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Project Gallery:   Professional woodworkers post examples of their work in this interactive venue

Sawmill Gallery:   Professional primary processing companies display and describe their sawmill facilities

Shop Gallery:   Professional woodworkers display and describe their shop facilities, products and equipment

Shopbuilt Equipment Gallery:   Professional woodworker's jigs, rigs, and shopbuilt equipment

Recent Images Gallery:   Newly posted pictures at the Forums, Exchanges, and Galleries

Forums           return to top

Recent Posts from All Forums:   View the most recent posts from all of WOODWEB's Forums in one location

Adhesives Forum:   Discussing the proper use of woodworking glues, contact cements, epoxies, and other bonding agents

Architectural Woodworking Forum:   Quality standards and production of wood mouldings, doors, windows, and other types of architectural work

Business and Management Forum:   Lively conversations on topics like starting your woodworking business, sales and marketing, project management, legal issues and accounting

Cabinet and Millwork Installation Forum:   Solve tricky field installation problems with help from other professionals

Cabinetmaking Forum:   32mm, frameless, and face-frame cabinet design, construction

CAD Forum:   Beat the Computer Aided Design learning curve with help from experienced CAD users

Commercial Kiln Drying Forum:   Discuss issues facing commercial drying operations that process at least 750,000 bd. ft. of lumber per year

CNC Forum:   Learn and share information about Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) woodworking equipment, software, and automated manufacturing

Dust Collection, Safety, and Plant Operation Forum:   Plant layout, dust collection systems, and other ideas for maintaining a safe, productive working environment

Professional Finishing Forum:   Discuss water-based finishes, polyesters, conversion varnishes, lacquers, stains, spray equipment

Forestry Forum :   Discuss timber management, silviculture, tree planting, diseases and harvesting

Professional Furniture Making Forum:   Helping professional furniture makers improve quality, save time, and increase profits

Laminating and Solid Surfacing Forum:   Solid surface and plastic laminate fabrication in cabinetry, countertops, and other applications

Sawing and Drying Forum:   Your best source of technical and practical advice on sawmilling, kiln drying, and primary processing

Shop Built Equipment Forum:   Professionals share their rigs and jigs, storage tricks, shop built equipment, and time saving tips

Solid Wood Machining Forum:   Proper tool sharpening, equipment setup, care and maintenance, and correct lumber feed rates for moulders, saws and planers

Value Added Wood Processing Forum:   Learn how to improve your output, find new markets, and boost sales of your lumber products

Veneer Forum:   Reliable advice for novices and experts who work with this beautiful yet technically demanding material

WOODnetWORK:   The woodworker's worldwide "town square," where any professional wood-related topic is fair game

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Video Library:   Index of industrial woodworking related digital videos on the web

Software & Mobile Apps:   Fully functional applications, shareware and demos including plywood and panel optimizers, CAD and CNC software

Auctions, Sales and Special Offers:   Our advertisers offer woodworkers discounted prices on good and services, and announce upcoming auctions

Industry News:   Late-breaking news from all sectors of the wood industry

Woodworkers Directory:   Create a free web page for your cabinet, architectural millwork, finishing, boatbuilding or wood products manufacturing company, or search the directory to locate the professionals you need

Sawing and Drying Directory:   Create a free listing for your sawing, drying or lumber grading company, or search the directory to locate the professionals you need

The Wood Doctor:   Read Dr. Gene Wengert's many wood engineering and processing articles

Bookstore:   Extensive list of cabinetmaking, furniture design, boatbuilding, forestry and wood engineering books for sale at discount prices

Lumber Buying Guide:   Hardwood lumber pricing for the Western, Midwest, and Eastern distribution markets

Tradeshow Directory:   Get dates, locations and travel information to help plan your next wood industry trade show visit

Newsstand:   Descriptions and links to key woodworking industry trade magazines

Lumber and Timber Calculators:   On-line calculators to make your timber and lumber related estimating a little easier

Events Calendar:   Trade shows, auctions, seminars, conventions, training schools

Media Kit:   WOODWEB offers the best on-line advertising value

Poll Center:   Cast your vote in current surveys, and view the results of past surveys

About WOODWEB:   More than you wanted to know about WOODWEB and its origins

What Our Visitors Say:   Woodworkers tell you what they think about WOODWEB

Frequently Asked Questions:   Questions and answers about how to work with this site


Current Features

Wide Belt Sander Tracking Issue
Forum Discussion || Posted here 12/18/2014

A widebelt sander belt is not tracking correctly and also is not oscillating - what gives? Check out the advice shared to get the sander back on track.

Freedom Machine Tool
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/17/2014

Building CNC routers for over 25 years, Freedom Machine Tool provides quality, precision and reliable machinery for the woodworking industry worldwide.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 12/16/2014

911 Wood Finishing recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Laser Level Accuracy Issues
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 12/13/2014

Laser levels can be knocked out of whack, and old-school water levels can have issues of their own. Here are tips on how to deal with levels on the job site.

Forum Discussion || Posted here 12/11/2014

150 and 180 grit velcro sanding discs are removing too much material from oak and adhesion issues are a concern for this finisher. Follow what other finishers suggest.

Detail Binder
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/10/2014

A collaborative tracking software program for architects, designers and other contractors in the custom home industry, Detail Binder is a total business package combining design details, financial reports, production tracking and other project components.

Transitional Kitchen
Featured Project || Posted here 12/09/2014

This Transitional Kitchen was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 12/06/2014

StorageMotion Inc. recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

FormWood Industries
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/5/2014

Serving industries such as furniture, cabinets, boat interiors and casegoods, FormWood Industries is a North American manufacturer of custom veneer faces, flexible veneer, NBL wood-on-wood laminates, architectural veneer plywood and edgebanding.

Choosing a CNC Router
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 12/04/2014

This discussion covers subjects relating to the pros and cons of CNC characteristics and capabilities.

CAD Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here December 2nd, 2014

Cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly - sponsored by Planit Solutions - Software Products Servicing the Woodworking, Stone and Metal Fabrication Industries.

System For Re-Cutting Damaged Parts
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/29/2014

This shop owner has an abnormal amount of re-cut parts in his shop. Read what insight is offered to handle them efficiently.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/28/2014

Offering innovative, practical woodworking products and tools, FastCap's products include FastEdge, FastCaps, peel and stick accessories, adhesive and filler systems and many, many more unique items to accommodate the needs of the professional woodworker.

Accepting Less than the Agreed Price
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 11/27/2014

A cabinetmaker is paid less than he is owed because of supposed defects. Is the customer always right?

Excel Dowel and Wood Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/26/2014

Supplying a variety of customers from OEMs to small shops, Excel Dowel and Wood Products is a full service manufacturer of wood component parts for the cabinet, furniture, door manufacturing and building industries.

Straight Lining Ripping
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/25/2014

Is a table saw and material feeder a viable option for straight lining ripping?

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 11/22/2014

Studio L recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/21/2014

Practical, simple and easy-to-assemble, Erecta-Rack is a portable rack system for all trim and door drying needs.

Moon Gate Entry
Featured Project || Posted here 11/20/2014

This Moon Gate Entry was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/19/2014

A Canadian company located in south-western Ontario, Electrophysics specializes in the design, manufacture and marketing of moisture meters.

Minimizing Grain Raise with Waterborne Finishes
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 11/18/2014

Finishers discuss methods to deal with the grain-raising effect of water in finish formulas.

Stop Flutes On The Moulder
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/15/2014

Making stop flutes on a moulder - is it practical? Read what advice is shared and what process fellow moulder operators use.

Doucet Machineries Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/14/2014

Founded in 1974, Doucet Machineries provides a wide range of machinery solutions for the woodworking industry, including products such as return conveyors, panel inverter systems, feeder/stacker systems, clamp carriers, glue applicators, customized material handling systems and much more.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 11/13/2014

Specialty Beams recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Freestanding Red Oak Staircase
Featured Project || Posted here 11/11/2014

This Freestanding Red Oak Staircase was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

Denray Machine
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/10/2014

An industry leader in dust control applications, Denray Machine's downdraft tables are specially designed to control dust during all phases of the woodworking process, and provide a cleaner, safer and healthier work environment.

Paint Cracks in Five-Piece Doors
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 11/8/2014

Is cracking inevitable when painting five-piece wood cabinet doors?

Impact Search and Placement
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/07/2014

An international search and placement firm specializing in the wood products industry, Impact Search and Placement matches staffing needs rapidly and accurately with the most qualified and talented individuals in the industry.

Drum Sander vs. Wide Belt Sander
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/6/2014

Will a drum sander work as well as a wide belt sander when sanding raised panel doors? Find out in the discussion below....

ICA North America
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/05/2014

Specializing in high-end, technologically advanced industrial wood coatings, ICA North America's products include interior and exterior waterborne systems, solvent and water based systems, polyurethane, polyester, special effects coatings and more.

Sawing Machine Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here November 4th, 2014

Cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly - sponsored by Colonial Saw - North American Supplier of Striebig Panel Saws, Lamello Specialty Tools and a Wide Range of Saw and Tool Grinding Machinery.

Buy and Sell || Knowledge Base
Product Directory

Buy and Sell

Recent Listings from All Exchanges

Job Opportunities Exchange: Employment opportunities and services within the woodworking industry

Lumber and Wood Products Exchange:  A worldwide buy/sell exchange for lumber and wood products

Woodworking Machinery Exchange:   Buy and sell surplus woodworking machinery

Classifieds Exchange:  Classified advertising for the woodworking industry

Knowledge Base           return to top

Knowledge Base - Search or Browse:   An always-growing collection of over 10,000 articles including woodworking articles from wood industry magazines and experts, and the best discussions from our Interactive Forums, arranged in the categories listed below

Recent Knowledge Base Articles

Adhesives, Gluing and Laminating
 -Glues and Bonding

 -Gluing and

Architectural Millwork
 -Custom Millwork
 -Doors and

 -Millwork Installer
 -Lathe Turning


 -Employee Relations

 -Plant Management



 -Custom Cabinet

 -Cabinet Design
 -Cabinet Door


 -Store Fixtures

 -CNC Machinery
and Techniques

 -CAD and Design

Dust Collection, Safety, Plant Operation
 -Material Handling
 -Wood Waste

 -Safety Equipment

Wood Finishing

 -High Speed


 -Forest Product
Laboratory Articles

 -Tree Pests &
 -Timber Harvesting
 -Tree Planting

 -Custom Furniture
 -Furniture Design

 -Outdoor Furniture
 -Furniture Repairs


Laminating and Solid Surfacing


Lumber and Plywood

Panel Processing
 -Machine Setup
and Maintenance

Primary Processing
 -Air Drying

 -Kiln Construction
 -Kiln Operation
 -Lumber Grading

 -Yield Formulas

Solid Wood Machining
 -Setup and

 -Tool Grinding

 -Processing And


Wood Engineering
 -Wood Properties

Woodworking Miscellaneous
 -Bending Wood
 -Boat Building
 -Boat Repairs

 -Picture Frames
 -Tool Maintenance

Product Directory           return to top

Alphabetical List of Companies

Adhesives and Fasteners





Computer Software

Drafting Design Services



Finishing and Abrasives




 -Drawer Systems
 -Panel Installation

Job Opportunities and Woodworking Services

Laminating and Solid Surfacing

Lumber and Plywood

 -Retail Lumber
& Plywood

 -Air Compressors
 -Auctions & Appraisals
 -Boring Machines
 -Carving Machines



 -Coping Machines

 -Door and Window




 -Dust Collection
 -Downdraft Tables
 -Edge Banders
 -Energy Production

 -Finger Jointers

 -Flooring Machinery

 -Gluing Equipment
 -Hinge Insertion
 -Laser Machining

 -Measuring Equipment

 -Panel Processing

 -Primary Processing
 -Sanding Machines
 -Sawing Machines
 -Service & Repairs

 -Spare Parts


 -Veneer Equipment
 -Wood Waste

 -Downdraft Tables

Mouldings and Millwork
 -Stair Building
Packaging and Transportation

Power Tools

Plans & Publications

Plant Maintenance & Management

Sawing and Drying



 -Enhancements and

 -Inlays and

Wood Turning

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