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Dust Collection Poll

What type of dust collection setup does your professional wood shop use?
Let us know by participating in our Dust Collection Poll. Current results will
be displayed immediately after voting. You may return and view results at
any time by clicking the "Vote Now and View Results" link.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/business.pl?read=729847


Featured Project

Here's a wonderful insider's look at how an Art Deco table with hidden
trompe l'oeil interior was constructed. A professional video shows the
magnetic key unlocking a secret drawer...
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/project/posts/3993.html



Hot Threads

A new convert to prefinished plywood requests advice on the ins and outs
of construction and installation from those with ample experience.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cabinetmaking.pl?read=729669

How to get rid of the rust and pitting inside this spindle taper? Ideas are
piling up at the CNC Forum...
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/cnc.pl?read=728909

Hurt by Hurricane Sandy? A host of generous woodworkers at the Business
Forum offer up their assistance to any shops in need.
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/business.pl?rev=729777

With some new tooling, this shop owner is set up to machine MDF raised
panels. Now he needs to hone his system for smooth, efficient production.
Any thoughts?
http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/aw.pl?read=729036


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Featured Member Profile

Loh Interior Improvement, Inc., of New York, New York, specializes in
commercial and showroom construction. Learn about the business at
Ken Loh's member profile and website:
http://www.woodweb.com/members/lohwood_profile.html

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Featured Sawmill

From his beginnings building birdhouses to his present day milling business,
equipped with a Wood-Mizer and a Nyle kiln, the growth of Kelvin
Potter's Raven Farm Sawmill is detailed in this interview:
http://www.woodweb.com/galleries/sawmill/posts/312.html


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

Specialty Lumber Services, Inc
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10354.html

HBH Joinery - Wooden Gates
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10353.html

Sean Gallagher Design
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10357.html

American Design
http://www.woodindustry.com/woodworkers/Master/10356.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
  • Machine Specifications
  • 24 Hour Parts and Service
  • 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

Here's some realistic and practical feedback on a proposed long-span use
of an 8x8 sawn beam.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Span_Capability_of_an_8x8_Timber.html

A few tips and cautions about working with ipe wood are offered here.
In particular, the difficult problem of achieving a lasting glue bond is
addressed.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Machining_and_Gluing_Challenges_with_Ipe.html

A skilled woodworker asks: Do I have the right personality to run a
business?
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/What_Does_It_Take_to_Be_a_Business_Owner.html

Thoughts about how to construct and join the shelves and face frame for a
curved-face open-shelf cabinet are presented here, along with some pictures.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/HalfRound_Cabinet_Joinery.html

When you buy dressed lumber, the quantity is tallied based on the rough
board footage, before milling. The "rip-off" percentage can sometimes
confuse the buyer.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Lumber_Tally_Rough_Versus_Milled.html

Keeping the blond appearance of stripped, bleached wood, without
ambering, is possible with the right choice of coating.
http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Preserving_a_Bleached_Appearance.html


Video Pick

Porter-Cable features assorted power tool demos including: the tiger claw,
random orbit sanders, compact belt sander, palm grip finishing sander,
mac-saw and razor saw blades. To view the videos, click on the link below
and scroll down to Porter-Cable's video links:
http://www.woodweb.com/VideoLibrary/VLAlpha.html


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