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Drying Course in Kentucky

Want to celebrate Halloween with the Wood Doc? Dr. Eugene Wengert
(aka the Wood Doc) will instruct a drying course October 30th and 31st in
London, KY. Topics will include drying systems, moisture content, causes
of degrade, record keeping, kiln schedules, defect causes and cures and
more. Learn more at:

Featured Sawmill

Duane Slaymaker of The Wood Shed documents his process and product
with some nice photos:

Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

This custom-built stroke sander was designed to sand table tops and fit
nicely into its allotted space. Does your shop house a machine or jig of your
own invention? If so, we'd love to see it - click on the link below, then on the
"Post a Message" link.

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Featured Project

This 33-foot long conference table showcases exotic woods along with
ebony and steel inlays.

Hot Threads

This CNC is leaving fuzzy-edged cuts in plywood. Tweaks to tooling and
technique are under consideration.

A little chipped conversion varnish mystery is unfolding at the Finishing
Forum. Got theories? Offer them up:

Tenoners - from affordable used machines to pricey new ones, what are
their capabilities?

Proper positioning of solar kiln fans is under discussion at the Sawing and
Drying Forum. The Wood Doc weighs in...

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Custom Router Services

Evangelos Designs LLC

Cannon Carpentry

R. H. Custom Cabinetry

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by
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Knowledge Base Highlights

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Cabinetmakers discuss the idea of using a tiered pricing model to reflect
volume, complexity, and customization of the job.

This interesting table top design consists of a ring of solid oak around a
veneered disc of MDF. Will it crack?

Sharpening spiral cutters for CNC equipment is a very complex undertaking.
Here is a detailed discussion with full explanations.

Commercial architectural woodworkers discuss bendable substrates and
plywood, including how to fill sections of the material to create a solid
shape so that telegraphing does not occur.

When monitoring kiln humidity, standard practice is to note the
characteristics of air before it enters the pile, but monitoring exiting air
could work under some circumstances.

Reproducing true double hung windows from an old house is tricky, but
it's a worthwhile challenge for a devoted woodworker. Here are tips on the
methods and the pitfalls.

Video Pick

Her-Saf features assorted panel router videos including a template system,
depth control feature, eccentric nut material thickness adjustment, and lock
clamp. To view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to
Her-Saf's video link:

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