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Featured Sawmill

Kresker Core Drilling, LLC, is powered by one father, two sons, and a
Timberking. Don Kresker was recently interviewed by WOODWEB's
Brett Hagstrom.

Hot Threads

Are PVA glues appropriate for structural bonding? Choosing the right
adhesive for your application is discussed in depth.

Would you like to be able to identify birdseye maple in the field? Here,
the Wood Doc points you to a publication to get started, and sparks a
short conversation on other interesting features - including bark inclusions
- in various species.

If you're having trouble spraying an even coat of stain -
without buildup or voids - the problem could be in
your tools, techniques, or materials.

Do you have a system for quick, efficient finishing of full-size doors?
Share it in this forum discussion, and don't miss the video that's
already been posted:

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Featured Member Profile

Kensington Cabinets, a CNC-equipped shop, produces cabinetry for
Canada's Sunshine Coast. Learn more about the business at their
member profile and website:

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Knowledge Base Highlights

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With a humid climate and a solar kiln, this woodworker struggles to
get his lumber pile hot enough to kill beetles. http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Achieving_Sterilization_with_a_Solar_Kiln.html

How do you make short boards into long boards? This practical advice
on tooling up for small-scale, economical finger-jointing will get you started.

Involving the owner's spouse (in this case, the wife) in the business: good
move, or recipe for disaster? Here's a serious look at the implications.

Replacing worn out bearings is not a routine task, but regular machinery
maintenance can keep you from having to do it often or ever. Here's
a detailed discussion of maintenance planning and bearing repair. http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Bearing_Life_and_Scheduled_Equipment_Maintenance.html

Cabinetmakers discuss whether, and why, a sliding table saw is worth
having around when other tools can (sort of) do the same thing.

The proportions of heartwood and sapwood in a walnut log, drying methods,
and the value of both for furniture, bowls, et cetera are covered here.

Featured Project

There's a method to the madness in this reception desk project. See the
puzzle piece pre- and post-assembly.

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:

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  • User Testimonials

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Midwest Prefinishing, Inc.

Bay Horse Customs llc

Atlantic Custom Cabinets

Premium Woodworking, LLC

Video Pick

Delmac Machinery Group features videos including: a Celaschi Progress
with rotary tool changer, an OMAL RF F1 hardware insertion machine,
and two edgebanders - a Busellato Flexa edgebander with solid wood
edging and a Fravol SMART 6 edgebander with single motor corner
rounding unit. To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll
down to Delmac's video link, then visit individual machinery pages:

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