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In this issue:

=> WOODWEB Knowledge Base Highlights
(The latest additions to this growing resource)

=> WOODWEB's Product Directory
(Get the goods)

=> Hot Threads
(A sampling of current forum discussions)

=> WOODWEB's Industry Sales and Special Offers
(New deals awaiting)

=> Technical Advisor at WOODWEB's CNC Forum
(Meet Brian Personett)


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=> WOODWEB Knowledge Base Highlights

Stop going around in circles! Find information on making
an ellipse jig here:

When is a door right-handed, and when is a door left-handed?
Describing how to determine right-hand doors from
left-hand doors is more difficult that you might think.
See what you think of the explanations given in this

Evaluate your business. This article by writer and
cabinetmaker Danny Proulx covers everything from
determining loaded per-hour shop costs to the elements of
a sound business plan. The information in this article
can help you improve an existing business model, or guide
you when setting up a new business from scratch.

The fastening hardware debate continues ... this time the
discussion focuses on productivity and efficiency, rather
then cabinet construction methods:

How does one become a color matching pro? These tips will
guide you toward mastering the art of grain repair with
the perfect shade.


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=> Hot threads

There is a crown moulding/angled ceiling puzzle being
pieced together at the Cabinet & Millwork Installation
Forum. Some say the solution is simpler than it may

The search is on for color matching standards at the
Finishing Forum. The question arises - is it possible
to standardize something so subjective?

You say 'ellipse,' I say 'oval'... are the terms the
same, or are we talking about two different shapes?
Participants at the Architectural Woodworking Forum
define two shapes as they relate to arches.

A woodworker finds himself in a sticky situation
involving veneer and contact cement, and appeals to the
Cabinetmaking Forum for help smoothing out a few


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=> Technical Advisor at WOODWEB's CNC Forum

Brian Personett is Plant Manager for Crown Supply Co.,
Inc., in Seymour, Indiana. He started his career in 1983
working mainly in countertops, and in 1985 began working
on Crown's new line of cabinets. 

Brian is responsible for keeping all the casework flowing
through the shop.

Away from work, Brian enjoys officiating high school
football, fishing, and being involved in his children's
numerous activities and sports. 

Visit the CNC Forum at:

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