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Featured Project

This set of Victorian-style gates was built for a former vicarage in Wales.

Hot Threads

When a designer brings a cabinetmaker a job, is 15% a fair fee for the
designer to collect? And if the designer is also charging the client an
hourly rate, is it legal?

A job for a concierge desk gets complicated when a compound curve in
solid surface is incorporated. Your help is sought:

Here's a sample employee manual and ideas on how to create your own.

Where's the slop coming from in this cope and stick joinery? This
woodworker would like to tighten up his tolerances.

Shop Built Equipment Feature

This Frankensaw was built to put a "circular saw" texture on 17" reclaimed
white oak boards.

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:

J&K Cabinets

Wood Cutting Boards and Wooden Spoons


Web Marketing 101

If you haven't updated your homepage in a while, this presentation
will give you some ideas for revamping and modernizing it.
What Should I Put on the Homepage?

Knowledge Base Highlights

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Here are some tips for re-drying a load of wood that got wetted by rain, without
incurring damage.

Machining mouldings from southern yellow pine... The stock may be
cheaper, but what about the quality of the product?

Advice on where to find and buy blades for a bandsaw mill that can survive
an encounter with nails, wire, et cetera in the log.

The nightly humidity increase in a solar kiln is not harmful to the drying
lumber, but helps to relieve stress.

Advice for installers on how to make sure the face of a built-in cabinet isn't
being pushed out of flatness by irregular, out-of-plumb house walls.

Here's a discussion of how to design and make a cabinet door that lifts up
and slides back into the cabinet like a garage door.

Video Pick

Star Hanger features an installation video of a horizontally grained cherry
wainscot project in a hospital conference room. The video details the three
step installation procedures used with the Star Hanger. To view the video,
click on the link below and scroll down to Star Hanger's video link:

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