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In this issue:

=> Visit WOODWEB at IWF
(We'll be in booth #B330)

=> Industry News
(Challengers Award finalists selected)

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

=> Updated Lumber Buying Guide
(Current pricing for the US)

=> Industry Sales and Special Offers
(Festool announces 10-15% savings for customers)

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


=> Visit WOODWEB at IWF

WOODWEB will be on hand at IWF, hosting booth #B330 from
August 26 - 29. It's a great opportunity to meet the
WOODWEB staff, learn more about our site, and offer your
suggestions or comments.

For IWF attendance information, click here:


=> Industry News

The finalists of the internationally recognized
Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award®, which
recognizes innovative technology, have been selected.
Winners will be announced at IWF. To learn which companies
will be in the final round, visit:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
Great American Group:

Major Public Auction
Columbia Showcase & Cabinet Company
Modern CNC Showcase & Cabinet Manufacturing Facility
Thursday, July 29, 11:00 AM
11034 Sherman Way, Sun Valley, CA
Featuring 2001 CMS CNC Machining Center
‘91 Euromac Automatic Panel Saw
Challoner Double End Tenoner & More.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

The efficiency with which you write code for your CNC
machine can affect the size of your program... Can you
keep weight down by creating code that will repeat itself
at a different xy location?

Cleaning stubbornly stuck (and very crusty) glue out of an
edgebander can be a daunting task. This article includes
details and step-by-step photos on how owners have emptied
out their equipment.

Scribner - International - Doyle... When loggers and
log buyers demand their numbers in different log volume
scales, how do you come up with the calculations to
satisfy everyone?

This article troubleshoots wrinkling conversion varnish.
Why is the conversion varnish only acting up with
dark-colored stains, and not light ones?

Professor Gene Wengert has been with WOODWEB since the
beginning, placing a priority on education for woodworkers.
Gene has contributed to hundreds of our Knowledge Base
entries, and answers questions daily at our Sawing and
Drying Forum. Hat's off to one of the most knowledgeable
experts in his field. Our collection of Wood Doctor
articles can be viewed at:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
Accurate Technology:

Check out Accurate Technology Commercial ON LINE sales at
and Clearance/Close-Out specials at
on ProScale Digital measuring system products.

Exciting new Consumer products can be found at


=> Updated Lumber Buying Guide

Check here for current hardwood lumber pricing for the
Western, Midwest, and Eastern distribution markets:


=> Industry Sales and Special Offers

Customers of Festool can now design their own packages 24
hours per day, 7 days per week and receive 10 or 15% off
the price of the tools.


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

Come see WoodBids.com, the premiere auction based website
for woodworking machinery.  Designed specifically for ease
of use for both buyer and seller. Check us out today!
provided by Schmidt Industrial Services, Inc.


=> Hot Threads

What do you think - can cabinet refacing be a lucrative
route in the world of woodworking? This thread at the
Cabinet and Millwork Installation Forum discusses the
possibilities of a surprisingly popular business.

A question recently posted at the Cabinetmaking Forum
requests advice on more efficient production of fluted
pilasters. Tips are rolling in, along with some great
photos of an ingenious fluting jig.

A forum participant is having trouble with coped cabinet
doors. Is a sled the answer? Sleds, plus other tools and
techniques, are the hot topic right here:

Calling all math whizzes: your presence is requested at
the Architectural Woodworking Forum. A formula is needed
for this particularly twisted scenario involving helical
stair parts.

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