In this issue:
New Mobile Apps
WOODWEB's popular calculators have just been
released in mobile
friendly versions. You'll find the following on our Woodworking Software
and Mobile Apps page.
Lumber Board Footage Calculator
and Finished Material Weight Calculator
Lumber Board Footage Calculator
Weight Conversion Calculator
Weight Calculator (Estimated)
All professional woodworkers deal with purchasing
equipment for their shop. New, used, dealers, private sales... Vote in
our latest poll and find out how professionals approach the purchasing
process. Current results for the poll will be displayed immediately after
voting, and you may return and view results at any time by clicking the
"Vote Now and View Results" link.
This custom chapel furniture for a healthcare
provider in Irvine, CA was
constructed with claro, madrone, and redwood burl.
Is it worth $500 to have a tech set up your
brand new SCMI slider? Weigh
in with your opinion, before this new saw owner gets in too deep.
Woodworkers debate sandpaper grit for paint
grade jobs. Wood species
and type of sander make a difference...
Which species of wood absolutely require
carbide knives? Help compile a
list here, and prevent premature burnout of high speed steel knives.
Glue line creep in dining room table tops
is causing a bit of a panic at this
shop. What could be the cause?
This issue of the WOODWEB Update is
sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:
Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing accessories
- Video Demos Online
- Machine Specifications
- 24 Hour Parts and Service
- User Testimonials
Recent Additions to
the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created
free web pages at the
Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:
Rockey Pine Custom Milling
Artisan Custom Interiors
Kingdom Hardwood Floors
E-Z Carpentry Services
Knowledge Base Highlights
See a complete list of the most recent additions
to our Knowledge Base at:
This cautionary tale of how one cabinetmaker
burned down part of his
shop involves a metal scraper on a spray room floor.
The fine woodwork for a custom decorative
window can be painstaking
and slow. Here are some detailed thoughts on methods and the time
involved (including an interesting description of doing the work with
The Cutlist optimizing software lets you
organize the process of saving and
using scrap drops. Here's how one cabinetmaker takes advantage of that
Some might call it a "Shaker" or "Mission"
detail. Here are some examples
and discussion of crown moulding with simple, flat faces.
Here's a discussion of the fine points of
aligning, clamping, and gluing
miter joints, with some commentary on whether lock miters are even worth
Black Bros. Co. features assorted videos
including: integrated systems,
adhesive spreaders/roll coaters, material handling, laminating equipment,
3D machinery and accessories, and air pod cold presses. To view the videos,
click on the link below and scroll down to Black Bros. Co.'s video link:
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