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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(First Cut Custom Woodworks)

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

=> Video Pick

=> Featured Project
(Modern kitchen... with a twist)

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

=> Featured Sawmill
(Logs to Lumber and Beyond)

=> Industry News
(Festool USA to introduce new trim router May 1st)


=> Featured Shop

First Cut Custom Woodworks is a door and window
manufacturer in New York state. Get a virtual tour of
their 4000 square feet of space, from spray booth to
machine area to work tables. Don't stumble over the
employee of the month, who just *might* be snoozing on the
(To create your own free listing, click the "Create Your
Shop Listing" link)


=> Hot Threads

An architect's specs spark an investigation into the finer
points of book matching and center balancing at the
Architectural Woodworking Forum. Add your ideas:

Maintaining maple's lovely clear complexion while changing
its color through staining is proving to be problematic
for one finisher. Help him achieve a blotch-free surface
right here:

The used double-spindle shapers this woodworker sees for
sale really seem like a steal... But only if they're
useful in the modern shop. Chime in to sing the praises -
or grumble the insults - of these old-fashioned machines.

Overlays, insets, and end panels: when and how to use them
- alone and together - is being discussed at the
Cabinetmaking Forum:

=> Video Pick

Carvewright features a video demonstrating the programming
and use of their 3-dimensional wood carving machine. To
view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to
Carvewright's video link:


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=> Featured Project
This monumental curved kitchen was three years in the
making. What's more impressive? The age of the
cabinetmaker in charge...
(To create your own free listing, click the "Post Your
Project Listing" link)


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

In the battle between the elements and exterior coatings,
pro finishers agree that Mother Nature comes out on top,
eventually. But that doesn't mean entry doors can't look
great long term - it just means a superior coating must be
used, and regularly maintained...

With three different major log scales producing three
vastly different estimates, what's a log buyer (or seller)
to do? This article on Doyle, Scribner, and International
scales will make things a little clearer (than mud).

Days turn to weeks, weeks to months... and still, that
enormous stack of cabinets hulks over half of your shop...
What to do with the job that can't be delivered because of
construction delays that are out of your control? Rework
your contract, and get paid for that occupied space!

Can the modern age simplify compound curved casing, or do
CAD and CNC machines just complicate things? Find out when
this complex moulding is successfully modeled at:

Two worlds collide when a pair of high gloss finishes are
compared: off-the-gun and buffed-out. A perfect smooth and
shiny surface is sought for a white MDF kitchen.


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 Sawmill

Take a look at these photos to see how Richard Mills lives
up to his name... His portable Wood-Mizer and Nyle kiln
are the major components in his sawing and drying
operation in Flat Rock, MI.
(To create your own free listing, click the "Create Your
Sawmill Listing" link)


=> Industry News

The new Festool MFK 700 Edge and Trim Router provides a
single, precise, accurate and efficient solution for
common edge trimming and forming work, especially when
used in edge banding and laminate applications. The MFK
700 is a modular system, incorporating tool-less base
changes, which make it fast, easy, versatile and
economical. Learn more at:

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