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In this issue:

=> New Closets and Storage Category at Woodworker's
(List your company free of charge)

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

=> Planit Woodworking Certified Solution Providers
(CSP program implemented to insure customers receive best

=> Solid Wood Machining Forum Technical Advisor
(Dave Rankin, President of Moulder Services, Inc.)

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


=> New Closets and Storage Category at Woodworker's

Do you supply customers with classy, quality closets and
storage spaces? If so, your company should be listed in
the new Closets and Storage category at the Woodworker's
Directory. Listing your company is free, and can connect
you with customers in search of your services.


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=> Hot Threads

The variability of the thickness in moulding knives may be
slight, but can certainly be troublesome. What steps can
be taken to deal with these differing dimensions?

With the challenge of refinishing a very small area on the
jobsite, this forum participant is looking for input on an
economical on-site spray solution.

When outside corners in drywall are "bullnosed" (or
rounded), how is the baseboard corner resolved? Opinions
and methods from various installers are presented here:

This discussion on successful training systems starts out
with a basic explanation of "Best Practices," a concept
integral to Lean Manufacturing. Explore these ideas and
more at:


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

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

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=> Planit Woodworking Certified Solution Providers

Bruce Kruger and Gary Worthen are the first Planit dealers
to become Certified Solution Providers (CSPs) for Planit's
woodworking products - Cabinet Vision and Cabnetware. CSPs
have taken extensive training and testing on Planit's
products servicing the woodworking industry. Read more at:


=> Solid Wood Machining Forum Technical Advisor

Dave Rankin is President of Moulder Services, Inc., a
company he formed in 1986 to provide operator training and
repair for all types of moulders and profile grinders. He
is also the current Director of Technical Education for
the Grinderman's Association, a non-profit group he
founded in 1997 to promote education and training of
moulder and grinder operators, and is the editor of their
publication, "The Profiler." Dave holds a PhD in Safety
Engineering. Visit the Solid Wood Machining Forum at: 


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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

A range of affordable alternatives to dovetailed drawer
construction are reviewed in this article. The key is

A young and ambitious woodworker lays out his modest
business plan. Should he give it a go? Encouragement
floods in from some old pros.

A method of mitering the vertical edge of face frames to
their companion end panels is covered here, in depth.

After leaving a good-paying job to start a one-man shop,
this woodworker wonders... Is a comfortable income an
unattainable goal? Wise management is the key.

When lacquer dries too quickly, the result is an uneven
surface. This finisher frets that there is trouble with
his technique, but finds that with a few adjustments, his
spray becomes much smoother.  

In this tale of time passed and color mismatched, the
culprit is found to be... the catalyst!

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