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In this issue:

=> Featured Shop Gallery Profiles
(The Atlanta Cabinet Shop, Inc. and LRG WoodCrafting)

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

=> Paul Saws C14 Optimizing Crosscut Saws Engineered for
(Industry News Announcement)

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

=> Veneer Forum Technical Advisor
(John Van Brussel brings years of experience to the table)


=> Featured Shop Gallery Profiles

Stop in to WOODWEB's Shop Gallery to take a virtual tour
of The Atlanta Cabinet Shop, Inc., a fabricator and
installer of high quality commercial casework, cabinets,
and components. See the entire plant - from the parking
lot to the office - pausing at each machine along the way:

Then stroll down the page to Connecticut's LRG
WoodCrafting. See pictures of the machine room, spray
room, router duplicator, and roll-away toolcarts, and
read about the shop's equipment and products.

After you've toured, take a few minutes to create your own
shop profile. The process is free and easy - all you need
is a digital camera. Click on the "Post Your Shop Listing"
link in the blue bar at:


=> Hot Threads

When an expensive burl veneer begins to pucker
post-finish, a discussion of basic application methods
turns technical.

A brand new pocket hole machine is making face frame
drilling a dream... except for one thing: keeping the
joints flush. How do you do it?

The owner of a turning business is gearing up to produce
large turning blanks, and is ready to select the hydraulic
cylinders for his cold press design. But first, how much
clamping pressure does he need?

Air assisted airless spray guns: are they all they're made
out to be? That's the gist of this question, which has
sparked an in-depth discussion of this spray system.


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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=> Paul Saws C14 Optimizing Crosscut Saws Engineered for

The C14 Series from Paul Saws & Systems delivers the
highest levels of performance under the most demanding
conditions. Built on a heavy-duty frame with high-speed
AC servo drives for both fast acceleration and cutting
speeds, these saws provide maximum accuracy and yields.


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Snap goes another bandsaw blade... right on the weld.
While this sawmill operator blames bad blades, his blade
supplier blames the mill. From adjusting tension to 
re-welding in the style of an elderly Portuguese sawyer,
the suggested solutions here are thorough.

With the opportunity to acquire a large Norfolk pine, this
sawyer wonders what the wood is worth. The Wood Doc gives
us some background, and waxes romantic over the beauty of
this tree and its history.

In the S4S moulding milling world, there are a number of
choices when it comes to cutterheads. This article weighs
their merits, covering carbide, high-speed steel, 2-sided
and insert.

Applying polyurethane by spraying is a viable option, but
precautions must be taken to avoid sticky, slow-drying
overspray. Read on to learn about thinning poly properly.

For blotch-prone woods, gel stain is presented here as an
alternative to washcoat and toner. Avid users emphasize its
easy-to-use properties.

The owner of a small closet business has about worn out
his hand-held edgebander. He is urged to go for the long-term solution, and purchase a full-sized unit. He's convinced! Find out how:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

Web highlights:
* Video Demos Online
* Machine Specifications
* 24 Hour Parts and Service
* User Testimonials



=> Veneer Forum Technical Advisor

John Van Brussel has 20 years of experience in
wood-related fields, with 12 years experience in
technical sales and support for veneer equipment and
supplies. John serves as Vice President of Veneer Systems,
Inc. an importer, distributor and manufacturer of veneer
equipment. He also completed the National Hardwood Lumber 
Association hardwood lumber grading course in 1985. Visit
the Veneer Forum at:

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