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WOODWEB Anniversary Poll

2015 represents the 20th year that WOODWEB has been
in service, and we're interested in finding out how long
woodworkers have been visiting the site. Let us know
by voting in our latest poll - current results for the poll
will be displayed immediately after voting, and you may
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Now and View Results" link.

Hot Threads

A walnut end grain counter top is cupping despite the use of
multiple glue methods. Check out the advice shared to solve
the cupping problem.

Inefficiency is bogging down this shop's productivity. Follow
the suggestions from fellow shop owners to help streamline

Double stacking cutters on a shaper is the question at hand.
See if setting up positive stops will enable back and forth
work with both profiles.

A 3 phase CNC is being introduced to a single phase shop.
Should the shop owner upgrade service or install a converter?

Featured Project

This Acoustic Guitar was recently posted at the Project Gallery:

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Pomeroy Lumber Products, Inc.

All Flooring and Window Treatments

JMF Construction, LLC

Web Marketing 101

FAQ's are a great way to make your customers more
comfortable with you or your business. Make sure
you are answering real "frequently asked questions",
and not just the ones you wish customers would ask.
It's not about marketing fluff, but answering real
concerns that can win you business.
FAQs Still Deliver Great Value

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by KCD Software:

KCD Software is an award-winning manufacturer of custom software designed to facilitate woodworkers, designers, builders and renovators of cabinetry and closets. Visit our website at:

Knowledge Base Highlights

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

As plywood quality declines, finishing problems multiply.
Here's a look at why plywood is so hard to finish these

A cabinetmaker receives feedback on the idea of targeting
smaller and less expensive jobs.

Here is some background information and an extensive set
of photo examples of finished solid sheet acrylic and acrylic
veneer work.

Finishers share views on the selection and application of
solid-color finishes for kitchen cabinetry.

Relocating to a larger shop space involves complicated pros
and cons, including commute times, neighbor relations,
marketing implications and more.

Video Pick

Veneer Systems Inc. features a Hofer Koptronik case
clamp demo. To view the video, click on the link below
and scroll down to the Veneer Systems Inc. video link:

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