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In this issue:

=> Featured Sawmill
(Frank Thomas Sawmill)

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

=> Video Pick
(Kreg Tool Co.)

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

=> Featured Project
(Pantry storage)

=> Industry News
(New hinge technology keeps lids from slamming shut)


=> Featured Sawmill

The Frank Thomas Sawmill has some history behind it. Since
1933, this mill has produced lumber in Fallston, MD. View
detailed images of the mill's equipment at:


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Here's a look at an accessory gravity-cup arrangement that
makes it convenient to occasionally apply small amounts of
special finishes.

Curved stair risers giving you fits? Woodworkers describe
in detail their techniques for fabrication. 

Something is marring these mouldings, and this operator
needs to find out what. It turns out dents that occur when
chips are pressed back into the wood by cutter ends are
related to problems with the dust collector's suction.

How to replicate a "brushed and burned" look on wide plank
oak flooring? Perhaps a flame gun and a brushing power
tool will do the trick...

A less-than-satisfactory system for making wood-edged
veneer table-tops sparked this discussion. Learn about
flip-top vacuum presses and router jigs here.

Does ash make a quality, affordable alternative for entry
doors? Woodworkers share observations on its workability
and durability.


=> Video Pick

Kreg Tool Company features a pocket hole video
demonstrating how to create a high quality face-frame in
less than 10 minutes. To view the video, click on the link
below and scroll down to Kreg's video link:


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

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing
accessories Web highlights:

* Video Demos Online
* Machine Specifications
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* User Testimonials



=> Hot Threads

Whether you followed your heart, or you stumbled
blindly... something brought you into the woodworking
business. Professionals share stories on what inspired
them to pursue a career in woodworking. Add your own
experience to the thread:

A complete glue failure on a bent oak handrail has this
woodworker perplexed. Where did his by-the-book method go

Jointing and planing face frame stock is time-consuming,
so the cabinetmaker contemplates... Is there a way to
eliminate a step, or perhaps substitute a simpler one?

With an eye toward efficiency in a high-production
environment, a manager presents a picture of a recent
project. Help him determine how long this type of job
*should* take.

=> Featured Project

This client loves to cook... but her pantry was a tiny,
overcrowded disaster. See how a simple design makes all
those canned goods and spices super easy to access:


=> Industry News

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is thrilled to introduce
the Rockler Lid-Stay Torsion Hinge, an innovative product
that replaces both hinges and lid supports on common
woodworking projects like storage boxes or blanket chests.

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