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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:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/industrynews.pl?read=727714


Featured Sawmill

Duane Slaymaker of The Wood Shed documents his process and product
with some nice photos:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/sawmill/posts/447.html


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.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/shopbuilt.pl?read=727758



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Featured Project

This 33-foot long conference table showcases exotic woods along with
ebony and steel inlays.
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/3980.html


Hot Threads

This CNC is leaving fuzzy-edged cuts in plywood. Tweaks to tooling and
technique are under consideration.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cnc.pl?read=727374

A little chipped conversion varnish mystery is unfolding at the Finishing
Forum. Got theories? Offer them up:
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/finishing.pl?read=726981

Tenoners - from affordable used machines to pricey new ones, what are
their capabilities?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=727436

Proper positioning of solar kiln fans is under discussion at the Sawing and
Drying Forum. The Wood Doc weighs in...
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl?read=727174


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

Custom Router Services
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10346.html

Evangelos Designs LLC
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10341.html

Cannon Carpentry
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10344.html

R. H. Custom Cabinetry
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10345.html


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
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  • User Testimonials
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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

This interesting table top design consists of a ring of solid oak around a
veneered disc of MDF. Will it crack?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Combining_Solid_Wood_and_MDF.html

Sharpening spiral cutters for CNC equipment is a very complex undertaking.
Here is a detailed discussion with full explanations.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Sharpening_Technology_and_Methods_for_CNC_Tooling.html

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.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Working_with_Bendable_Substrates.html

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.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Kiln_Humidity_Monitoring_InFlow_or_OutFlow.html

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.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Replicating_Historic_Wood_Window_Sash.html


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:
http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html


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