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Lumber Wizard 4 Giveaway

Has buried metal ever ruined your day? If so, tell us your story,
and become eligible to win a new Lumber Wizard 4 metal detector
from Wizard Industries. Four winners - two from the Solid Wood
Machining Forum and two from the Sawing and Drying Forum -
will be chosen, and all four will receive a free Lumber Wizard 4.

The Lumber Wizard 4, manufactured by Wizard Industries, is a
precision metal detector for locating nails, screws and other metal
inside new and recycled wood, and pinpoints the exact location of
metal. It works on all types of woods, particle board and solid

Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

Have clamp, will travel. Another shop-built rolling clamp rack has
been posted. This one is strictly for hand clamps...

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

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    Featured Project

    This job trailer doubles as a rolling showroom, and packs a whole lot of
    nice household samples into 100 square feet.

    Hot Threads

    An edgebander not gluing... Talk about bringing production to a halt.
    See how this glue pot problem was solved after some knowledgeable
    participants chimed in.

    Recreating a particular grain-enhancing amber color is the goal in this
    discussion on staining kiln-dried black walnut. Help analyze the sample
    and develop a plan...

    Looking to build a dehumidification kiln? Here's a wide range of
    construction ideas, including advice from the Wood Doc.

    Calculating profit percentage seems relatively straightforward. But
    after reading this discussion, you may find yourself dealing with more
    issues than originally planned.

    Featured Member Profile

    Ed Peters of Crooked Little Tree produces custom furniture and cabinetry
    in Fayetteville, PA. To see samples of his work, visit his member profile
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    Knowledge Base Highlights

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    Here's a close look at the difference between climb-cutting and
    conventional cutting on the CNC, with explanations of how each
    method affects the quality of cut.

    This advice about insulated, tempered, and laminated glazing for
    exterior doors comes with some nice photo examples, and takes
    reproduction of historical pieces into account.

    Not enough air? You can step up to a beefier compressor, or you
    can tweak your setup by adding buffer air tanks and another small
    compressor to work in tandem with existing equipment.

    Loose tenons are easier than traditional mortise and tenon joinery,
    and they are a more robust and authentic solution than dowels or

    Woodworkers brainstorm in search of a high-volume, high-accuracy
    production method for the repetitive task of rounding over corners
    on small hardwood blocks. The discussion delves into deeper waters
    when the question of eliminating employees in favor of fancy machinery

    If you plan to air-dry posts and beams for a period of years, here's
    advice on stickering, sawing over-size, end-sealing, and more.

    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

    Stone Age Millworks NW, Inc.

    Displays by Rioux Inc

    Upton's Millwork Services

    Closet Factory

    Video Pick

    Zipbolt features a video demoing the advantages of UT connectors or
    Drawbolts while joining worktops, countertops and bench tops. To
    view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to the Zipbolt
    video link:

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