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New Forum Discussion Preview Feature

At the main page of all WOODWEB's Forums,
visitors can now see a preview of each discussion
by holding their cursor over the link. Scan the first sentence or
so before clicking, and decide if you're interested in reading more. Try
this time-saver out at the CNC Forum:

Shop Built Equipment Feature

Do you have a good design for a four-sided door drying rack with casters?
If so, help a fellow finisher out and share your description and pictures at:

Featured Project

It ain't easy, designing and pulling off a handsome little kitchen to fit in a very
awkward (A-frame) space. But it can be done!

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

Biesse develops robust, affordable hot air edgebanding solution that
delivers the top quality of a laser bander without the expense.
Click here for additional information:

Hot Threads

Is it damaging to run the motor in a nice Oliver 270-D at a higher voltage
than intended? Weigh in at:

This modern kitchen design is complete... with the exception of an
appropriate range hood. Any ideas?

At one Rhode Island tech school, students can sign up to build their own
electric guitar. As one forum contributor says, "Just another reminder that
you catch more flies being relevant to your audience."

This shop is looking into adding a nested router to their operation, and
seeks advice from those that have gone before them.

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Arnold Wood Turning

Shiva Creations

Timberlane, Inc

Web Marketing 101

Here's some good research into design elements that cause confusion
or are just hard to use. Remember to design your site with the end user in
mind - you are not the primary user of your site. Shared by Jim Roberts of
Roberts WebForge.
Four Dangerous Navigation Approaches that Can Increase Cognitive Strain

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

Knowledge Base Highlights

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

Painters on site typically don't seal door bottoms, so door makers
recommend priming with shellac or epoxy.

A table project involving MDF surfaces applied to a hollow torsion box
and veneered raises complex questions about how to balance the

Here's an informative discussion of the hows and whys of buying and
using a small moulder to make short runs of custom profiles.

Here's a good look at the hows and whys of grinding knives on the

Advice on remediating curved lumber after resawing, with a discussion
of why "tension set" occurs and how the effect can be reversed.

When parts are coming out slightly undersized, start with a few basic
troubleshooting checks.

Frame or Frameless Poll

There's still time to vote! Which style of cabinet does your shop fabricate...
frame or frameless? 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 poll is sponsored by Castle:
Productivity Tools for Small Cabinet Shops -
Pocket Cutters, Frame Assembly Tables, and More

Video Pick

GUHDO features a video introducing their products and services. To view the
video, click on the link below and scroll down to GUHDO's video link:

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