

Benz Incorporated features videos on CNC boring and
routing heads. Videos demonstrate a BENZ single sided
right angle unit, a double sided right angle head and
bottle holder building with an aggregate. To view the
videos, click on the link below, then scroll down to Benz
Incorporated's video link:

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