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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Serpentine bar rail)

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

=> Video Pick

=> Safety Shakeup
(Ripsaw warning)

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

=> Industry News
(To the Woodworking Community - from AWFS)

=> Featured Shop
(Brown Custom Woodworks)


=> Featured Project

Ribbon-grain sapele is shown off in this serpentine bar
rail. Don't miss the short discussion at the end about
possible alternative constructions...


=> Hot Threads

The finer points of beaded face frame joinery are under
discussion at the Cabinetmaking Forum. Add your own
techniques for a tight, crisp frame at:

After a series of conversations with a handful of big CNC
machine manufacturers, this prospective buyer is
thoroughly confused. Is the difference between a panel
machine and a joinery machine the difference between a
router and a point-to-point? Dive into the details at:

A new problem has arisen in an old routine: crazing in the
clear coat on sapele-veneered panels. Help troubleshoot

Got a sawmill? Got opinions? Then add your input on this
new design for a dimensional mill. Ideas and images are
already flying back and forth:


=> Video Pick
QuickScribe features videos demonstrating a QuickScribe
router accessory plate, ScribeMate router template
accessory, and EuroScriber clamp tool. To view the videos,
click on the link below and scroll down to QuickScribe's
video link:


=> Safety Shakeup

If you've been growing lax around the ripsaw, the photo in
response #10 ought to shake a little sense into you...
Warning: it's gruesome.


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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

This article offers a classic example, and some great
pictures, of catalyzed finish drying before it hits the
workpiece — and advice on prevention.

Pros describe how they manufacture small runs of curved
crown moulding for rounded outside corners.

One more snapped screw might lead this installer to a fit
of frustration... Screws are under review - with and
without self-tapping points and nibbed heads - for
connecting cabinets during installation.

This article presents a quick, concise explanation of how
to adjust an edge bander trimmer:

These professional cabinetmakers and cabinet providers
explain there is more than one method that can be used to
make a living. The practical aspects of outsourcing
cabinet parts are pitted against arguments for building
all your parts in-house.

This detailed advice from experienced finishers explains
how to spray a large number of interior doors with
oil-based paint, efficiently and cleanly.


=> Industry News

A message to the woodworking community… For nearly 100
years, the Association of Woodworking & Furnishings
Suppliers (AWFS) has been supporting the woodworking
community. During that time, the association has witnessed
the most profound boom and bust cycles in our country’s
history. But through it all, our mission has remained
unchanged: We are a non-profit organization dedicated to
securing and strengthening the future of our industry.
Read the rest of this message at:


=> Featured Shop

After being laid off from one realm of the wood industry,
this young woodworker recalls his family's roots as he
opens his own shop. Brown Custom Woodworks specializes in
furniture and repairs, and showcases some antique
equipment in this Shop Gallery listing:

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