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Featured Project

These sunbursts, built for a client's arched windows, have working louvers.
See how they were constructed at the Project Gallery:

Hot Threads

Marking tools in your shop is a good way to stay organized. These ideas
on how to effectively color code tools just might make your life a little easier.

Installing bending ply is it also bending your mind? Thoughts are shared on
why bending ply failure can occur, and how to fix it.

The small vacuum table design in this discussion appears to be a bit tedious to
build. Some knowledgeable CNC operators weigh in with advice and a clamp
table video.

When finishing on site, masking cabinets properly is essential for a clean,
no-touchup job. Here are some tips on achieving professional results, the
first time.

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Featured Shop

This very small shop is a one-woman show. See what Gray Ballew/SGI Home
produces with a few pieces of equipment and 450 square feet of shop space...

Featured Member Profile

Dan Bloomer Stairbuilding produces architectural woodwork in Winslow,
Maine. Learn about the business at Dan's member profile and website:

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Knowledge Base Highlights

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Planing roughsawn oak before kiln-drying has benefits that may make it
worth the cost. The Wood Doc elaborates here:

Lots of CNC owners have successfully machined or molded their own
hold-down pods. Here are some detailed explanations and photos.

Careful selection of log dimension and cut patterns will yield straight,
stable 2x4 and 2x6 lumber from southern yellow pine logs.

Here's a long story of a woodworking shop's difficulties in getting a
tenoner set up with split tooling to work to the desired level of
accuracy and repeatability.

Cauls, glue, vacuum bags, and other elements of veneering a half-cylinder
are explored in this article. Here's how a few pros would tackle the job...

A handful of cool ways to deal with bullnose wall corners when installing
crown moulding is presented here.

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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    Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

    The following companies recently created free web pages at the
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    Wood Make It 4 You

    Richards Custom Furniture

    Acworth Cabinet, Inc

    Great Lakes Woodworking Co., Inc.

    Video Pick

    Alliance Millsoft features videos covering estimating of millwork,
    casework, and mouldings. To view the videos, click on the link
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