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The WOODWEB Update - #250
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In this issue:
Hot Threads (A sampling of current forum discussions)
Video Pick (Charles GG Schmidt Co.)
Knowledge Base Highlights (The latest additions to this growing resource of over 8,000 articles)
Recent Addition to the Woodworkers Directory (Create your free web page today)
Industry News (Kreg announces new Precision Beaded Face-Frame System)
Featured Forum Technical Advisor (John Michael Hivatal)
From wine racks to dining tables of varying shapes and sizes, this restaurant
showcases one shop's work well:
A blue glow might suit the evening sky just fine, but it's sure to disappoint
if it shows up in your white primer. Help determine the cause for this mysterious appearance at:
Alignment problems in door construction stem from the horizontal boring
step in this shop. Ways to correct this are under exploration, including jigs and auxilary tables used to register the parts...
Concerns when purchasing a CNC router are offered up in this thread.
Specifically, what would you look out for in machinery features, and what are
the potential pitfalls of purchasing used equipment?
Is cleaning product contamination to blame for the unsatisfactory effects
this refinish job produced? Add your two cents:
Charles G.G. Schmidt Co. features a video on Larry’s Clamp in action
- board flattening and panel gluing. To view the video, click on the link
below and scroll down to Charles G.G. Schmidt Co.'s video link:
Knowledge Base Highlights
WOODWEB's Knowledge Base has hit a new milestone this week - 8,000 articles... and counting!
Lazy susan installation in corner cabinets got you down? If door tolerance
and operation problems have caused you to gnash your teeth in the past,
get some good tips for smoother sailing when face with this task:
The lazy Susan saga continues in this article on adapting the fixed geometry
of a corner cabinet to an out-of-whack space.
Creating color that truly sings is the name of the game in this article
on finishing black walnut. Read about punching up walnut's natural beauty
When it comes to three-dimensional visualization of crown moulding installed
around a chimney that penetrates a cathedral ceiling, a picture really is worth a thousand
Here's an extensive collection of methods and tips for cutting fast,
accurate dadoes in panels.
This article provides detailed advice on tweaking that expensive edgebander
so edges don't require hand-trimming or sanding.
Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory
The following companies recently created free web pages at the Woodworkers
Directory. Create yours at:
Twin Restoration and Millwork
Jack Berberich Furniture Maker
Springhouse Shop and Studio
Arbor Wood Products
Kreg Tool Company introduces the Precision Beaded Face-Frame System
and line of Precision Beaded Face-Frame Router Bits, with nationwide availability
on November 1, 2009. “The Precision Beaded Face-Frame System was designed
to be the fastest and easiest way for anyone to build beaded face-frames.”
said Kreg President Todd Sommerfeld. Learn more at:
Featured Forum Technical Advisor
CAD Forum Block Exchange Technical Advisor John Michael Hivatal is the
owner and operator of JMH Drafting/JMHsoftware. John has been involved
in the woodworking field for over 20 years and has experience in building,
installation, designing, programming CNC equipment, project management,
AutoCAD and AutoCAD programming. Visit the CAD Forum at:
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