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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Cherry kitchen)

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

=> Video Pick
(Porter Cable)

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

=> Industry News
(Vectric announces launch of Aspire)


=> Featured Project

This cherry kitchen proves there can be elegance in
simplicity. Photos detail each feature, from the curved
countertop to the recessed sink cab.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Shop owners agree: making a phone call *to* OSHA is a
whole lot better than getting a phone call *from* OSHA. Be
proactive and make sure your shop is in compliance with
safety regulations before your number is called...

This article delves into shaper choices and shop rigs and
jigs for advanced joinery such as mortise-and-tenon window
sash. Dedicated machinery is pitted against extra-accurate
machinery in one debate...

Sawing parallel to the bark produces higher-quality
boards. Here's an explanation from the Wood Doc, with some
how-to tips.

It can be tricky to achieve a consistent fit for drawer
faces in full-inset cabinetry. Here's some advice from a
handful of pros accustomed to accuracy:

You can boost volume, but not pressure, by hooking two
compressors to the same air line. Here is a sampling of
opinions on how to... or why not.

There may not be a software application out there
dedicated to wainscoting layout, but several cabinet
design programs can readily accomplish it.


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
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* User Testimonials



=> Video Pick

Porter-Cable features assorted power tool demo videos
including the tiger claw, random orbit sanders, compact
belt sander, palm grip finishing sander, mac-saw and razor
saw blades. To view the videos, click on the link below
and scroll down to Porter-Cable's video link:


=> Hot Threads

With a heaping handful of projects going on at any given
time, this shop seeks new ways to increase efficiency by
focusing on employee organization. What tools do you use
to keep everyone on task?

Simple ways to attach crown moulding atop frameless
cabinets are under review at the Cabinet and Millwork
Installation Forum. Share your solutions and sketches at:

CNC... PTP... NBM... What's a machinery shopper to choose,
with all these options? The goal is clean through-boring
in flat panels. Add your advice at:

How much wood could a bandmill saw if a bandmill could saw
wood? The Wood Doc helps figure out the answer...


=> Industry News

Specialist CNC routing and engraving software developer,
Vectric Ltd, announces the launch of Aspire  CNC software
for dimensional wood carving, routing, sign making and
engraving. Aspire is the easiest way to convert 2D
drawings and designs into high quality 3D relief and CNC
toolpaths. Learn more at:

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