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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(Loh Woodworking Inc.)

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

=> Backstage at WOODWEB
(Introducing Jim Roberts)

=> Video Pick

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

=> Industry News
(Sand Pro Inspection Lights speed up production)

=> Featured Project
(Unique remodel)


=> Featured Shop

Loh Woodworking Inc. provides custom millwork and
cabinetry to the New York fashion district. See their shop
- which has its own sense of style - and some of their
installed work at: 


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Subtly revealing but solidly white - this is the stain
effect a client requests for her new kitchen. Learn how to
achieve a nice white without obscuring the wood's grain

If you understand what ray fleck is, you can tell which
logs have it. Here's a short but sweet tutorial on how.

Achieving a believable "distressed" look on brand new wood
is tricky. Here are some ideas on blending efficient
techniques with those that create inconsistent results -
which in this case, is just what we're looking for.

A clean, modern design for a built-in wall unit needs to
incorporate thick, hollow shelves to contain wiring and
puck lighting. Here's a straightforward approach to
constructing the unit.

Building your first real shop in your backyard... Prudent,
or foolish? Shop owners who have been there and done that
argue their points...


=> Backstage at WOODWEB

Jim Roberts is as behind-the-scenes as it gets at WOODWEB.
Serving as Systems Engineer and Lead Programmer, Jim
maintains all server related issues. He has an extensive
background in internet technologies, and is a freelance
web consultant who operates Roberts Webforge Inc.
(www.robertswebforge.com). When away from the computer,
Jim enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his
wife and 3 children.


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
* 24 Hour Parts and Service
* User Testimonials



=> Video Pick
Specialtytools.com features "All About Tools Live."
Archived episodes of these demos include: sanders,
routers, laminate tools, clamps, seam cutting and pulling,
abrasives and polishing, planers, particulates, solid
surface corners, vacuum molding and forming, and
templates. To view the videos, click on the link below and
scroll down to Specialtytools.com's video links:


=> Hot Threads

A clogging problem is slowing this dust collection cyclone
down... Chip in to help troubleshoot a dust-sucking

Finish failure where rail meets stile is blamed on
moisture issues in this discussion. Could the glue choice
also have played a part?

A special fastener for a fixed shelf is sought at the
Furniture Making Forum. The hardware must help tie an
entire bookshelf together, but still allow for shelf
adjustment if necessary. You'll find a video of a
suggested connector in the responses.

The power-feed setup on this shaper is not going well. Add
your advice on how to prevent a large bite from being
taken out of the moulding as it leaves the machine...


=> Industry News

Sand Pro Inspection Lights save time and money by speeding
up production and avoiding costly rework. See scratches,
swirl marks, and other imperfections before the material
is finished. Non-glaring flat beam bulbs illuminate work
while eliminating eye strain. Learn more at:


=> Featured Project

"One of a kind" and "wonderfully esoteric" are two quotes
from this Project Gallery listing - and they describe the
remodel presented here well:

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