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In this issue:

=> Forum Image Uploading Improved
(Include pictures with your posts)

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

=> Featured Shop
(True32 Custom Cabinetry)

=> Video Pick

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

=> Industry News
(Mirror Reflections designs moulding manufacturer

=> Finishing Forum Technical Advisor
(Bob Niemeyer lends his expertise)


=> Forum Image Uploading Improved

It's now easier than ever to include an image with your
post at WOODWEB's forums. When filling out the "Post a 
Message" form, you're offered the option of selecting an
image file from your hard drive to upload along with your 
post. PDFs and SketchUp files can be uploaded in the same


=> Hot Threads

Do you have a preferred method for installing HPL panels
with z-clips? Tips and tricks are flying at:

The basics on tooling and blades for CNC V-grooving for
miter folds are covered in this thread, and you may be 
surprised to find out why a saw is preferred over a

An out-of-square moulder is causing its operator a few
headaches. Help him achieve accurate angles once again:

Do the proposed mitered corners on a large walnut slab
conference table have even a slim chance of survival?
Solid construction alternatives are under review here:


=> Featured Shop

True32 Custom Cabinetry manufactures full access cabinetry
in Tennessee. Take a virtual tour of the shop you've 
heard so much about...


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

EX-FACTORY features a collection of videos highlighting
the WR Series of CNC Routers and KT Series of edgebanders.
CAM-WOOD provides solutions for small shops to increase
productivity and quality without investing six figures. To
view the videos, click on the link below and scroll down
to EX-FACTORY's video link:


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

A shop seeks help in achieving consistent thickness before
sending stock to the CNC for cutting into small parts. 
The discussion ranges over belt sander accuracy, planer
choices, onion-skinning techniques, and more.

Lining up and attaching drawer fronts can be a finicky
production bottleneck. Here are half a dozen ways 
cabinetmakers handle it.

If this guy had followed his six-year-old's advice on not
loaning out tools... he wouldn't need all this other 
advice on salvaging a spraygun that is all gunked up with
dried-on polyurethane finish.

Cabinetmakers offer their guesstimates on a reasonable
price for a typical built-in... But caution that the only
way to determine your own price is to track your time and
costs accurately.

If you insure your assets for less than their full value,
you won't get fully compensated for a partial loss, even 
if it's less than your insured value. This article
explains why.

This quick but thorough round-up of French door hardware
options, past and present, focuses on three-point locking 


=> Industry News

Mirror Reflections, a leader in moulding design, has
created a new database for moulding manufacturers in the
United States. Manufacturers of mouldings should feel
free to add their companies to the new database. This is
a free service designed to help businesses grow with the
changing times of the industry.


=> Finishing Forum Technical Advisor

Bob Niemeyer is a Technical Representative with over 28
years experience as a job estimator, lead finisher,
manager and trainer of personnel. Most recently, Bob has been hired to teach wood finishing courses at Madison Area 
Technical College (MATC). He also works for ICA-North
America as the North American Technical Support 
representative. Bob currently also owns and operates a
furniture touchup business in the Madison, Wisconsin area.
Visit the Finishing Forum at:

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