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Tradeshow Poll
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Lessons from the Wood Doc
Professor Gene Wengert has been busy at the Sawing and Drying
Forum, making a series of posts on drying oak lumber, measuring
kiln and predryer temps, and moisture content videos he created.
Don't miss out on this free education!

Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

This shop-built articulated lathe dust pickup can be adjusted to almost
any position. See how it was put together at the Shop Built Equipment

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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    Featured Project

    Refinishing - rather than replacing - a vintage kitchen required
    matching a door and a door pull that were both out of production.
    Here's how Russell Hudson's shop tackled the job...

    Hot Threads

    Clients with unreasonable post-install punchlists are causing this
    cabinetmaker some grief - and his profits are plummeting. What
    to do?

    If waterbased finishes are the wave of the future, now's the time to
    start experimenting. Whether you're just starting down this road,
    or you've been traveling it for a while, your input is welcome:

    Setting up a whole-shop dust collection system is a complicated
    matter. This shop owner has proposed a design... Help him
    troubleshoot it now, before it's too late.

    Ripping to width on the job site often leaves blade marks on the
    edges of your boards. What's the solution: a hand plane, a more
    suitable blade, or...?

    Featured Member Profile

    Jamon Schlimgen produces custom cabinetry and millwork, and displays
    a nice range of projects in his website gallery. Learn more at Schlimgen's
    member profile and website:

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    Knowledge Base Highlights

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    The structural considerations involved in making a glued-up stringer
    for a curved staircase range from suitable materials to solid design...

    What does a sawyer love best, even more than a perfect veneer log?
    His log truck, of course. Pros share pictures of their souped up, tricked
    out, heavy duty haulers right here:

    Tooling options and efficiency issues are considered in this article
    on setting up a CNC router to round over furniture part edges, after
    cutting the shape.

    Lumber choices and joinery details for fancy custom garden gates
    are reviewed here. The goal is to construct an entry that will
    stand up to the elements.

    A skilled cabinetmaker gets help with his weak area: pricing and
    estimating. This advice aims to get him bidding quicker, and
    more accurately.

    The architect wants a "brushed-on" look for his cabinets but how
    can it be created with modern, kitchen-worthy finishes?

    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

    Architectural Wood Products, LLC

    Stephen Winer Design


    Woodtec Millwork Inc.

    Video Pick

    Timesavers Inc. features a video on the portable widebelt SpeedSander
    for wood shops in 25, 37 and 43". To view the video, click on the link
    below and scroll down to the Timesavers video link:

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