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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

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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

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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

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Current Features

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/16/2018

A system that is both a pusher and a stop, TigerStop replaces the manual stop system and automates the positioning requirements on machines such as saws, drilling equipment, notchers, shearers and many others.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/05/2018

Producing high-performance, highly flexible, affordable CNC Routers, Thermwood machining centers are are used in wood, plastics, aerospace, composites, foam, non-ferrous metals and now additives with the LSAM - Large Scale Additive Manufacturing System.

The Machine Warehouse
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/30/2018

With their extensive production and equipment knowledge and experience, The Machine Warehouse will assist in locating the best machine for the customer's needs, as well as offering business consultations, equipment repairs, upgrades and modifications.

BENZ Incorporated
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/19/2018

With more than 30 years of experience in developing and producing CNC machine tool accessories, BENZ Incorporated is a leading tooling resource in the woodworking, composites and metalworking industries.

TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/10/2018

With a goal of continuous improvement in accuracy, precision, and excellence in 100% of what they do, TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company invests in technology, including the most advanced CNC equipment with precisely engineered diamond tooling and sanding solutions, to provide 100% accurate size and square doors and the highest quality results.

Supergrit Abrasives
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/01/2018

With over 39 years in business, Supergrit Abrasives provides a wide variety of abrasive products, from leading abrasive companies such as AdTech, Carborundum, Climax Metal Products, Dixon, Evencut, Ferro, Formax, FPC, Griton, Indasa, Kelco, Keystone, King Arthur Tools, Konner, Maverick, Mercer, Mirka, Precision, Production, Random Products, Sand-Rite, SIA, St Gobain, Sungold, Sunmight, Unisand, & Woodstock International.

Super Thin Saws
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/22/2017

A premier producer of thin, circular sawblades for woodworking applications, Super Thin Saws' sawblade technology allows more productivity from less raw material, resulting in increased bottom line and obvious environmental benefits for customers.

Stiles Machinery
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/14/2017

One of North America's largest distributors of quality machinery for over 45 years, Stiles Machinery offers machining and finishing solutions that improve process technology and maximize production capacity.

Paragon Enterprises
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/05/2017

A computer aided drafting and manufacturing company, Paragon Enterprises utilizes the leading industry software to perform AutoCAD architectural millwork services.

Chicago Dowel Company, Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/21/2017

America's leading manufacturer of wooden dowel pins, Chicago Dowel Company also offers pre-glued dowel pins, dowel rods and squares, buttons, plugs, biscuits and specialty items.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 11/14/2017

Offering computer solutions in the field of woodworking, Web-Cab's various modules for orders, sales management, factory tasks, planning and delivery can optimize business performance and increase profits.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/29/2017

Offering the convenience of disposable, self-indexing knives for jointers, Dispozablade's new Self-Start system installs your jointer's stock cutterhead and requires no machine modifications, special equipment or skills - see Dispozablade's new Facebook page for more information.

Scarlett, Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/19/2017

Providing solutions for small woodworking shops as well as large, progressive manufacturing plants, Scarlett Inc. offers new and used CNC routers, aluminum cutting machines and fabrication, various new and used woodworking machines and much more.

Grasche USA
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/08/2017

Known for superior quality saw plates and steel cores, Grasche USA has served the woodworking industry since 1979. In North America, Grasche exclusively represents Ceratizitís revolutionary Chrome Carbide Inserts that last 2x longer than traditional inserts.

Castle Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/24/2017

Manufacturers of low angle pocket cutting machinery and assembly tables since 1985, the Castle, Inc. product line features 6 pocket cutters and assembly tables to accommodate sizing needs from the light user up to the professional production line.

Southeast Tool
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/13/2017

With over 15 years in the tooling trade and a catalog of over 6,000 professional grade products, Southeast Tool supplies router bits, solid carbide spirals, metric boring bits, drill bits and more.

SAMES Kremlin formerly EXEL North America
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/23/2017

Experts in spray technology, Sames Kremlin formerly EXEL North America, offers a range of equipment from pumps to complete, custom-made precision equipment and application systems.

PDS Precision Drive Systems
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/16/2017

A global leader in precision high speed spindles since 1996, PDS Precision Drive Systems offers spindle sales and service for OEMs and owners of CNC routers, milling machines and robotic units.

Rose Machinery
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/02/2017

With their 11,000 square foot facility in central Oregon, Rose Machinery dba Complete Millwright Services, offers new and used machinery design, custom fabrication, installation, automation and repair.

Roger Shaw
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/31/2017

With a focus on the woodworking industry, Roger Shaw and Associates is an independent sales and marketing company representing cutting-edge software and technology solutions.

Rex Lumber
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/24/2017

A major wholesale hardwood distributor, Rex Lumber supplies woodworkers, retailers, store fixture manufacturers and other companies from their 4 facilities on the eastern seaboard of the US.

Outwater Plastics
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/19/2017

Starting in 1972 as a vendor of a single product line, Outwater Plastics has grown to become an international manufacturer and stocking distributor of more than 65,000 standard and innovative component products for a very diversified range of commercial and retail end users.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/03/2017

Built on the 3 pillars of Knowledge, Products and Connect, Rangate offers engineered tooling and equipment for solid wood joinery and specializes in a collaborative, project-based approach to assist wood shops of all sizes to scale up and improve their production.

Osborne Wood Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/19/2017

In business since 1979, Osborne Wood Products provides both professional and non-professional woodworkers with table legs, island legs, corbels, bun feet, custom wood turnings, moldings and table base kits.

Southeast Tool
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/11/2017

With over 15 years in the tooling trade and a catalog of over 6,000 professional grade products, Southeast Tool supplies router bits, solid carbide spirals, metric boring bits, drill bits and more.

The Original Saw Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/05/2017

Manufacturing American-made machine products since 1990, the Original Saw Company produces radial arm saws, horizontal panel saws, arbor motors and stocks a large supply of parts for current production machinery as well as older DeWalt radial arm saws.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/29/2017

Offering optimal solutions for production scheduling, Optisol's Schedlyzer software can promote increased production, on-time deliveries, higher resource utilization, reduced inventory and efficient bottleneck management.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/22/2017

Offering individualized placement, recruiting, and consulting for architectural millwork, Trade Job Placement is dedicated to locating and identifying Millwork personnel with trade specific design experience, in addition to offering outsourcing, consulting, training and more.

Denray Machine
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/15/2017

A leader in metal, wood and other dust control applications, Denray Machine produces downdraft tables and booths for in-plant airborne dust, smoke, fumes, odors and pollution extraction, providing a cleaner, safer and healthy work environment.

Keystone Wood Specialties
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/12/2017

Beginning with the wholesale sales of cabinet doors in the 1970s, Keystone Wood Specialties' products have evolved to include dovetailed drawer boxes, cutlery trays, cabinet face frames, mouldings and more.

Onsrud Cutter
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/08/2017

A leader in cutting tool manufacturing, Onsrud Cutter provides high-speed steel, carbide-tipped, solid carbide and diamond related cutting tools, drilling tools and router bits.

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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