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Featured Sawmill

Duane Slaymaker of The Wood Shed operates a portable Norwood sawmill
in Strasburg, PA. Here's a recent interview with Duane:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/sawmill/posts/447.html


Hot Threads

What's the best way to glue up this large raised panel wainscoting? The
goal is to avoid expansion problems.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=741945

With a job for custom oak stair treads coming up, this woodworker
seeks advice on an efficient, professional method for making tread returns.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=741688

Basic steps for cutting quality rails and stiles are under discussion here:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cabinetmaking.pl?read=741906

Thin, light striations in a white, gray and silver glaze is what the designer
has requested for this writing desk with fluted legs, molded panels and
ribbon carving. Any advice for a frustrated finisher?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/finishing.pl?read=741843


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

Biesse develops robust, affordable hot air edgebanding solution that
delivers the top quality of a laser bander without the expense.
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Web Marketing 101

A good reminder for all website owners - have people from all age groups
test your site, especially if your customers span all ages. Watch how
they interact, and make adjustments accordingly.
Seniors as Web Users


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

bates woodwork
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10448.html

stevens master woodworks
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10451.html

Island Teak
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10449.html

Pinetree Furniture Makers
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10453.html


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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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

An extensive discussion on chisel and plane iron sharpening walks
through the basic and advanced aspects of creating a shaving-sharp
edge on your hand tools.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Honing_Your_Way_to_the_Perfect_Edge.html

A sawmiller and wood turner shows off a highly irregular Norway maple
log and the remarkable figure in the wood it produces.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Gnarly_Maple_Yields_Awesome_Figured_Burls.html

Problems with vacuum pump operation in vacuum-bag veneering
may be traceable to a leak in the bag.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Troubleshooting_a_Vacuum_Bag_Leak.html

Is there a reliable way to strip and paint RTF doors that are delaminating
badly, or is it wiser just to buy new MDF doors and start from scratch?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Refinishing_Failed_Thermofoil_Doors.html

Rough sawing produces lumber of variable thickness that has to be
planed to finish dimensions. But how much variation is normal and
what causes it?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Typical_Lumber_Thickness_Variation.html

A movement-free joint, a flush surface, and a stable finish are the
technical challenges. Are they surmountable?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Applying_Wood_Edging_to_a_Laminate_Panel.html


Featured Project

The curves on this bombe chest of drawers were constructed with
bendy ply and pine strips.
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/4142.html


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
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Video Pick

Better Vacuum Cups features a video on routing into cups multiple times
and using repeatedly. To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll
down to BVC's video link:
http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html


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