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Featured Sawmill

Deep South Cypress & Cedar Creation mills old utility polls into usable
outdoor lumber. Learn about their sawmill, located in Fruitland Park, FL, at:

Hot Threads

A wine cellar door separates a cool, humid room from the rest of the
house. What special considerations in door construction do you need to
take into account?

Has the current economy meant compromise between you and your
clients? Reducing costs to meet lower budgets - while continuing to
produce a quality product - is the topic of conversation here.

Clean methods for joining bookcases together, and disguising any
unsightly seams, are under review. Add your own technique to the
mix at:

Is vacuum dried wood stronger? The Wood Doc poses this question at the
Sawing and Drying Forum, and explores the answer along with another industry

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

    This circular sapele staircase has received much admiration at the Project
    Gallery. See how it gleams:

    Featured Member Profile

    Jason Neufeld's business, WoodAnchor, offers reclaimed and landfill-diverted
    lumber. Learn more about WoodAnchor's spirit of sustainability at Neufeld's
    member profile and website:

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    Knowledge Base Highlights

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    Matching a new piece of CNC equipment to your needs and budget
    requires a serious amount of research. This in-depth advice from pros with
    hindsight to offer will further your quest:

    Dull bandmill blades are bad for many reasons, so it's best to sharpen
    routinely before any sign of difficulty. Here are estimates of how frequently
    blades need sharpening, and of how many spare blades to keep on hand in
    order to keep the mill working.

    How long does it take to prepare shop drawings for a cabinet job?
    Here's a detailed discussion on the topic, including thoughts on the
    percentage of total project cost that design typically represents.

    This butt log identification mystery must have halted production at mills
    all across the country. Hazard your own guess on the species as you
    follow along... The answer's near the end.

    A woodworker describes how a moment's inattention damaged his
    machine but luckily, not him. The tale sets off a long thread of
    similar stories (including one fatality) and lessons learned.

    You could just give it your all and muscle that heavy conference table
    off your workbench... But in a one-man shop, who's going to come to
    your rescue when gravity gets the best of you, and you become pinned
    underneath? Don't get squished: investigate these ideas for flipping a large
    table top by yourself.

    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


    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

    Cliq Studios Kitchen Cabinets

    Precision Woodworks

    McPhail Custom Woodworks & Carpentry

    Douglas Martin Fine Woodworking

    Video Pick

    Air Handling Systems features videos on ductwork for dust collection
    systems. To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll down to
    Air Handling Systems' video link:

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