In this issue:
How's Business? Poll
Since most business owners have closed out
the books for 2013, we'd
like to know: how did your business fare? What's your prediction for
2014? Your vote will be added to our poll, and current results displayed
immediately after voting. You may return and view results at any time
clicking the "Vote Now and View Results" link. After the poll has finished,
we'll compare the results with 2010 and 2012.
A modern, white ash wine cellar is detailed
in both the design stage and
the completed installation.
This shop owner seeks help developing an
applicant screening process.
Some suggest quizzing the potential employee on math or a shop scenario.
Why is this CNC drill bit blowing out holes
on the exit? Share your
Achieving the perfect overlay with frameless
cabinets could mean fussy
adjustments... Or using different materials.
Spontaneous combustion... It's no joke. See
what happens after a linseed
oil spill in this unmanned shop.
Shop Built Equipment
Do jumbled drill bits make you mad? Here's
a simple rack to make your
organizational woes fade away.
Share your own shop-built jig, machine or
other brilliant innovation by
clicking the Create Your Shopbuilt Equipment Listing.
This issue of the WOODWEB Update is
sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:
Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing accessories
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Recent Additions to
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The following companies recently created
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Rose Farm Floor Medallions & Inlays
Allsorts Inc. - Custom Fabrication
Web Marketing 101
From Matt Cutts: "ask yourself, 'do I have
the best user experience?' "
That sums up where search rankings are going. In the end, make sure
you are doing right by your users. Otherwise you will eventually get hit
one of these "algorithm refreshes." Shared by Jim Roberts of Roberts
Page Layout Algorithm
Knowledge Base Highlights
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Four out of four doctors agree: you can run
MDF door panels in one
pass on the shaper, if your cutters are sharp.
Here's an interesting discussion about the
compatibility, and other properties of acetyl treated lumber, such as
This long discussion deals partly with the
performance of paint on poplar,
and partly with the division of responsibility between the cabinetmaker
and the finisher.
Business owners weigh in on the question,
"Can I bootstrap a
woodworking business out of my garage?"
It's hard to upgrade old equipment to a new
computer, but here are
some suggested workarounds for getting the most out of an outmoded
1920's-era iron is rock solid, but it can
be finicky. Here are some
detailed pro tips for aligning the knives in an old-school machine.
TigerStop features a video showcasing the
TigerSaw’s fully automatic
option for extrusion cutting. To view
the video, click on the link below
and scroll down to TigerStop's video link:
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