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Little Wizard II Giveaway

It's not too late to enter our Little Wizard II Planer and Jointer
Saver giveaway! 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. Seven Little Wizards have
already been sent out.

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:

Moisture Meter Poll

Lumber moisture content: do you measure it? If so, how? Let us
know by participating in WOODWEB's Moisture Meter Poll. The
current results for the poll will be displayed immediately after
voting, and you may return and view results at any time by
clicking the "Vote Now and View Results" link at the bottom of
the poll.

Featured Project

Here are just two of a few impressive stair projects posted at the
Project Gallery recently. Check these out, then peruse the listings
for other sweeping steps of grand proportions...


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

Register now to attend the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo -
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WMS takes place Oct. 27-29 at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto.

Hot Threads

Is your lumber supplier giving you a fair shake when it comes
to board footage? This discussion offers tips on tallying
methods and how to evaluate your supplier's measure.

A veneer hammer and hide glue could lead to a sticky situation...
Ideas are suggested on hammer construction, and carrying out a
clean job.

90 degree miter joints, in teak, outside on the beach... Sound tricky?
Shipwrights weigh in with some handy ideas for making joints that
stay tight in difficult conditions...

This shop likes to incorporate raised panel arches into their
designs... But they aren't able to produce high quality arches
efficiently. Here are some safe ideas for construction.

Featured Member Profile

Darrel Wood's business, Douglas & Wood, produces fine custom
cabinetry, furniture and millwork. Learn more about Wood's company
at his member profile and website:

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This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

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Knowledge Base Highlights

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

Chainsaw's getting cranky when it's running hot what's up with that?
Find out here this forum knows chainsaw motors.

This article explores the tools, techniques, and safety issues involved in
machining complex curved stair-rail parts. http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Moulder_and_Shaper_Setup_for_Curved_Work.html

Here's some detailed advice on cutting sheet acrylic on CNC equipment,
from those in the know...

Starting with a question about entry-level cabinet assembly, and
bypassing a digression about business qualifications, this thread
digs deep into the relative advantages of different assembly methods
and process systems for a production cabinet shop.

Even if you're a relatively small subcontractor, you may occasionally
be asked to post a bond. It's not so complicated.

Striving for perfection in a tough touch-up: finishers swap expert tips
on disguising a veneer burn-through.

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Oakley Restoration & Finishing, llc

Salmon Bay Woodworks

The Master Carver

AMF Custom Works

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

    Video Pick

    Techno CNC Routers features videos of their machines in action.
    To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll down to
    Techno's video link:

    Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

    After a little research on effective ways to mount a power feeder
    on the tablesaw, this woodworker is satisfied with his solution.
    Check it out at the Shop Built Equipment Forum:

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