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CAD Poll

WOODWEB is interested in finding out how professional
woodworkers use CAD in their business operations. The
various options are listed below in the poll form, and you
can choose all that apply. By casting a vote, you'll provide
information on CAD usage that can be viewed immediately
after you vote. 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 at the bottom of the poll.

Shopbuilt Equipment Gallery Feature

Here are some radius sanding blocks for shaping fretboards
and dressing frets on a guitar.

Hot Threads

This poster is looking for a glue that withstands heat for
exterior door panels. Check out the advice offered, including
wisdom from The Wood Doc.

How do you haunch tenons? The shop space and budget
for a relishing machine isn't available for this woodworker.
Read what others suggest to help make clean and accurate

An efficient dust collector-to-trash can setup is what this
shop owner is looking to implement. Follow the advice
shared to steer him on the right path.

After applying polyurethane paint to a finished work piece
fine grit is showing up after drying. Blowing the piece off
and using a tack cloth beforehand is not helping. See
what fellow finishers suggest as the culprit.

Featured Project

This 1890 barn was recently converted into a home. Check
it out at the Project Gallery.

This issue of the WOODWEB Update is sponsored in part by KCD Software:

KCD Software is an award-winning manufacturer of custom software designed to facilitate woodworkers, designers, builders and renovators of cabinetry and closets. Visit our website at:

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Decora Kitchen Interiors Private limited

Milcetic Design

Mike Korsak Woodworking

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

Knowledge Base Highlights

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Advice on push blocks, jigs, and other solutions to make
thin rips for laminating.

Finishers explain how they choose and set up AAA
equipment so it can be transported and used on site
as well as in the shop.

Cutting polypropylene and similar soft plastics on a CNC
is tricky. Here is info about using the correct bits, RPM's
and feed speeds to avoid melting the plastic.

Here's a discussion about how to design and prototype
unusual three-dimensional models for advertising. Some
interesting examples are posted.

A cabinetmaker asks a finishing question about how to
create a dark opaque version of a tinted pre-catalyzed
conversion varnish.

Video Pick

Timesavers Inc. features a portable widebelt SpeedSander
video for dimensioning and finishing work. To view the video,
click on the link below and scroll down to the Timesavers
Inc. video link:

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