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Edge Banding Poll

How do you approach the edge banding process? Let us know by voting in
our most recent poll. Current 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 Project

This custom dining table combines a live edge claro walnut slab with a
reclaimed hickory barn beam trestle, blued steel details and forged lags.

Hot Threads

Contact cement is no good for veneer, and even worse when solvent-based
finishes will be applied. Here are ideas on how to correct a bad situation.

The builder of this circular lamination wants to determine grain orientation
before his cedar is milled. Weigh in at:

The vice president of this cabinet company would like to make his shop
more efficient... starting with prelaminated sheetgoods. Help him sort out
the details so he can make a case to the higher ups:

Adhesion issues arise during the coating of a maple/cherry bartop. Which
part of this finish schedule is to blame?

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

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Classic Carpentry Unlimited, Inc

Custom Woodcrafts, LLC

Crockett's Cabinetry and Woodworking LLC

Web Marketing 101

Some interesting musings here on how people use each device. However,
I disagree with his assessment that "task rich" sites can't use a responsive
design. Mobile users do complete complex tasks using their phones, and in
growing numbers. Ask anyone running an ecommerce site, and you'll be
surprised the percentage of orders they are getting from mobile devices.
Shared by Jim Roberts of Roberts WebForge.
Responsive Design vs. Task-Oriented UX Design

Knowledge Base Highlights

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A handful of expert tips on reducing tearout on problematic wood in a
moulder or shaper.

Here's some good advice on door construction, with particular reference to a
door built with sapele and including horizontal glass panels.

Lumber and surface preparation may be more important than glue choice
for good performance. But this discussion does shed some light on glue
characteristics as well.

Craftsmen discuss using Festool's loose tenon tool for building doors.

Woodworkers wax poetic as they discuss the practical considerations, the
historical ramifications, and the spiritual significance of evolving technology
in the field of door construction.

The purple color of some walnut boards is natural. Here's more background
with comments from the Wood Doc and others.

Video Pick

Veneer Systems Inc. features a case clamp demonstration video showing
an operator control panel and unload/set upright control station. Also
covered are loading table, base air jets, recirculating ball screw, multi
direction rollers and photocell.
To view the video, click on the link below
and scroll down to Veneer System's video link:

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