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In this issue:

=> Featured Project
(Floating coffee table)

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

=> Video Pick
(Holz Her U.S. Inc.)

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

=> Industry News
(Quickscrews Now Stocking Confirmat Screws in 3 Different

=> Solid Wood Machining Forum Technical Advisor
(Dave Rankin)


=> Featured Project

This floating, modern coffee table inspires some questions
on stability. See how zebrawood and maple used in this
project seem to defy gravity...


=> Hot Threads

Crown moulding pros chime in on cutting a hefty 24" wide
crown. Tips on tools and techniques that make the job go
smoothly are under review at:

Glass cabinet doors in unusual sizes have this
cabinetmaker pondering problems that may arise. Help
troubleshoot this project before it hits the bench:

Do you have a preferred method for cutting flutes? Add
your opinion to this growing thread at the Cabinetmaking

A radius top pocket door is relatively simple to
construct, but what about the frame and jamb?. A solid
structure is being advised by participants in this thread


=> Video Pick

Holz Her U.S. Inc. features industrial woodworking
machinery videos, including Holz-Her CNC machining
centers, Cosmec CNC machining centers, CNC cutting demos,
beam saws, vertical panel saws, edgebanders, wide-belt
sanders, a Vitap orbiter, contour edgebander, and corner
rounder, and an Omal drill and dowel insertion machine. To
view the videos, click on the link below and scroll down
to Holz Her's video link:


This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing

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=> Knowledge Base Highlights

Bothersome bubbles appearing in your waterborne finish
again? Plenty of possible solutions to the problem are
served up in this article:

A power feeder can't make the judgment calls of a hand
operator for straightening the first face of a board, but
it can boost productivity and improve safety...

With the opportunity to grow a small business through the
production of plastic laminated tables, this shop owner
gets advice on set ups to make wood edges flush to the
laminate tops... without sacrificing speed or quality:

If your bogged-down dehumidification kiln has got you
feeling glum, you're not alone. DH kilns sometimes stall
as moisture content readings get closer to the target. An
extra shot of heat can help a lot.

The next time you're faced with a room so out of whack, it
looks like it came straight out of a surrealist painting,
think back to the description in this article that
explains how to use a laser level to set benchmark layout

How can a 2-man operation stay profitable on cabinetry
installations? This discussion of costs, pricing,
planning, and time management for installing custom work
provides food for thought.


=> Industry News

Quickscrews is now stocking Confirmat Screws in 3
different styles. All of the 7mm x 50mm screws now have a
coarser thread design for easier driving and greater
holding power. The confirmat screws are used in knock down
furniture and cabinet construction. Additional sizes
include a 5mm x 40mm and a 5mm x 50mm screw.


=> 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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