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In this issue:

=> Video Pick
(JDS Company's Multi-Router videos)

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

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

=> Featured Project
(A portfolio of diverse projects)

=> Update Archive Unveiled
(Catch up on your reading!)


=> Video Pick

JDS Company is featuring a few Multi-Router videos,
demonstrating: cutting a mortise and tenon, a complete box
joint, and a complete dovetail joint. To view the videos,
click on the link below, and scroll down to "JDS Company":


=> Knowledge Base Highlights

This sawmill operator needs plenty of power, at a price he
can afford. The article covers a few basic options: three 
phase, single phase, the power company, and a generator.

Do you worry about keeping the dust down in your spray
booth? If so, follow the link below and find out what's 
worked for other finishers when it comes to floor

While everyone agrees that the price of your work must be
based on your shop's requirements for overhead, expenses, 
and profit, everyone also seems to agree that this
cabinetmaker has drastically under-priced a custom
built-in. Here, he picks up some tips for future quotes to
his customers.

A new circular sawmill owner is dismayed at the wobble his
blade has acquired after relatively few hours of sawing. 
The Wood Doc and others help him troubleshoot with a
succinct list of possible problems.

A custom kitchen that continues to sit on the shop floor
is cramping the cabinetmaker's style. He wants it out the 
door and paid for, but the builder who commissioned it
isn't coming through. What's a crowded-out cabinetmaker to

Should thinner boards mean thinner profits? Professional
sawyers give a resounding "Heck no!" in answer to that. 
Here's how to charge - and make each cut count.


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



=> Hot Threads

When a woodworker friend "customizes" his hand by cutting
off a few fingers, this cabinetmaker wonders why so many 
pro shops don't use splitters and guards on their table
saws. Is there a rational answer?

Bending a casing that follows a compound curve is easy
enough in the shop... But drawing an image of this curved 
casing in AutoCAD to be cut from solid wood on a CNC
machine is a whole other story. Advice is sought at:

This 50 foot long bar top may be beautiful, but it's got
some problems. The customer is demanding a fix for the
gaps that have opened as the maple has moved. Thoughts
on what created the movement, and ways to restore the
top's good looks, are under discussion.

In the spirit of back-to-school, the Wood Doc poses a few
quiz questions at the Sawing and Drying Forum. Test your 
lumber measuring knowledge, and pick Dr. Wengert's brain,
right here:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
Accurate Technology:

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and Clearance/Close-Out specials at
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=> Featured Project

A varied portfolio from the past year shows the highlights
of one shop's project list. From a maple loft bed and 
bookshelf set to a mahogany wine cellar, the scope of
these jobs is professional and diverse.
(To create your own Project Gallery listing, click the
"Post Your Project" link)


=> Update Archive Unveiled

Ever lose track of an article or announcement that you
read about in the WOODWEB Update? If so, find what you're 
missing in our brand new Update Archive, which contains
issues of the WOODWEB Update going all the way back to

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