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Combustible Dust Poll

Virtually all pro shops have a dust collection system. Do you consider
combustible dust an important issue, and if so, what precautions are you
taking? Let us know by voting in our latest poll. Current results for the poll
will be displayed immediately after voting, and you may return and view
results at any time by clicking the "Vote Now and View Results" link.

This poll is sponsored by Air Handling Systems:
Your Best Source for Dust and Fume Collection

Shop Built Equipment Forum Feature

Here's a dowelling station sorting cart, and a little explanation of how this
shop keeps cabinet parts organized and flowing.

Hot Threads

In a two-cabinetmaker shop, is adding a straight line rip saw worth the
purchase price?

This finisher seeks a job site exhaust system that would scrub the air
of both overspray particulate and solvent-borne vapors.

On one hand, this senior employee is dependable and skilled. But on
the other hand, he's kind of a Pig-Pen, and an argumentative one at that.
Things have got to change. As the boss, what would you do?

Scallop marks left by the planer mean two separate sanding operations
are required to achieve an acceptable surface. Would a drum sander
benefit this operation?

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

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Whitewood Designs Inc.


CMB Wood Creations

Web Marketing 101

Here's a great article on the challenges and pitfalls of mobile design for
tablets, shared by Jim Roberts of Roberts WebForge.
Tablet Usability

Knowledge Base Highlights

See a complete list of the most recent additions to our Knowledge Base at:

Here's a detailed and comprehensive thread about the causes of fisheye
and the options for fixing it, from simple to advanced.

Will a hand-held router manage 1/2-inch plywood in one pass, or do you
need to make two? Woodworkers share experiences.

A clear conversion varnish sealer is wrinkling in a few spots over an oil-
based stain. What's the problem?

Here are some suggestions for finishing a fine mahogany table to
accentuate and enhance the figure.

Woodworkers offer up product choices to reduce friction and rust in a
moulder or planer.

The Wood Doctor sets the record straight regarding birch species and
coloration, and relates them to lumber for sale on the market.

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by

Biesse develops robust, affordable hot air edgebanding solution that
delivers the top quality of a laser bander without the expense.
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Video Pick

CustomCabinetSoftware.com features a video tour of 3D renderings, cut
lists, door lists, elevations, assembly sheets, job costing, and a panel
optimizer. To view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to
CustomCabinetSoftware.com's video link:

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