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Featured Project

See how this once crowded bathroom with a Formica covered vanity
was transformed into a spacious and functional bathroom.

Hot Threads

Plywood or melamine? 3/4 or 16mm? Efficiency and
"high-end" cabinet construction are considered in this
discussion on material and thickness options.

Spraying shellac may be in this finisher's future - if
participants convince him there's a spray method more
efficient than brushing. Some unsatisfactory attempts at
spraying may make for a tough sell…

This finisher finds that wiping stain on is much more
enjoyable than spraying it. The only trouble is those
crevices - sometimes, they get missed. Follow this advice
on obtaining a uniform coat on the surface and in the detailed areas.

Applying z-clips on the back of a 1/2 inch elevator panel
is the issue at hand. See if the homemade z-clip mentioned
in this thread can help this poster get on track.

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

Featured Member Profile

West Cabinets, Inc. is a family owned company building custom
cabinets in the Bay Area since 1982. Learn
more about this business at their member profile and website:

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Knowledge Base Highlights

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Library jobs typically call for multiple built-in bookcases, installed
shoulder to shoulder. Here are descriptions and photos of different
approaches to this construction issue.

Some of the most powerful shop equipment has hard-to-use controller
software. What does that mean for the buyer and operator?

A newcomer to finishing gets expert feedback on his evolving
technique for refinishing a yacht interior in Brazil.

Here's a good set of suggestions for setting up and tuning your
equipment for precise, reliable production of raised door panels.

Cabinetmakers brainstorm kitchen storage ideas, and
discuss how much shelf space a door can support.

This stain for cherry cabinets will darken the color
but preserve the characteristic look of the grain.

Featured Sawmill

Roque Valente SRL is a Bolivian sawmill specializing in ipe
products. Check out their site, equipment, and rather difficult
road conditions at the Sawmill Gallery:

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


Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

All Perfect Finish

Woodcraft Inc.

Benedict Millworks inc.

Lenny's Lumber

Video Pick

Delta Power Equipment Corporation features a Unisaw
manufacturing process video. To view the video, click
on the link below and scroll down to Delta Power
Equipment Corporation's video link:

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