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Shop Built Equipment Feature

A stellar step-by-step tutorial on building an automatic blast gate for
an extraction system has been posted at the Shop Built Equipment
Forum. What are you waiting for? Start assembling the parts...

WOODWEB's President Hits the Small Screen

What is WOODWEB? The answer can be found in this short video.
Billy Carmen of Wizard Industries interviewed WOODWEB's
President, Michael Poster, at the recent AWFS Fair in Las Vegas.

Featured Project

Naysayers, take notice: this Brazilian cherry kitchen and bath turned
out beautifully, despite low expectations on the part of some pros.

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
C.R. Onsrud, Inc.:

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing accessories

Web highlights:
  • Video Demos Online
  • Machine Specifications
  • 24 Hour Parts and Service
  • User Testimonials

  • www.cronsrud.com

    Hot Threads

    Fast, slow, or medium panel processing speed - how much does it
    affect shop output? CNC users share their production methods.

    A curve-walled restaurant booth calls for a little preemptive
    troubleshooting. The questioner proposes using kerfcore with filled
    edges, but others argue against this plan...

    Business savvy pros share their number crunching theories regarding
    softwood lumber markup. Have your calculator ready.

    Constructing mirrored panels for full-overlay, frameless vanity cabinet
    doors... Sound tricky? Here are some nifty ideas that may help make
    this install easier.

    Featured Member Profile

    Michael DeBauch of MDB Estimating provides complete millwork estimating
    services. Learn about his business by visiting his member profile and website:

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

    Register now to attend the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo -
    Canada's largest woodworking event. Pay only $10, a $20 savings.
    WMS takes place Oct. 27-29 at the Direct Energy Centre, Toronto.

    Knowledge Base Highlights

    See a complete list of the most recent additions to our Knowledge Base at:

    Outsourcing is tough to avoid these days. Contributors from various
    shops weigh in on the advantages and disadvantages of buying - or
    building - their doors.

    This edgebander owner got himself in a little too deep with a
    maintenance issue. Luckily, the Woodweb community stepped up
    with detailed instructions and drawings to haul him back out.

    Why and how are vents and fans used in a solar wood drying kiln?
    Here's a quick, expert explanation from the Wood Doc.

    Curved moldings get even more complicated in this article. The goal
    is to create a shape sort of like a Frisbee wrapped around a drum...

    Fine tuning an HVLP spray gun is the goal. Set the compressor a
    little high and the gun a little low, then dial it in with test boards.
    Here's how.

    Does plywood equal poor quality, in your customer's eye? If so,
    it may be time for you to give the client a lesson on wood movement
    and cabinet construction.

    Woodworkers' Favorite Quotes

    "Would you like me to level this to the earth, or to your house?"

    "I cut the dang thing 3 times, and it' still too short."

    This collection of woodworkers' favorite inspirational and entertaining
    quotes at the Business Forum just might be a record-breaking thread.
    If you haven't already added your own "shopisms," please do:

    This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

    RouterCAD announces 3 great new products!

    RouterCAM Express - gives you the ability to shape parts
    and generate g-code and nesting. $495.00

    Cabinets to Go - order entry program with RouterCAM for
    nesting and g-code generation. $1995.00

    AutoCabinets CNC Express - gives you the ability to design
    cabinets, lay out a room, cutlisting and RouterCAM for g-code
    and nesting. $2495.00


    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

    Big G Furniture Repair and Chair Caning

    Block & Chisel

    Picture Frame Guys

    Melissambre art workshop

    Video Pick

    QuickWood, Inc. features a variety of sander and abrasive videos. To
    view the videos, click on the link below and scroll down to
    Quickwood's video link:

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