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Featured Project

Here's some audio and visuals for laying a herringbone floor:

Hot Threads

When a flood destroys the cabinets in some past customers' homes, this
shop owner is called on to rebuild. How should he view his past pricing
when estimating the replacement cost?

The CNC shop that mills this bead moulding is supplying a subpar product
that requires way too much sanding. Has anyone mastered a technique for
clean cutting in this situation? Turns out, one forum contributor has.

After completing a large commercial job, this woodworker invested in
pro-quality photographs of the project. Now the client wants to use the
photos for his own advertising. Should the woodworker share them as a
thank you, or charge for their use?

Are you a finisher who wears glasses? Do you feel like you're seeing
the world through a fog after spraying? Here's a host of tips on cleaning
your lenses, replacing your lenses, or investing in some super-duty lenses.

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

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Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

J. Carter Woodworks

Merritt Colorado

Henry Bagshawe Furniture

Web Marketing 101

Jim Roberts, of Roberts WebForge, references an article that offers
advice on what woodworkers should focus on when improving traffic
to their website: "This is in line with my view that search engine optimization
is changing from a deliberate process to more of a side effect of building a
great website/company."
7 Reasons to Remove "Link Building" from Our Vocabulary

Knowledge Base Highlights

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

A supervisor helping a new cabinet company establish its standard
production system gets feedback about the pros and cons of many
different assembly methods, from a variety of perspectives.

Woodworkers kick around a complex technical topic: whether and how
to use steel to reinforce a wood door. (Also in this thread, a discussion
of a Copernicus design pattern.)

Here's some basic advice on glazing for a beginner who's having trouble.

Diagnosis and some suggested fixes for a case of veneer bubbling after
finish is applied.

Catalyzed conversion varnishes require a mechanical bond between coats.
Here's advice on sanding techniques that help avoid burning through coats
you've applied, but still achieve roughness required for a good bond.

A discussion of technical assembly details for some huge architectural
doors to be made of sawn wood.

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

Video Pick

Colonial Saw features panel saw, grinding machinery, and glue system
videos. To view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to Colonial
Saw's video link:

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