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Tradeshow Poll
Do you attend tradeshows, and if so, which ones do you attend?
Let us know by participating in our Tradeshow Poll. Choose the
tradeshows from the list below - if the tradeshow isn't listed, enter
the name of the show in the textbox. 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.
http://www.woodweb.com/Resources/PollSurvey.html


Lessons from the Wood Doc
Professor Gene Wengert has been busy at the Sawing and Drying
Forum, making a series of posts on drying oak lumber, measuring
kiln and predryer temps, and moisture content videos he created.
Don't miss out on this free education!
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl


Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

This shop-built articulated lathe dust pickup can be adjusted to almost
any position. See how it was put together at the Shop Built Equipment
Forum:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/shopbuilt.pl?read=698895


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

    Featured Project

    Refinishing - rather than replacing - a vintage kitchen required
    matching a door and a door pull that were both out of production.
    Here's how Russell Hudson's shop tackled the job...
    http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/3468.html


    Hot Threads

    Clients with unreasonable post-install punchlists are causing this
    cabinetmaker some grief - and his profits are plummeting. What
    to do?
    http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/business.pl?read=700902

    If waterbased finishes are the wave of the future, now's the time to
    start experimenting. Whether you're just starting down this road,
    or you've been traveling it for a while, your input is welcome:
    http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/finishing.pl?read=701275

    Setting up a whole-shop dust collection system is a complicated
    matter. This shop owner has proposed a design... Help him
    troubleshoot it now, before it's too late.
    http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/dust.pl?read=700843

    Ripping to width on the job site often leaves blade marks on the
    edges of your boards. What's the solution: a hand plane, a more
    suitable blade, or...?
    http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/install.pl?read=700102


    Featured Member Profile

    Jamon Schlimgen produces custom cabinetry and millwork, and displays
    a nice range of projects in his website gallery. Learn more at Schlimgen's
    member profile and website:
    http://www.woodweb.com/members/js%20cabinets_profile.html

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

    RouterCAD announces 3 great new products!

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    Knowledge Base Highlights

    See a complete list of the most recent additions to our Knowledge Base at:
    http://woodweb.com/Resources/RSMostRecentKBArticles.html

    The structural considerations involved in making a glued-up stringer
    for a curved staircase range from suitable materials to solid design...
    http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Wood_Selection_for_Laminated_Curved_Stair_Stringer.html

    What does a sawyer love best, even more than a perfect veneer log?
    His log truck, of course. Pros share pictures of their souped up, tricked
    out, heavy duty haulers right here:
    http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Sawmill_Truck_Show_and_Tell.html

    Tooling options and efficiency issues are considered in this article
    on setting up a CNC router to round over furniture part edges, after
    cutting the shape.
    http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Rounding_Over_Part_Edges_on_a_CNC.html

    Lumber choices and joinery details for fancy custom garden gates
    are reviewed here. The goal is to construct an entry that will
    stand up to the elements.
    http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Wood_Gate_Lumber_and_Joinery_Choices.html

    A skilled cabinetmaker gets help with his weak area: pricing and
    estimating. This advice aims to get him bidding quicker, and
    more accurately.
    http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Pricing_Basics.html

    The architect wants a "brushed-on" look for his cabinets but how
    can it be created with modern, kitchen-worthy finishes?
    http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/BrushedOn_Cabinet_Finishes.html


    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

    The following companies recently created free web pages at the
    Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:
    http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/index.html

    Architectural Wood Products, LLC
    http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10207.html

    Stephen Winer Design
    http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10210.html

    Woodplay
    http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10211.html

    Woodtec Millwork Inc.
    http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10208.html


    Video Pick

    Timesavers Inc. features a video on the portable widebelt SpeedSander
    for wood shops in 25, 37 and 43". To view the video, click on the link
    below and scroll down to the Timesavers video link:
    http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html


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