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New Calculators
Two new End Sealer Usage and Savings Calculators - one for
logs, one for lumber - have been added at WOODWEB.
Download the Excel files at the link below.

Lumber Wizard 4 Giveaway

It's buried-metal story hour! Tell us your tooth-breaking,
blade-busting tale, and you'll be 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

These simple shop-made clamp blocks make angled glue-up a
breeze. Sometimes good ideas come in small packages...

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. $995.00

Cabinets to Go - order entry program with RouterCAM for
nesting and g-code generation. $2995.00

AutoCabinets CNC Express - gives you the ability to design
cabinets, lay out a room, cutlisting and RouterCAM for g-code
and nesting. $3995.00


Featured Project

A 21' church steeple is under construction at the Project Gallery.
Watch it grow...

Hot Threads

Is a sliding table saw a sound investment for a shop that outsources
most of its panel cutting? Or do you think there's a better a way to go?
Add your advice at:

A beginner's question about frameless cabinet construction sparks an
in-depth debate among pros... Assembly and fasteners are the topics.

A new walnut floor is cupping over the hottest section of radiant heat
pipes. First, why? And second, what to do about it?

In-floor dust collection piping sounds like a good idea to this soon-to-be
shop owner. He's currently in the design stages... Help him out with a
little advice at:

Featured Member Profile

Bailey Wood Products Inc. of southeastern PA offers custom sawing,
drying and more. To learn about the business, visit Bailey's member
profile and website:

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

Manufacturer of CNC routers, inverted routers, and routing accessories

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    Knowledge Base Highlights

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

    More mammals have just been added to this oldie-but-goodie in our
    archives, "Strange Stories from the Sawmill," in which sawyers continue
    to trade tales of unusual objects discovered in wood. (Click the "add
    information to this article" link at the end to share your own story.)

    CNC is pitted against traditional equipment in this in-depth look at
    running a super-efficient, high-production cabinet shop.

    Can the small shop succeed in the school construction business? The
    warnings outweigh the enthusiasm in this article...

    If you're lucky enough to have the problem of how to saw a six-foot log,
    here's some help. Stock or custom bandsaw mills will handle some
    very large logs...

    This thread on routing inlay patterns in high-pressure laminate includes a
    good lesson about cutter radius compensation, which lets the operator
    make allowances for tool wear without re-coding the program.

    The challenge: build a leaf table with grain running in the direction of the
    table's length. Here's how others have had success.

    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

    Adirondack Custom Woodworks

    Apex Wine Cellars and Saunas

    P.K. Smith Woodcarving llc

    Fulton Fine Woodworks

    Video Pick

    Accu-Router, Inc. features videos on CNC 3 and 5 Axis routers. To view
    the videos, click on the link below and scroll down to Accu-Router's
    video link:

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