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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

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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

New Tools For Shop
Forum Discussion || Posted here 11/28/2015

This shop owner is moving into a larger shop and is looking to upgrade his machinery. He's looking at a budget of $40,000 but isn't sure what machine purchase should take precedence. Check out the advice other shop owners have to share.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/23/2015

A manufacturer of high performance 3 and 5 axis CNC routers, Accu-Router serves industries such as hardwood furniture, moldings, boating and many others.

Abrasive Resource
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/13/2015

With a reputation for fairly priced high quality products, fast delivery and reliable customer service, Abrasive Resource's products include sanding belts, sanding discs, abrasive rolls, sand paper, specialty coated abrasive products and more.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/11/2015

One of the few woodworking machinery manufacturers still making equipment in the USA, Woodmaster Tools reports sales of over 90,000 planers and drum-sanders worldwide since 1980.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/06/2015

Offering job placement, contract staffing and consulting, WoodJobs.com brings together professional talent and career opportunities within the building products, construction and allied sectors.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/04/2015

In publication for over 30 years, WoodenBoat magazine is targeted toward combining emerging technologies with traditional methods of boat design, construction and repair.

Building Your Own CNC Controller
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 10/31/2015

Thoughts on hardware and software challenges involved in custom-building a controller for an older CNC machine.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 10/29/2015

Joseph Emil Design recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Compressed Air Line Piping Material
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 10/27/2015

A discussion about copper, black iron, and PEX/aluminum air line tubing.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 10/24/2015

Marquis Industries recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Making Custom Molds for Storing Objects
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 10/22/2015

Thoughts on two ways to make custom molds for storing objects: moldable materials, or CAD/CNC imaging.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/21/2015

Making fine cabinetry for the home and office since 1956, WoodCabinetDoors.com provides custom made doors and accessories in a wide variety of styles and woods.

Shop Floor Motivation
Forum Discussion || Posted here 10/20/2015

Keeping employees motivated in a small shop can be tricky. See what tips and tricks fellow shop owners have to share.

Wood-Mizer Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/19/2015

With sales of over 40,000 portable bandsaw mills world-wide, Wood-Mizer also sells stationary equipment, industrial mills, blades, material handling equipment, edgers, resaws and kilns.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 10/17/2015

My Cabinets Online recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Methods For Stable Panel Construction
Forum Discussion || Posted here 10/15/2015

This poster is looking to build panels for a door and would like as little wood movement as possible. See what advice is shared.

Wisconsin Knife Works
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/07/2015

Founded in 1926, Wisconsin Knife Works is a leader in precision manufacturing of woodworking cutting tools, including HSS, solid carbide and carbide tipped router bits; moulder, shaper and planer heads, and much more.

Williams and Hussey Machine Co.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/02/2015

Celebrating over 57 years in business in the USA, Williams and Hussey Machine Co. manufactures molders, custom knives, in-stock knives and various accessories for the woodworking professional.

Western Dovetail
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/30/2015

Founded in 1993, Western Dovetail provides high-quality dovetail drawers to the nation's cabinetmakers and woodworkers efficiently, accurately and with exceptional customer service.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 09/22/2015

Bezaleel Orthodox Workshop recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Jigs for Hinge Plate Layout
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 09/26/2015

Advice on efficient hinge boring layout when using hand drilling methods.

Five Piece Door Construction Method
Forum Discussion || Posted here 09/24/2015

This questioner is interested in how shops build 5 piece doors. Follow the information shared about how others approach the process.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/23/2015

With a variety of machines to handle various material sizes and capacities, WEIMA's products include single-shaft and four-shaft shredders as well as granulators and briquette presses.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 09/22/2015

Shepherds Carpentry recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Steam Source for a Wood-Bending Setup
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 09/19/2015

Woodworkers discuss the steam supply for a shop-built wood-bending rig.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/18/2015

A family-owned business with over 300 dedicated employees, WalzCraft manufactures custom cabinet doors, drawer boxes, moldings and many other varieties of cabinet components and accessories.

Miter Saw Setup
Forum Discussion || Posted here 09/17/2015

What is the best miter saw setup? This poster is trying to figure it out - see what other folks suggest.

Reclaimed Barnwood Center Island
Featured Project || Posted here 09/15/2015

This reclaimed barnwood center island was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

W. Moore Profiles
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/14/2015

Providing a wide range of products for the moulding, millwork and cabinetry industry, W. Moore Profiles offers raised panel tooling, moulder heads, shaper tooling, custom insert tooling, profile knives and much more.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 09/12/2015

Kevin Deal Fine Woodworking recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/11/2015

In the business of developing a wide range of laser-based technologies since 1989, Vytek manufactures laser cutting, engraving and marking equipment for a wide variety of applications.

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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