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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Arched doorway)

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

=> Woodworker's Directory
(Create a free listing)

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

=> Featured Shop
(The small shop)


=> Featured Project

Flexible moulding and a problem-solving spirit helped this
woodworker find success with a first attempt at an arched
(To create your own Project Gallery listing, click the
"Post Your Project" link)


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Classic dovetail joints that cut themselves - sound too
good to be true? It certainly is, but CNC-cut "dovetails"
might be the next best thing. The finer points of this
drawer box system are discussed here:

Just about every woodworker out there loves the look of a
wide, flat board. But most fear the fact that these boards
have a tendency to misbehave when used, for example, in
table tops. Can it be done safely, with precautions?

This high-MC lumber takes a quick trip from supplier's
stores to clients' super-heated homes... with a short
layover in the shop on the way. Is a kiln needed to
equalize MCs, and if so, what kind?

The discriminating finisher would like to know... What is
the best way to accentuate maple's grain, while also
encouraging an amber cast?

Holding down solid wood parts that just want to slip and
slide and fly all over... that's the challenge with a CNC
router. Learn some tricks of the trade at:

It's the old "which should be installed first" debate:
kitchen cabinets, or finished floor. Check out these
compelling reasons that support both sides of the


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=> Woodworker's Directory

The Woodworker's Directory is getting better all the time.
As a member of this free listing service for woodworking
companies, you receive Requests for Quotes (RFQ's) from
potential clients seeking professional help. You'll get
targeted RFQ's that match the work you do. If you're not a
member of the Woodworker's Directory, what are you waiting
for? To create your FREE listing, visit:


=> Hot Threads

This beautiful double helix staircase sweeps gracefully
upward... The only trouble is, it is over a month behind
schedule. Read on to learn the moral of a story about fine
craftsmanship, complicated projects, and promises to the
project manager that can't be fulfilled...

Should drawer front alignment be a seven step process, or
can the system be streamlined so it doesn't hold a whole
kitchen up? Weigh in with your time saving tips here:

A large veneered kitchen table needs to be stable. Core
and finish options are under discussion here.

Building big baskets at the Adhesives Forum? Not quite,
but one questioner is seeking advice on gluing up tall,
woven veneer panels. Think you can help?


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
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* User Testimonials



=> Featured Shop

The focus is on the small operation at the Shop Gallery
this week. Each of these shops claims only 1600 square
feet of space, and no more than two employees. See how
floor plans are economized at The Proper Carpenter of
Fairfax, Va:
and C and C Custom Cabinets of Carrot Creek, Canada:
(To create your own Shop Gallery listing, click the "Post
Your Shop" link)

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