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Featured Project

The maple is strictly horizontal in this sleek, stylish modern kitchen.

Hot Threads

How often do you hold a whole-staff meeting? The benefits of getting
everyone on the same page on a regular schedule are discussed here...

How would you pull off these beaded drawer fronts? Share your ideas:

Sounds like there's a gremlin in this Kremlin... And the cup
gun, too. Finishers troubleshoot a consistently dirty coating:

Advice is sought on laying out a 3,000 square foot shop. Your
hindsight could help this new shop owner get things right the first time.

Shop Built Equipment Feature

Detailed instructions for a shop-built dado jig are laid out here:

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:

Lamar Plastics

Raspberry Woods Studio

d+p Design Build, LLC

Web Marketing 101

Two trends - (1) Social media is the most popular activity online, and for
a growing number, a primary way to interface with the web. (2) People are
increasingly using their mobile devices instead of laptops/desktops. Their
smartphone or tablet is often the most handy way to access the web.
Shared by Jim Roberts of Roberts WebForge.
10 surprising social media statistics that might make you rethink your social strategy

Knowledge Base Highlights

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

Woodworkers discuss the best way to fabricate a curved beam, and learn
about an interesting historic example of curved laminated timber barn

A stronger vacuum pump isn't in the budget, so a CNC owner asks for
advice on improving hold-down performance with spoilboard
improvements and other workarounds.

Bluing of the steel in a new or reground knife is a defect that indicates
damage to the temper of the steel.

Finding out what a customer really wants, and what they can really
afford, requires some psychology but the effort can pay off.

Woodworkers discuss ways to build advanced table saw fences
or adapt standard parts from other saws.

Attaching a mirror to one face of a large melamine door leads to warping
in the course of a year.

Video Pick

SpeedSander features video of their widebelt sander in action. To view
the video, click on the link below and scroll down to SpeedSander's video

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