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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Complex crown moulding)

=> Auction Alert
(Kiln dried reclaimed wood)

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

=> IWF Photo Gallery
(If you missed the fair... See the show floor now!)

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

=> New Gantry III Series Tabletop CNC Routers
(At the Industry News)


=> Featured Project

From shop to job site, the stairs and extensive trim in
this Project Gallery listing were created custom for an
8,000 square foot house.


Auction Alert:

Online Auction
Kiln Dried Reclaimed Wood
199,931  Board Feet of Cypress, Redwood, Douglas Fir &
Bidding Ends: November 15 AT 2:00 PM EST
Bryan Goodman - 800-722-334, Ext. 235


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

A long scratch in a gloss granite laminate countertop...
Sound like a hopeless case for repair? Maybe not...

A small job calls for long holes in poplar blanks. Rather
than through-boring, routing and gluing is recommended

Need to measure the hook angle on your moulder heads?
These tips and tools should help.

This article starts with a few questions about paper/resin
composite countertops from a first-time fabricator, and
ends with some shots of the finished kitchen - a (shiny)

When a residential general contractor is ready to take the
plunge into finishing, he comes to the pros for help.
Here's what they have to say...

If you'd like to put a little dazzle into that dining room
table, read on to learn all about "chatoyance," and how to
achieve this beautiful light-changing effect in your


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=> IWF Photo Gallery at WOODWEB

If you missed the International Woodworking Fair this
year, you might be interested in taking a look at
WOODWEB's IWF Photo Gallery. It features product and booth
"shots" from a select group of WOODWEB advertisers.


=> Hot Threads

Frustrated with less-than-satisfactory results with stile
and rail production, this woodworker seeks advice on
tooling and technique for clean, precise results. Join
others in discussion at the Solid Wood Machining Forum,
and post pictures of your shop setup for making stiles and

Professor Gene Wengert, the Wood Doc, equates the
spiral-dowel Vs. fluted-dowel debate to the Ford Vs. Chevy
debate... Either one will get you where you're going. Do
you agree that success with dowels is more a matter of
size than style?

Upon venturing into the world of inset face frame
kitchens, this cabinetmaker questions: will his idea for
mounting Blum tandem drawer guides really work?

An inquiry at the Business Forum on accepting credit cards
inspires all kinds of opinions. Advantages and
disadvantages for the small business, Paypal, and legality
issues are some of the topics raised here.


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



=> New Gantry III Series Tabletop CNC Routers

Techno Inc. is proud to introduce their new Tabletop CNC
Router line. These machines have ball screws on all three
axes to ensure minimal maintenance and machine longevity.
The quality components Techno uses create a standard of 
optimal performance, speed and accuracy in each and every
one of your routing applications. 

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