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In this issue:

=> New: Recent Images Gallery at WOODWEB
(See the latest and greatest posted pictures)

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

=> Video Pick
(Accu-Router, Inc.)

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

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

=> Industry News
(Adjustable vacuum pumps operate in dirty environments)

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=> New: Recent Images Gallery at WOODWEB

One glance at our Recent Images Gallery will show you
what's new and hot at WOODWEB. Give your tired eyes a
break from reading... and scan these just-posted pictures
to see instantly what piques your interest at the Forums,
Exchanges and Galleries (or choose to view only images
from one location at WOODWEB).
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/recent_images/index.cgi

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=> Hot Threads

Getting black walnut to really glow is the subject of this
Finishing Forum thread. Join the conversation with your
ideas on achieving a warm, rich look for these cabinets:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/finishing.pl?read=620204

Mysterious cracking occurs consistently in the panels of
this company's exterior doors. Help sleuth out a cause -
and a cure - right here:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=620566

A freestanding, curved stairway in Brazilian cherry...
Sound like an exciting project? Get in on the stringer
design at the Architectural Woodworking Forum:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=620335

If you're thinking about going LEAN, or have already made
the leap, this thread will be of interest to you. The talk
is on cabinet industry-specific manufacturing concepts.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/business.pl?read=620186

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=> Video Pick
	
Accu-Router, Inc. features assorted videos related to CNC
3 and 5 axis routers for wood, composites, plastics, and
aluminum. To view the videos, click on the link below,
then on Accu-Router'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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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Window sash construction all comes together in this
article on meeting rail and parting bead configurations
for custom window sash.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Window_Sash_Joinery_Details.html

In the interest of meeting city requirements, this project
specs a domestic hardwood - black locust - for an outdoor
public installation, but the specifier wonders... Is this
species stable enough?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Black_Locust_Durability_for_Outdoor_Decking.html

A question on removing cup from wide boards gets to the
heart of some basic wood properties issues. Here, the Wood
Doc sets the record straight.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Straightening_Cupped_Slabs_of_Pine.html

Should closet components fit as precisely as fine
cabinets? Scribing parts for a walk-in where plumb and
level are a faraway dream... Sound like a nightmare?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Closet_Fit_and_Finish.html

A cherry countertop with bulging glue joints - how
unseemly! Here's some detailed analysis of why glue joints
may show up as visible bumps or grooves on a wood surface
in a location subject to moisture changes.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Raised_Glue_Joints_on_a_Wood_Countertop.html

A misguided idea on making arched window trim leads to a
thorough exploration of templating and laminating for
moulding stock.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Making_Arched_Window_Casing_Trim.html

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=> Industry News

A new line of adjustable air-powered, venturi vacuum pumps
that are designed for handling porous materials and
operating in contaminated environments is being introduced
by Anver Corporation of Hudson, Massachusetts. Learn more
at:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/industrynews.pl?read=620211

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