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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Rustic meets elegant)

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

=> Video Pick
(Safety Speed Cut)

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

=> Industry News
(Veneer Technologies Accepting Craftsman's Challenge


=> Featured Project

Take a brief flight of fancy and enjoy these carefully
crafted, rustic works... Then head for the water and take
your pick of three creatively constructed boats.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Installers share their methods for achieving a clean,
finished joint between pre-finished plywood panels on the
back of a kitchen peninsula. Some strive for precision,
while others aim for disguise...

A complaining customer calls - yet again - about a minor
drawer alignment issue on a custom vanity. How can this
cabinetmaker end the callback-site-adjustment cycle?

Concerned about wood movement in an overhanging mahogany
island top, pros consider options including threaded rod
reinforcement, sliding dovetails, or thin-sawing the wood.


What's that toasty brown color appearing in your maple
lumber? Here's a technical explanation of the chemical
process that makes some wood turn brown during

Making a perfect match can be tricky... Woodworkers
discuss non-destructive ways to take profiles of existing
mouldings in order to make exact reproductions.

A furniture manufacturer is feeling the crush of tough
market conditions. While wholesale is killing him, direct
sales may be able to bring him back from the brink. Here's
some well-informed advice on a new sales structure.


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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=> Video Pick

Safety Speed Cut features a comprehensive collection of
videos demonstrating a complete line of panel saws, panel
routers, edgebanders, and wide belt sanders for panel
processing needs. To view the videos, click on the link
below and scroll down to Safety Speed Cut's video link:


=> Hot Threads

What's getting a whole lot of attention at the
Cabinetmaking Forum? This slick, shop-built beaded face
frame notching machine, of course. Check it out:

A question at the CNC Forum seeks some real-world numbers.
When machining tongue and groove profiles, what tolerances
are acceptable?

This cabinetmaker and now-and-then finisher wants advice
on building a temporary spraybooth for occasional use.
Help him out with ideas regarding equipment and structure

The mystery of the disintegrating hinges is being solved.
Find out what powers are at work in the ruin of this

=> Industry News

Veneer Technologies of Newport, NC, is now accepting
entries for their fifth annual design competition, Veneer
Tech’s Craftsman’s Challenge. The national competition
highlights achievement in the use of natural veneer
through cash awards and other recognition for wood veneer
craftsmen, designers, distributors and distributor sales
representatives. Any amount of natural veneer used in the
end product from any source will qualify entries. Learn
more at:

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