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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Wood floor inlays)

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

=> Video Pick

=> Featured Sawmill
(Arkansawyer Sawmill)

=> Dovetail Drawers Using a CNC
(Discussion and video)

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

=> Featured Shop
TimberCreek WoodWorks


=> Featured Project

This beautifully crafted series of wood floor inlays shows
off figured wood and fine work without going over the top.
See pictures of the finished projects, and learn what
materials were used, at the Project Gallery:


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Learn how a lady's nylon stocking figures into the
solution for this costly coating problem. Small whitish
particles in CV straight from the can could be a flatting
agent, temperature issue, or something else entirely...

Another worker ponders whether to buy a shop that's up and
running, or set up his own from scratch. Lots of good
angles considered in this long article.

How are those clean corners achieved on a Formica counter?
Here's a detailed description of how to make a miter-fold
corner with laminate material.

Want to see that grain pop? Here's some advice on a
finishing schedule that will bring out the striking grain
effects on some beautiful curly redwood.

If you want the muscle to move logs, you should look at
hydraulic winches, not electric. Read on for other
skidding advice.

Hammers on holiday, levels gone to lunch - it's the
tiresome tendency of shop tools to disappear throughout
the year. How much is too much, and how to end the
vanishing act? 


=> Video Pick

Her-Saf features machinery and tooling videos including
dadoing and clamping. Videos show two panel routers, a
denti moulding machine, a foot control and a quick clamp.
To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll
down to Her-Saf's video link.


=> Featured Sawmill

You've read Arkansawyer's advice at the Sawing and Drying
Forum... Now read about his mill and see a picture of his
setup at the Sawmill Gallery:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

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=> WOODWEB Member Uploaded Video: Dovetail Drawers Using a

A question at our CNC Forum on dovetail drawers has
sparked much discussion on the tool available from Vortex.
As demonstrated by one WOODWEB member, it's now easier
than ever to get your point across at the forums - by
posting your own video. Check out this thread, and a video
of the Vortex system in action:


=> Hot Threads

Suggestions for a frameless apron-style sinkbase are under
review at the Cabinetmaking Forum. Add your own advice at:

CNC spoilboards - are they pulled down from the bottom, or
pushed down from the top? This CNC Forum thread asks just
how many inches of mercury is needed, and why... Join in
this already lengthy vacuum discussion:

Under debate is the best finish for a large wood slab
tabletop. Strongly differing opinions on coatings are
flying at the Finishing Forum.

The chatter a Weinig P1000 is experiencing has stumped the
shop - and a number of respected technicians. Think you
can solve the mystery? Start investigating:

=> Featured Shop

A young woodworker built this shop from the ground up -
literally. After construction of the 30 x 40 building, the
fine woodworking began. Take a virtual shop tour, then
don't forget to check out the Elvis Belt Display Case...

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