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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(J.W. Lane and Son, Cabinetmakers)

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

=> Video Pick

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

=> Industry News
(Cabinet Pro CNC to participate in Challengers Award at

=> Featured Project
(Teak outdoor kitchen, space-saving bed)


=> Featured Shop

J.W. Lane and Son, Cabinetmakers operates a 3300 square
foot shop in Ocean Springs, MS. Clear photos of a
freshly-cleaned shop walk you through the machinery
(To create your own free listing, click the "Post Your
Shop Listing" link)


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Although cabinet refacing may not be a booming business,
the market still exists for a clean, well-crafted, and
relatively inexpensive kitchen makeover. This in depth
article covers one man's method for pro refacing:

Insomnia used to stem from inspiration for this
cabinetmaker... But now his sleepless nights are due to
business stress. Advice on keeping steady cash flow - and
catching up on rest - is doled out here:

The dos and don'ts of MDF moulding installation are
covered in this article. Techniques for coping, gluing and
fastening are discussed.

How to get the look of classic cabinetry in an exterior
setting? Outdoor kitchens that will stand up to the
elements are the topic of conversation at:

With plenty of work and not enough hands, this shop
debates purchasing a CNC or hiring a new employee.
Although the CNC could dramatically improve efficiency in
certain areas, could the rest of production keep up?


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

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and Clearance/Close-Out specials at
on ProScale Digital measuring system products.

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=> Video Pick

Copemaster features a video on its production coping
machine, designed to increase productivity and safety. To
view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to
Copemaster's video link.


=> Hot Threads

Flex crown adds a new element of difficulty when cutting
return miters for arched mouldings on kitchen cabinets.
Join in this discussion on the simplest methods for
calculating these cuts.

What is the minimum deposit you will accept before
beginning to manufacture? Concerns about a 10% law have
this contractor questioning the amount he is allowed to

A unique situation on a less-than-perfect job site means a
new approach to base cabs and toekicks for this
cabinetmaker. Help him devise a construction plan that
will ease installation:

A question about steaming walnut for better color results
receives a definitive response from Gene Wengert (A.K.A
The Wood Doctor), inspiring a discussion that delves
deeply into this colorful topic...

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



=> Industry News

A new feature within Cabinet Pro CNC offers the truly
custom cabinetmaker a revolutionary concept in technology
that will efficiently incorporate CNC machines into the
manufacturing process. Cabinet Pro is participating in the
Challengers Award with this new concept. To learn more,


=> Featured Project

The louvered doors steal the show in this teak outdoor

While you're at the Project Gallery, don't miss this
space-age, space-saving bedroom/office solution. See the
setup in sleep and work modes at:
(To create your own free listing, click the "Post Your
Project Listing" link)

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