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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(Zongkers Custom Woods, Inc.)

=> Auction Alert
(Woodworking Machinery)

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

=> Video Pick
(Elkom North America)

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

=> Featured Project
Flashy furniture for a high-style salon)

=> Industry News
(Rockler introduces line of integrated dust collection


=> Featured Shop

With 10,000 square feet and just under 10 employees, the
brothers Zongker operate this custom cabinet business in
Omaha, NE. Check out their carving and marquetry setup at:



=> Auction Alert

Public Auction - Infra-Structures, Inc.
Brentwood, NY on September 10th
Featuring: SCMI-K208 Edge Bander, Striebig Panel
Saw, Martin Moulder/Planers, Routers, Shaper,
Platen Press, Brandt Post Former Press,
Woodworking Machinery. Call Cincinnati Industrial


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

From itching, burning skin to severe asthmatic reaction...
It turns out the dust and oils from ipe are allergenic and
toxic. Here's more info on the serious personal protective
gear you'll need if you work with this wood.

This long article is full of thoughtful advice on how to
assess the value and prospects of a cabinet business that
is up for sale.

The crown moulding installation in a high-end home was
going quite smoothly until they hit a roadblock... an air
duct register. Now what?

Are drafting and project management separate
responsibilities, or is it more efficient to have one
skilled person do both?

Finishing Alder can be challenging. From prep work to the
final coating material, approaches for avoiding a blotchy
look are covered in this article.

A dimensional misstep on a custom wood storm door project
has taught this carpenter a valuable lesson in how to
avoid making this mistake again ... but is there a way to
fix the current problem?


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

Elkom North America features solid surface and plastic
thermoforming equipment videos. To view the videos, click
on the link below and scroll down to Elkom's video link:


=> Hot Threads

This CNC Forum thread compares vacuum types, and pits
rotary vane against regenerative blower. How do you decide
which vacuum pump is correct for your application? Get
started here.

The problem: cutting curved details in thick stock that is
too long and heavy for the bandsaw. The solution? Well,
that's what we're trying to find...

When this 5-man shop added a CNC to its frameless cabinet
operation, the need to streamline their box assembly
procedure arose. Super-efficient systems are under
discussion here:

A question about the optimal diameter of copper pipe for
air lines has inspired an in-depth discussion on good
design for an entire air system.

=> Featured Project

Here you'll find a salon-full of custom cabinets, shelves,
and desks... fit for the rich and famous.


=> Industry News

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware rolled out a new line of
integrated dust collection accessories recently, allowing
woodworkers to utilize the powerful suction from their
dust collectors for the fastest, quietest and most
efficient shop-wide cleaning solution on the market.

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