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In this issue:

=> Featured Sawmill

(Catskill Timber & Stone)

=> Sign Up for WOODWEB's Sale Alert!

(Instant notification of special offers)

=> Knowledge Base Highlights

(The latest additions to this growing resource)

=> Video Pick

(TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company)

=> Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

(New companies create free web pages)

=> Hot Threads

(A sampling of current forum discussions)

=> Industry News

(Thermwood introduces low cost, high performance

CabinetShop System)


=> Featured Sawmill

From a tent and two frying pans to a custom house

constructed of lumber he milled himself - that's how far

Frank Wathley has come over the course of his career in

timber. WOODWEB's Brett Hagstrom recently interviewed

Frank - read the resulting article here:



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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Two looks at on-site stair construction are tackled here.

From an old stair stringer with incorrect riser dimensions

that needs fixing...


to an ultra modern design, where the rough framing is

already in place:


Setting up a bandsaw mill: a wealth of knowledge is

presented in this five-star article full of descriptions,

pictures, and advice.


In a lost-bid case study, cabinetmakers discuss pricing

and negotiating strategies for a custom cherry

entertainment center job.


Here are some thoughts on detailing the end panel of a

cabinet to look like the Shaker doors on the front...

without producing cheesy results.


This intelligent, in-depth discussion on drying cross-cut

log slices with limited cracking looks at underlying wood

property principles, and includes some input from the Wood



Following the design cues of a set of existing chairs,

advice is given on making a tricky table-top-to-table-leg




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

TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company features a video

detailing the process and equipment used to provide

TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company’s ASAP Service for custom

cabinet door orders. To view the video, click on the link

below and scroll down to TaylorCraft's video link:



=> Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

The following companies recently created free webpages at

the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:


La Puerta Originals


Timbur LLC


Stinson Press, Inc.


Hensley Custom Cabinetry



=> Hot Threads

Marketing wholesale hardwood lumber over the Internet -

without personally knowing the dealer and his product, how

can customers buy with confidence?


Acknowledging that a powerfeeder-equipped jointer can not

perform miracles, this shop owner asks how viable it would

be to flatten lumber staves with the powerfeeder:


A diving bandsaw blade has this operator of a homemade

bandsaw mill scratching his head... Can you help?


An update on the creation of a life-size chess set has

been posted at the CNC Forum. Watch the video and join the

discussion at:



=> Industry News

Thermwood has introduced a revolutionary new CNC router

system, called the CabinetShop 43, for nested based

applications. This new high performance CNC router is

built in the US, at Thermwood’s Southern Indiana factory

and utilizes a whole new, highly efficient manufacturing

approach which results in a superior structure coupled

with enhanced use of materials, all at a dramatically

lower price. Learn more at:



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