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Featured Project

The beginning stages of a very large restoration job are detailed here, as a
dilapidated barn from the 1700s is converted into a house.
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/3986.html


Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

This shop-built through vac hold-down system for CNC is performing as it
was designed to. Does your shop house a machine or jig of your own
invention? If so, we'd love to see it - click on the link below, then on the
"Post a Message" link.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/shopbuilt.pl?read=728010



This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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Hot Threads

With a goal of achieving the best possible moulder finish, this discussion
delves into knife bevel angles. The Wood Doc explains a few of the finer
points.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/swmf.pl?read=727871

Faced with a job that requires resawing old barn beams, this woodworker
wonders... Is there a blade that can stand up to the beating a few stray
nails will dish out?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl?read=728447

Have you ever made an elliptical jamb? Advice on technique is requested
at the Architectural Woodworking Forum:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=728375

This Q&A with Gene Wengert takes basic air drying to the next level: how
do the seasons affect drying rates and losses?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl?read=728725


Featured Shop

With one partner to oversee cabinets and the other to cover millwork,
Covenant Millwork Inc. runs a 5,000 square foot shop in Louisville, Georgia.
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/shop/posts/1404.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

Pan American Fixtures
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10347.html

J and S Woodworking
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10348.html

Thomas Woodworking
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10349.html

REC Contractors, Inc.
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10352.html


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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

A question about whether MDO could be stable if veneered on only one
side continues on into a deeper debate about the suitability of veneered
material for stair treads.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Veneering_MDO_for_Stair_Treads.html

A taller, more narrowly tapering cyclone seems to remove fine dust more
effectively, but you'll still need a fine filter downstream of that.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Cyclones_for_Fine_Sanding_Dust.html


When it comes to spraying finish, tweaking the material flow and
concentration in the wide fan pattern helps solve a problem
of inconsistent coverage.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Getting_Good_Coverage_in_a_Shader_Coat.html

Some beautiful photos of a walnut slab table are included in this discussion
about slowly air-drying thick walnut.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Drying_a_Walnut_Slab.html


Here's an extended technical discussion of wood yellowing, finish yellowing,
and the finish formula components that may or may not prevent either one.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Protecting_Wood_and_Coatings_from_Yellowing.html

How can you return a widebelt sander's worn drum to useable condition?
Here's a detailed discussion on using sandpaper glued to a wood platen.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Dressing_a_Widebelt_Drum_with_Sandpaper.html


Video Pick

Italpresse features various lamination press videos. To view the videos,
click on the link below and scroll down to Italpresse's video links:
http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html


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