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Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

After a quick trip to the hardware store and a little fancy cutting, you're
ready to hang three-piece crown - with no help, and no headache!
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/shopbuilt.pl?read=723020


Featured Project

This remodel of an outdated kitchen from the seventies includes a window
to the next room, which allows the cook to converse with the guests.
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/3930.html


Hot Threads

Tablesaw, bandsaw, ripsaw... What should this shop owner buy, for
ripping lumber?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/business.pl?read=721850

While the first load in a new solar kiln went off without a hitch, the
second load - some very wet, thick white oak - is presenting problems.
Help troubleshoot at:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl?read=722526

Glue hoppers - and other application tools - are under examination for
clean, efficient, butcherblock-style glueups.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cabinetmaking.pl?read=722605

Some unusual (and intricate) divided light glass doors are showcased
here. How were they originally made, and how can they be reproduced?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cabinetmaking.pl?read=722233


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

Knowledge Base Highlights

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

Solar panels or a windmill can supplement your shop's electric usage,
but you're not going to run big iron without the grid doing most of the work.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Solar_Power_for_a_Wood_Shop.html

Trees that have been pushed over may have various kinds of damage
near the butt and pulling them out of the pile can be hazardous, too.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Bulldozed_Saw_Logs.html

Cabinetmakers discuss what Google SketchUp - a 3D design program - can and can't do.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Sizing_Up_SketchUp.html

Here are some first-hand stories about the choice between using one
top-end shaper for everything, or setting up four cheaper ones for
dedicated tasks.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Upgrading_Shapers_One_HighEnd_Machine_or.html

How far should you extend credit to a new or existing customer?
Opinions vary.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Payment_Terms_and_Extending_Credit.html

When conditions are wrong, a solar kiln can easily be too hot for
good results. Here are tips on controlling drying conditions during
hot weather.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Kiln_Drying_in_a_Heat_Wave.html


Featured Shop

McGrew Architectural Woodwork of Columbia, South Carolina employs
five people in a 21,000 square foot shop. Good pictures detail the shop
floor, finish area, and office in this new Shop Gallery listing:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/shop/posts/1376.html


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

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

888.549.3203
info@routercad.com
www.routercad.com
www.youtube.com/routercad


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

CP&W Cabinet Doors
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10320.html

Aalmark LLC Architectural Wood Carving
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10324.html

Maitland-Smith
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10321.html

Garage Storage Solutions
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10322.html


Video Pick

Digital Wood Carver utilizes CNC router technology to create detailed 3D
shapes, V-carving, engraving and more. To view their video, click on the link
below and scroll down to Digital Wood Carver's video link:
http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html


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