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In this issue:

New Arch Calculation Chart

B.H. Davis, a longtime contributor at WOODWEB and owner of B.H. Davis
Company, created this arch formula calculation chart for his own business,
which specializes in curved moldings. The chart - an Excel file - can now
be downloaded at WOODWEB's Timber and Lumber Calculators page: http://www.woodweb.com/Resources/RSCalculators.htm

Hot Threads

A set of arched entry gates - exposed to the elements - call for careful
planning of material and construction. Species is the first concern:

Stack accuracy - or lack thereof - has this operator of a single end tenoner
scratching his head. Can you help tighten up his tolerances?

Can the weight of a granite countertop be supported by a vanity that is
attached to only one wall? Installation techniques get creative here:

Pick your paint-grade wood to suit your purpose, these cabinetmakers say.
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    Video Pick

    Timesavers Inc. features its portable widebelt SpeedSander. To view the video,
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    Knowledge Base Highlights

    How do you run a used CNC through its paces to check on the accuracy
    and repeatability of its cuts and controls? Here are some test routines.

    These setup tips for a small moulder include suggestions related
    to the depth of cut and to supporting the openside of the moulder
    to reduce chatter.

    A tired shopowner who's been in the trade for nearly three decades feels his
    enthusiasm waning. The cycle of worry and work is getting old. Pros share
    advice on maintaining motivation over time.

    Just how to slice up a cherry log is investigated here. Appearance would
    argue for flatsawn, stability for quartersawn... but it's more complicated
    than that.

    How do typical indoor humidity levels affect wood moisture content?
    This discussion, with data, sheds some light.

    Linear-foot estimating can play a role in sales and bidding, but it's only a starting
    point. Here's an in-depth look at one method for pricing.

    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

    The following companies recently created free web pages at the
    Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:

    R. Jemithan Timber Frame Company

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    Michael Rogowski Custom Woodworks


    Industry News

    The new catalog from Williams & Hussey features their redesigned
    machine base, guide system, new chip extractor, over 180 in-stock
    knife profiles and over 100 custom knife profiles. Learn more at:

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