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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Cherry entertainment center)

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

=> Video Pick
(Roger Shaw and Associates)

=> Cabinet and Millwork Installation Forum Technical
Advisor
(Gary Katz)

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

=> Industry News
(New spray gun from AOM Spray Equipment)

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=> Featured Project

This Project Gallery listing shows how a cherry
entertainment center was taken from concept to completion.
See the KCDW design that was presented to the client, and
the finished furniture installed in the client's home:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/1823.html

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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

A lengthy article on entry-level portable sawmill choices
gets up close and personal with Turner mill parts. See how
this mill really works at:
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Modifications_and_Tricks_with_Small_Bandsaw_Mills.html

Fabricating a vacuum table for an older CNC is explored
here. Materials and designs are both considered...
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/ShopBuilt_CNC_Vacuum_Table.html

This epic debate tackles the deposit: should you require
one from your customer before starting work or delivering
your product? Pros come at it from all angles right here:
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Deposits_and_Payment_Schedules_for_Cabinet_Jobs.html

Rigs and jigs, racking and stacking - a wide range of
systems for efficient finishing of cabinet doors is
presented in this article...
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Most_Effective_Way_to_Spray_Cabinet_Doors.html

Here's some short but sweet advice on setting up to
efficiently and cleanly cut and route multiple copies of
the same complex curved shape.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Bandsaw_and_Router_Templates_and_Jigs.html

Furniture makers wax poetic over the differences between
constructing cabinetry and furniture, touching on all
aspects, from the practical to the romantic.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Cabinets_and_Furniture_Whats_the_Difference.html

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=> Video Pick

Roger Shaw and Associates features videos demonstrating
laser leveling and measuring techniques, and data
management processes for field millwork and kitchen
installation applications. To view the videos, click on
the link below and scroll down to Roger Shaw's video link:
http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html

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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
* 24 Hour Parts and Service
* User Testimonials

www.cronsrud.com

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=> Cabinet and Millwork Installation Forum Technical
Advisor

Gary Katz is a licensed general contractor based in
California. For more than 30 years, he has specialized in
finish carpentry working on a wide range of projects 
from tract housing to expansive custom homes, and from
office tenant improvement to schools and hospitals. Author
of two books, over sixty articles in Fine Homebuilding and
JLC, and a DVD series - Mastering Finish Carpentry - Gary
currently demonstrates finish carpentry techniques at
national trade shows and local lumberyards through the
country. Visit the Cabinet and Millwork Installation Forum
at:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/install.pl

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=> Hot Threads

The Wood Doc explains how wood movement is affected by
relative humidity, temperature, and moisture content in
this thread at the Architectural Woodworking Forum. Now's
your chance to get the facts straight:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=600998

When sheets of laminate begin to devour CNC bits at an
unprecedented rate, one wonders what's changed... Is a new
type of bit in order?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cnc.pl?read=601929

Felling trees by the season, or the phase of the moon...
Just folklore, or sound practice? The Wood Doc challenges
some old-fashioned ideas, and confirms others:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl?read=601053

How many screws do *you* use? This discussion on frameless
assembly arose when one shop took a previously outsourced
step in cabinetry construction back in house. Join in at:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cabinetmaking.pl?read=601634

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=> Industry News

AOM Spray Equipment just made glazing easier. Check out
the new spray gun. No air needed.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/industrynews.pl?read=601573

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