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Woodworking Poll

There are many paths that can lead to professional woodworking. Where
did you learn your craft? Vote in our latest poll... Current poll results 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.

Featured Shop

In this video, Jason Straw, Woodworker, takes you on a virtual tour of his
shop, past the Japanese hand tools, into the machine room, where... you'll
never guess what's going on.

Featured Project

Curved sides make this maple and rosewood tallboy and dresser project
one of a kind.

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.
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Hot Threads

The Wood Doc steps up to answer a question on moisture meter selection.

Attaching a countertop to an existing kneewall is the goal here - the
installation must be clean, and the countertop can't wobble.

What's the best method to refinish a set of kitchen cabinets, on site?
Respondents say: Don't do it.

Cabinet backs: what thickness do you use, and how does it affect your
construction techniques?

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Innovative Design Build

Field Joinery & Design Studio

Roc's Woodworks

Web Marketing 101

If you build your site's success on search traffic, you will live and die by
Google updates. I heard from several clients in the past weeks about major
traffic dips - and resulting dips in orders, probably due to google changes.
Shared by Jim Roberts of Roberts WebForge.
The Impact of Penguin 2.1: Recovery, Knockout Punches & Fresh Hits

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

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Here's some advice on steam-bending 2x4 stock for a curved roof structure.

Paired knives on a moulder should weigh within a tenth of a gram of each
other. Here's advice on measuring and achieving that.

Exterior doors exposed to weather take a beating. Here's an interesting
discussion of how to detail wood door panels in a replacement and repair

A small shop does some basic cost figuring for unfamiliar work: an
incidental stain job.

This discussion covers tweaking a vacuum press to create effective vacuum,
even pressure, and a flat result in the product.

These ideas for constructing exterior spiral stairs come with a wrinkle
(stone treads and stucco cladding).

Video Pick

Her-Saf features assorted panel router videos including a template system,
depth control feature, eccentric nut material thickness adjustment, and lock
clamp. To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll down to
Her-Saf's video link:

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