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Featured Sawmill

Ed Bath's business, CitiWood Urban Forest Products, turns the waste from
tree services into lumber. You can see Ed's solar kiln, his Lucas mill,
and learn more about his Richmond, VA operation at:

Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

Three jigs for veneer jointing are shown here, each with its pros and its cons...

Industry News

One highlight of this year's IWF? The Wood Doc's talk on "Eliminating
Wood Manufacturing Problems” during his Wood 101 seminar.

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

  • Video Demos Online
  • Machine Specifications
  • 24 Hour Parts and Service
  • User Testimonials

Featured Project

This high-tech headboard features engineered fir veneer and aluminum inlays.

Hot Threads

When those little metal cleaning needles break off inside your AAA spray
tips, it's time to find a better maintenance method. Here are some ideas.

This shop has a big order for some interesting, nontraditional passage
doors. How would you pull off this project?

When a contractor or homeowner collects bids from a few woodworkers,
but doesn't provide a spec sheet, how can they accurately compare the
quotes received? This shop owner is sick of losing out.

A cry for help from a floundering cabinet door company asks: how can we
eliminate our finish-sanding bottleneck? Your expert advice could keep
these builders in business...

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Woodsmith Installation, Inc

Scott Holmes Cabinetry

Old River Cabinets

DRW, Inc.

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Knowledge Base Highlights

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

Wood that has been treated with borate-based chemicals interacts with
water-based glue in a way that interferes with the bond.

An early learner's question about AutoCAD LT: how to approach the
problem of drafting a three-dimensional spiral shape.

A CNC operator gets detailed advice on bit selection and machining
technique for cutting curves into 1.5-inch thick walnut for a bar top.

What kind of paper should be used for gluing up split wood turnings in
furnituremaking? Here's a small slew of options.

Here's a great collection of methods for mounting veneered MDF panels
flush against a wall. Advice on Z-clips, shimming, frames, and more.

This lively, sometimes contentious, and very informative thread considers
how to ensure quality when drying lumber in a variety of different kiln types
with different control systems and instrumentation.

Video Pick

GUHDO features a video introducing its precision cutting tools and services.
To view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to GUHDO's video

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