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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop
(Donald Dean and Sons Inc.)

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

=> Video Pick

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

=> Industry News
(Hardwood Forestry Fund Receives National Arbor Day
Foundation Award)

=> Featured Project
(Fir slab trestle table)


=> Featured Shop

Donald Dean and Sons Inc. produces cabinet components,
furniture, and more at their 58,000 square foot facility
in northeast Pennsylvania. WOODWEB staff recently
interviewed Donald Dean and Son's Site Manager and took
extensive photos at their shop. The resulting 6 slide
shows can be viewed at:


=> Hot Threads

Frameless construction is a hot topic at the Forums...
First, a discussion of cabinet installation techniques
compares frameless to face frame. Share your secrets for a
quick, clean installation at:

Next, here's a puzzle you may have already solved... How
do you fit frameless cabs in between two out-of-plumb

Tall ceilings and grand archways call for fittingly
elegant trim. The woodworker on the job says the specified
casings - 3 1/4" wide - are too skimpy. What do you think?

A bandsaw operator wonders if his cracked and bent bandsaw
blades should be retired to the scrap heap, or given new
life. Other sawyers agree that the more important question
is, what busted these blades in the first place?


=> Video Pick

TigerStop features two videos on stop/gauge and pusher
systems, TigerStop and HandyOpt. To view the videos, click
on the link below and scroll down to TigerStop's video


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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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

A production manager who likes to do things the hard way
gets set straight - edgebanding first, assembly after.
Along the way there's a detailed discussion of how to
produce square edge cuts, even with basic equipment.

When all you're producing is a piece of paper, can you
demand compensation? Many pros insist that a design
deserves a fee - and without charging one, all you're
doing is working for free.

Here's some advice - with plenty of pictures - on creating
a bead detail on the inside edge of a cope-and-stick
cabinet door.

Advice on motor and pulley sizing for a dedicated-purpose
shop-built shaper leads to a discussion of the
alternatives to making a special-purpose tool.

Even top-quality craftsmanship can look cruddy in a poor
photograph. If you want to get good at taking pro-level
pictures of your cabinetry in place, here's a quick
rundown of what you might need to learn.

A homebuilder who shop-builds his own cabinets for 15
houses a year asks for advice on speeding up carcass
construction. Here's what he came up with...


=> Industry News

Tree planters and conservation-minded organizations from
around the United States were honored at the 37th Annual
National Arbor Day Awards banquet for their work inspiring
people to plant and celebrate trees. The Hardwood Forestry
Fund, a Reston, VA, based non-profit tree planting and
educational foundation, received one of four 2009 Arbor
Day Foundation project awards.


=> Featured Project

This wide slab trestle table features butterfly joints and
cherry pegs. See it from all angles at:

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