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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

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 11/1/2014

MK Woodworking recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Hot Melt Technologies
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/31/2014

A hot melt dispensing and application equipment manufacturer, Hot Melt Technologies offers products ranging from guns, hoses and accessories all the way to industrial operations such as the ProFlex, Benchmark and AutoPack hot melt systems.

Ramping Up When You Need Workers
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 10/30/2014

Here's advice on optimizing the cost of additional help as production increases.

Hoffmann Machine Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/29/2014

Dedicated to the development, design and manufacture of quality woodworking machines, Hoffmann Machine Company's products range from entry-level machines to machines for custom woodworking shops, to custom-made industrial cutting and joining systems.

Outsourcing Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here October 28th, 2014

Voting is still open at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly (sponsored by WalzCraft - Custom Doors and Wood Products.

Knob Drilling Jig
Forum Discussion || Posted here 10/25/2014

This poster just purchased a knob drilling jig and doesn't appear sold on it. Check out the jigs participants recommend.

Cedar Table
Featured Project || Posted here 10/23/2014

This Cedar Table was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 10/21/2014

Barrack Farms recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!


Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/20/2014

Finally, a dust collection system for the drill press, DRILLNADO collects nearly all dust and debris right at the source by surrounding the drill chuck and bit, and can be used on systems ranging from the common shop vacuum or wet/dry vacuum to large dust collection systems.

Titebond 1, 2 and 3
Forum Discussion || Posted here 10/18/2014

Titebond 1, 2 or 3? See what folks have to say about the different types and their usefulness.

Air-Drying and Kiln-Drying 8/4 Oak
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 10/16/2013

Experts and kiln owners discuss the proper drying schedule and equipment to use when drying thick red oak lumber.

Hermance Machine Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/15/2014

Providing a wide selection of quality new and used industrial woodworking equipment, Hermance Machine Company also offers machine parts, woodworking supplies and exceptional customer service.

Avoiding Catalyst Mistakes
Forum Discussion || Posted here 10/14/2014

This finisher is trying to make sure his workers do not spray conversion varnishes without adding the catalyst. Fellow finishers share their advice at:

Walnut Guitar Stand
Featured Project || Posted here 10/11/2014

This Walnut Guitar Stand was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/10/2014

With 25 years of business in North America, GUHDO provides cutting edge, high quality precision tooling solutions for the woodworking industry.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 10/9/2014

Michael Horner Woodworking recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Knife Characteristics for Best Moulder Finish Quality
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 10/7/2014

An old-school method of back-beveling cutter knives is discussed here.

Outsourcing Poll

Featured Poll || Posted here October 7th, 2014

Cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly (sponsored by WalzCraft - Custom Doors and Wood Products.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/06/2014

Providing spark detection and extinguishment systems, GreCon's goal is to provide technologically advanced equipment to ensure safer facilities and optimized production for their customers.

Keeping Dust Out Of Office
Forum Discussion || Posted here 10/4/2014

This shop owner is dealing with dust infiltrating his attached office and showroom. Follow along with what other shop owners suggest to help keep dust out of the office and showroom.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/03/2014

Specialists in panel sizing equipment, Giben provides single line panel saws, angular sizing systems, panel sizing systems, panel handling equipment and panel optimizing software.

Tooling Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here October 2nd, 2014

Voting is still open so cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly (sponsored by Southeast Tool Inc. - High Quality Tooling at Competitive Pricing.

Gemini Coatings
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/01/2014

A manufacturer of solvent and waterborne coatings for interior and exterior applications, Gemini Coatings' products include wood stains, varnishes, lacquers, sealers, waterbornes, touch-up and repair products, and much more.

Managing Trust and Communication Issues with Clients
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 9/30/2014

Interesting comments about the personal side of the custom woodworking business.

Groovers ok For Tenoning?
Forum Discussion || Posted here 9/27/2014

This poster is setting up to cut tenons on a shaper. Groovers and tenon discs are the options. Which one will perform better?

Furniture Medic
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/26/2014

A leader in on-site furniture and wood restoration and repair, Furniture Medic also offers franchise opportunities, offering the training, support and supplies to develop your own finishing and repair business.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 09/25/2014

B E Selby Const. recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Fuji Spray
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/22/2014

In business since 1986, Fuji Spray is a North American manufacturer of HVLP paint spraying systems and self-contained low pressure spray systems.

Refinishing Kitchen Cabinets on Site
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 9/20/2014

An in-depth discussion regarding the difficulties of re-finishing a kitchen with cabinetry in place.

Missing a Deadline
Forum Discussion || Posted here 9/18/2014

Missing a deadline is never good. This cabinetmaker is cutting it close with a luxury house job. See if the advice shared can keep him on track and get the job finished before the deadline arrives.

Freedom Machine Tool
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/17/2014

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

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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