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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(Josefs Art Woodturning)

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

=> Video Pick
(Speed Sander)

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

=> Industry News
(Multiple Lean Manufacturing Sessions To Be Offered At
AWFS Fair)

=> Featured Project
(Waterbased finish job)

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=> Featured Shop

Josefs Art Woodturning manufactures many items, from
columns to carvings to stair components. Learn about their
equipment and see pictures from the shop floor at:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/shop/posts/860.html

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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

This article dives head first into fluted woodwork.
Detailed images show one pro's shop-built fluting jig.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Cutting_Flutes_in_Pilasters.html

The CNC machine entry-level price point is a popular topic
at WOODWEB these days. Small shops give advice on
acquiring a solid machine without breaking the bank:
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Shopping_for_EntryLevel_CNC_Equipment.html

It's a whole lot of work to get nice flush joints and
consistent dimensions on cabinet face frames. Here's an
article about whether to surface your own stock or buy
pre-planed lumber.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Should_I_Joint_and_Plane_My_Own_FaceFrame_Stock.html

In "Nakashima Table Details," furniture makers strive to
emulate the master. Joinery for a dining room table is
focused on here:
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Nakashima_Table_Details.html

Trying to push a moulder to perform outside the limits of
its original design can result in serious injury. Here are
some ideas on how to run a deep profile... safely.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Modifying_a_Moulder_to_Run_a_Deep_Profile.html

A highly qualified shop employee with broad
responsibilities asks how to assess his own fair wage
rate, and kicks off a spirited discussion among employers,
employees, and self-employed craftsmen.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Skilled_Woodworker_Employee_Wages.html

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=> Video Pick
	
Speed Sander features a video of the Speedsander widebelt
sander in action. To view the video, click on the link
below and scroll down to Speed Sander'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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=> Hot Threads

When a door manufacturer experiences increased bowing
after switching to a new adhesive, the question arises...
Could this new glue be creating a moisture problem?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/adhesives.pl?read=610816

A mess of motors and bits has this shop owner fuming with
frustration. Can his problem be solved with a drill
organization system... Or should he consider standardizing
his screws instead?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cabinetmaking.pl?read=612293

This small shop is searching for a
shoebox-fold-out-pop-up-instant-spray setup. Well, not
quite... but your advice is sought on incorporating a
modest finishing booth into a 1300 square foot shop.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/finishing.pl?read=611428

Wood boring insects sure can put a damper on an otherwise
exciting project, like an ash floor in a brand new post
and beam barn. How to thwart those bugs? Preservatives and
alternative wood species are under discussion.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl?read=610988 

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=> Industry News

The College of Woodworking Knowledge (CWWK) education
program at AWFSFair in Las Vegas this summer will feature
a variety of Lean Manufacturing seminars, all designed to
help the woodworking industry improve internal processes
and transition from traditional ways of doing things to
more efficient systems that increase productivity and
drive revenue. 
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/industrynews.pl?read=612161

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=> Featured Project

This whole-house finish job shows off a wide variety of
waterbased effects:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/2071.html

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