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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(Thomas Fugate, Furniture Maker)

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

=> Video Pick
(Custom Service Hardware, Inc.)

=> Software Connection
(Free Woodworking Software)

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

=> Featured Sawmill
(H&W Custom Cut Lumber)

=> Industry News
(Safety Speed Cut Adds Compact Vertical Panel Saw to
Product Line)


=> Featured Shop

Thomas Fugate's one-man shop in Williamsburg, VA
specializes in 19th and early 20th century American
furniture. With just 600 square feet of space,
organization is key.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

The cost of health insurance is a hot topic these days.
Monthly rates are skyrocketing to the point that companies
can no longer afford to cover their employees. Shop owners
share their tribulations - and their solutions - to this

With multiple styles and species of moulding profiles to
keep in stock, this already well-organized shop seeks to
develop an even slicker storage system. Vertical and
horizontal options are reviewed here.

Mastering the miter joint on face frame corner cabinets is
the topic of this article. Pros share their techniques:

Installs should not be tool-scattering, time-wasting,
profit-blowing exercises in frustration... This article on
keeping tools and equipment in order - from shop to job
site - aims to prevent profit loss in the final stage of
the project.

A revealing Japanese red-and-black finish is all the rage
these days. These finishers can't seem to agree on the
spelling of this special effect's name, or on the best way
to achieve it... But the variety of finishing schedules
discussed will definitely get you started:

This article starts off with a request for the Finest
Planer on the Planet. You'll find plenty of opinions,
intelligently presented, on just which makes and models
rise to the top.


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



=> Video Pick

CSH, Custom Service Hardware Inc., features the EasyCoper
Video. Watch the EasyCoper in action by clicking on the
link below, then scrolling down to CSH's video link:


=> Free Woodworking Software

You'll find fully functional applications and demos
including plywood and panel optimizers, CAD and CNC
software at WOODWEB's Software Connection. What are you
waiting for?


=> Hot Threads

Creating crown moulding in-house is a step into uncharted
territory for this shop. Share your methods for making
curved crown for an outside corner at:

Issues of alignment are under review at the Cabinetry
Forum. Face frames and applied ends are at the center of
the discussion:

Messy title blocks with no consistency, and plenty of
spelling errors... The CAD Forum tackles this problem,
developing a clean and repeatable system for the entire

Switching from solvent to waterborne coatings is a popular
topic these days. Answers to a handful of specific
questions will help make the change a smooth one...

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
Accurate Technology:

Check out Accurate Technology Commercial ON LINE sales at
and Clearance/Close-Out specials at
on ProScale Digital measuring system products.

Exciting new Consumer products can be found at


=> Featured Sawmill

H&W Custom Cut Lumber runs a LumberMate 2000 in Waxhaw,
NC. See the mill being put to work at:


=> Industry News

Safety Speed Cut is pleased to announce the latest
addition to their vertical panel saw family. The new C5
vertical panel saw is a compact version of their larger
panel saw models. The C5 measures 5 ft. in length with the
ability to crosscut up to 64" and rip cut up to 96". 

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