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Shop Facility Size Poll

We're interested in finding out the shop size of the professional
woodworkers that visit WOODWEB. 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.

Hot Threads

Glue lines are showing after an application of high gloss
finish to a raised door panel. Follow the advice shared
about using a raised panel with solid wood edges and
an MDF face.

Who's running a shop with lean manufacturing principles?
Find out in the discussion below.

This shop owner is contemplating closing his shop. See
what advice is shared regarding sticking it out or finding
a new venue to pursue.

This poster currently uses a router to clean up chipped
melamine edges. He's thinking about switching to a shaper.
Others suggest fixing the problem at the saw.

Featured Project

This Two Sided Buffet was recently posted at the Project Gallery:

Recent Additions to the Woodworkers Directory

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

Stuart David Home Furnishings

Visionation Woodworking

The Wood Works

Web Marketing 101

Make sure you are re-doing your site for the right reasons,
and in the right way. Remember, your customers don't stare
at your site all day - they come there to get information or
complete a task.
Radical Redesign or Incremental Change?

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:

Knowledge Base Highlights

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

Woodworkers discuss the pros and cons in electric and
air-powered random orbital sanders.

Advice on choosing and setting up dado blades for a
sliding table saw.

A custom cabinetmaker carefully considers the veneering
process on a custom project.

Here's a detailed look at the positive and negative aspects
of cloth sanding belts vs. paper sanding belts.

Collapsing of sawn lumber fibers during drying is rare.
Steaming may help prevent the problem, and to some
extent cure it.

Video Pick

Accu-Router, Inc. features features CNC router videos. To
view the video, click on the link below and scroll down to
the Accu-Router, Inc. video link:

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