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Sawmill Poll

What type of sawmill do you operate? Let us know by voting in our latest
poll. Choose the items that best describe your sawmill setup. Current
results for the poll will be displayed immediately after voting, and you may
return and view results at any time by clicking the "Vote Now and View
Results" link.

Mobile Apps

Which single shop tool allows you to level, plumb, and make complex
calculations? Your smartphone, of course! Browse through
WOODWEB's Software Connection to discover a new world of wood
industry apps.

Featured Project

This functional family room was designed to accommodate each
individual's activities, in style. Here's how the project was sketched
out and installed:

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


Hot Threads

Like a puzzle? Help figure out how these guys hung their panels. Or
better yet, how this guy should hang his panels (they're veneered with
walnut, so they've got to look good).

When mounting wood statues on top of a building, wind, rain and
lightning aren't the only concerns. Ideas on secure attachment and
longevity of the piece are discussed here.

A one-man operation has some advantages: the regular headaches
that come with employees are nonexistent, and a variety of tasks
keeps boredom at bay. But when the to-do list grows beyond what
one man can conquer... What to do?

Panel saw? CNC? This shop owner is ready to purchase a new piece
of equipment for breaking down sheet goods, and seeks your advice.

Featured Member Profile

Spirit of the Woods, Inc., collects and processes spalted maple
and other specialty lumber. Learn more about the business at their
member profile and website:

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Knowledge Base Highlights

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

Left your pliers in the veneer press? Platen repairs and workarounds
may help (a full replacement would be costly). http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Repairing_Dents_in_Heated_Veneer_Press.html

Here's a look at a newly completed backyard solar wood drying kiln
with its first load of lumber.

A question about how to get rid of a bad batch of spalted maple leads
to a nice discussion of different ways to spalt wood, with photos.

Lightweight solutions for moveable walls or large-scale doors include
ideas for honeycomb-core veneered panels and torsion box designs.

To get a high search engine rank, you need to cultivate good links
and good keywords. Here's how...

Customizing the spindle on your shaper could be a good investment,
or a waste of specialized steel, depending on your perspective...

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

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Western Spindle

Greenwood Bay Woodworking Studio

Carolina Custom Woodwork

Casework Drafting Services

Video Pick

Cook's Saw Mfg. features videos on their hydraulic sawmill, personal
sawmill, board edger, cat claw band blade sharpener, and semi-auto
dual tooth setter. To view the videos, click on the link below and scroll
down to Cook's video link, then visit individual machinery pages:

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