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In this issue:

=> WOODWEB Launches Video Library
(View woodworking videos online)

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

=> Billing Rate Freeware added to Software Connection
(Download Paradigm 360)

=> Featured Project
(Beveled glass doors in a period home)

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

=> Industry News
(New Stiles Education Course Catalog Now Available)


=> WOODWEB Launches Video Library

Our new Video Library promises to become the most
comprehensive index of industrial woodworking related
digital videos on the web. There are currently 150
references within our Video Library, and the number is
expected to grow quickly. Video listings are organized by
product and activity categories, and there is a complete
list of videos arranged alphabetically by company. Be sure
to let us know of any videos that should be added to this
growing resource. 


=> Hot Threads

A newly installed storm door keeps outgrowing its frame...
Every two weeks, its builder must return to plane a little
off its swollen edges. Is its poplar construction to
blame, or some other culprit?

This thread pits beam saw against nested base
manufacturing in a production race. Starting out with a
simple question about efficiency, this discussion has
potential to become an epic... Join in at:

How to create turnings on a CNC? This thread gives details
and illustrations on adding the proper equipment to your

Speeds and feeds for a bandmill... Can these be determined
for wood by a precise formula, similar to the way
calculations are made for cutting metal?


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



=> Billing Rate Freeware added to Software Connection

Paradigm 360 is an Excel spreadsheet for determining
billing rate and labor markup for contractors using PILAO
Markup Methodology. Look for Paradigm 360 in the "Business
and Productivity" section:


=> Featured Project

This stunning set of mortise and tenon, beveled glass
doors is well-traveled. Originating in Oregon, the doors
now grace a Brooklyn brownstone.
(To create your own Project Gallery listing, click the
"Post Your Project" link)


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.

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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

When your math brain isn't quite at its quickest, make use
of these two conversion charts - showing Imperial
measurements with their metric equivalents - from
WalzCraft Industries, in PDF format.

Squeezing, squirting, dripping and dropping... Sick of
messy finish mixing? Follow the advice here and find
yourself with a much tidier finish-mixing setup.

Having straight line rip saw problems? Diehl Machine's
troubleshooting guides may provide a solution. Find
solutions here:

"Pliers: Used to round off bolt heads. Sometimes used in
the creation of blood-blisters." This is one offering from
a glossary of humorous tool definitions. Read on for a
little comic relief:

Ever have trouble with radiused corners on laminate
countertops? This article describes heat-forming laminate
for excellent adhesion.


=> Industry News

Stiles Machinery is proud to announce the updated Panel
Processing Course Catalog is now available from Stiles
Education for classes scheduled from January to July,

Find out how to promote your company on the Web.
If you're a supplier to the wood industry, visit WOODWEB's
Media Kit:
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Woodworker's Directory:

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