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Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

This set of shop-built cabinet jacks makes installation so easy, the builder
says, it feels like cheating.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/shopbuilt.pl?read=725933



Featured Project

Ever wonder what Carpathian elm burl looks like? Maybe not, but it's worth
checking out, as showcased in this elegant little buffet:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/3958.html


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Hot Threads

When cutting glue line rips on a straight line rip saw, are hollow glue joints
superior to straight joints? Pros consider...
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/swmf.pl?read=723002

Questions arise on constructing curved beams for a ceiling: first, is it a
bad idea to provide a client with structural members? And if not... jointed
construction, bent laminations, or...?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=725556

In taking durability, ease of repair, and ease of application into consideration,
which finish is the best choice for kitchen cabinets? Add your input on
pre-cat lacquers and conversion varnishes here:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/finishing.pl?read=725801

A twisted wall makes for a wacky cabinet installation, unless you account
for the unevenness. Here's a host of how-tos - from using special hanging
hardware, to a ball of string, to a laser.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/install.pl?read=725767


Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

The following companies recently created free web pages at the
Woodworkers Directory. Create yours at:
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/index.html

Smith Custom Woodworking Inc.
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10334.html

The Art Of Woodworking
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10333.html

Coomer's Custom Cabinets
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10335.html

Historic Flooring
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10336.html


Featured Shop

Take a virtual tour of Jarrett Maxwell's one-man, Oklahoma City shop, and
read about his path to furniture design and construction, by way of a
masters in music:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/shop/posts/1393.html


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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Knowledge Base Highlights

See a complete list of the most recent additions to our Knowledge Base at:
http://woodweb.com/Resources/RSMostRecentKBArticles.html

Cabinetmakers discuss the idea of using a tiered pricing model to reflect
volume, complexity, and customization of the job.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Wholesale_Commercial_and_Retail_Pricing.html

How do you keep an office computer, home computer, and smart phone
synchronized, backed up, and secure?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Synchronizing_and_Backing_Up_Multiple_Computers.html

Lacking software to automate the job, a CNC operator wrote the code for a
complex handrail job on a 5-axis CNC router himself. Here's an extended
discussion, with photos, including input from people who prefer the
automated route.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/HandCoding_G_Code_for_a_Curved_Handrail.html

You should consult the granite supplier, but here are some support
methods for overhanging countertops that have worked in the past.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Overhanging_Granite_Countertop.html

Here's another long discussion of the value of sliding table saws, and the
practical aspects of fitting one into a small shop footprint.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/A_Sliding_Table_Saw_in_a_Small_Work_Space.html

Sawmillers discuss the equipment they use to move logs and lumber around
the mill.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Log_and_Board_Handling_Equipment.html


Video Pick

Fuji Spray features a video on its Mini-Mite 3X Model with powerful
3-stage turbine motor, metal turbine case and non-bleed spraygun with
stainless steel components. To view the video, click on the link below and
scroll down to Fuji's video link:
http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html


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