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Little Wizard II Giveaway

A lineal microadjuster, a router table, a raker depth gauge...
Entries are rolling in for our Little Wizard II Planer and Jointer
Saver giveaway.

It's not too late to enter! Just take a few photos of a jig, rig or
shop machine you've built, and post them, along with a description
of the process, at WOODWEB's Shop Built Equipment Forum.
Participants who post acceptable photos and descriptions will
receive a FREE Little Wizard II.

The Little Wizard II Jointer and Planer Saver is a portable,
hand-held metal detector designed specifically for woodworkers.
It helps detect small metal objects which can be buried inside
new or used lumber. For more information, visit:

Featured Project

Inspiration for this black walnut octagonal dining table came from two
sources - Maloof and Greene & Greene. Nice pictures highlight the
joinery in this exceptional project.

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

    Hot Threads

    Best practices for applying and trimming edgebanding manually are
    under review. Got advice? Add it here:

    Alien life forms, insects, fungus, or...? The Wood Doc and others help
    sleuth out the source of some strange tunnels in poplar.

    Ready for a lesson in louvered door making? Read about some
    jigs to help reduce the hassle of working with slats.

    This large, double pedestal table requires a little extra engineering.
    Your ideas on construction and the use of veneer are requested here:

    Featured Member Profile

    Joe Wood specializes in fine, custom outdoor building projects.
    Learn more about his company, Woods Shop, at his member
    profile and website:

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    This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by WMS:

    Register now to attend the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo -
    Canada's largest woodworking event. Pay only $10, a $20 savings.
    WMS takes place Oct. 27-29 at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto.

    Knowledge Base Highlights

    See a complete list of the most recent additions to our Knowledge Base at:

    Motor's running but the blade's not moving. What's wrong with this
    picture? Take a tour through the drive train and find out...

    CNC machining of cabinet backs and sides for convenient and strong
    assembly is discussed - and drawn - in this article.

    A furnituremaker who wants super-fine tolerances gets advice on
    tuning and operating a jointer.

    It's log trailer show-and-tell time! Here's a home-built version, based
    on a car carrier.

    Debt, planning, and financial security for a woodworking business...
    Ideas are expressed on how to get off the treadmill and build wealth.

    Sawdust insulation for a wood drying kiln? Here are some theoretical
    cautions on the drawbacks, along with a real-life success story.

    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

    The following companies recently created free web pages at the
    Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:

    Lewis Cabinet Specialties, Inc.

    Reclaimed Wood Flooring

    Bryer Construction

    Hawes Joinery, Inc.

    This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

    RouterCAD announces 3 great new products!

    RouterCAM Express - gives you the ability to shape parts
    and generate g-code and nesting. $995.00

    Cabinets to Go - order entry program with RouterCAM for
    nesting and g-code generation. $2995.00

    AutoCabinets CNC Express - gives you the ability to design
    cabinets, lay out a room, cutlisting and RouterCAM for g-code
    and nesting. $3995.00


    Video Pick

    TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company features a video detailing
    the process and equipment used to make radius cabinet doors,
    and to provide their ASAP Service for custom cabinet door orders.
    To view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to
    TaylorCraft's video link:

    Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

    A shop-built linear microadjuster is detailed here. See how some simple
    parts were repurposed to create a tool with very tight tolerances...

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