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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

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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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Current Features

J. Gibson McIlvain
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/28/2016

In the lumber business since 1798, J. Gibson McIlvain is a wholesale source of domestic and exotic hardwood, softwood, plywood and custom millwork.

J&G Machinery
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/21/2016

A family-based business founded in 1966, J&G Machinery offers a full range of services including new woodworking machinery, used woodworking machinery, parts and supplies, in-house technical assistance and on-site service.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/17/2016

An industry leader with products known for quality, value and reliability, Italpresse USA has supplied hydraulic press systems to the woodworking industry for more than 40 years.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/07/2016

Known as the "Woodworking Auction Specialists", IRSAuctions.com provides services related to on-premise auctions, acquisitions and appraisals of woodworking machinery and equipment.

Integra Tooling
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 10/03/2016

Serving the woodworking industry since 1992, Integra Tooling supplies high-end tooling at affordable prices, including CNC machining products, tooling and accessories, custom tool manufacturing, sharpening services and much more.

Impact Search and Placement
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/30/2016

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.

ICA North America
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/28/2016

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.

Holz-Her US Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/23/2016

As part of the worldwide WEINIG Group, HOLZ-HER US Inc. provides state-of-the-art machinery and systems for processing solid wood and timber products, from panels to final products.

Hoffmann Machine Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/21/2016

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.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 09/12/2016

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

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/29/2016

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.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/26/2016

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

Fuji Spray
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/19/2016

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

Freedom Machine Tool
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/12/2016

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

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/05/2016

Providing a combination of 2D and 3D design and toolpath capabilities for CNC routers, lasers, plasma and waterjet cutters, EnRoute is a CAD software solution for everyday cutting, nested-based production and creative design applications.

Freeborn Tool
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/03/2016

A leading manufacturer of tooling for the woodworking industry since the 1970s, Freeborn Tool Co. offers brazed shaper cutters, insert cutters, spiral inserts, router bits, custom tooling and tool holders for CNC tooling.

FormWood Industries
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 08/01/2016

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.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/29/2016

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.

Excel Dowel and Wood Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/25/2016

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.

ETK International
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/20/2016

Offering a broad range of superior products and services from industry-leading manufacturers at affordable prices, ETK International supplies new, used and reconditioned industrial machinery, spare parts and components, and machine service.

Breaking Down Big Logs
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 07/16/2016

A discussion with informative videos about cutting down enormous logs to a manageable size for sawing on a bandsaw mill.

Blade Considerations for an Under-Powered Bandmill
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 07/14/2016

When working with large logs on a bandsaw mill with a relatively low-power motor, fewer teeth per inch and more lubrication might help prevent overheating.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 07/12/2016

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

Elias Woodwork
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/11/2016

In business since 1983, Elias Woodwork and Manufacturing manufactures cabinet doors, dovetail drawers, curved components, molding, refacing material and more for cabinetmakers, contractors and other woodworking professionals.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/06/2016

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

Edge-It Edgebanding
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/01/2016

Supplying the woodworking industry with edgebanding - PVC, metallic, and veneer - Edge-It Edgebanding also carries hot melt adhesive, edgebanding tape and hardware for wholesale and manufacturers.

eCabinet Systems
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/27/2016

A powerful and sophisticated cabinet and furniture design software program, eCabinet Systems offers sales tools and productivity-enhancing features that can benefit any custom cabinet operation.

Eagle Bay Cabinet Doors and Drawers
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/22/2016

A Florida-based supplier, manufacturer and distributor of cabinet refacing products, Eagle Bay Cabinet Doors and Drawers provides replacement cabinet doors, dovetail drawers, RTA cabinets, thermofoil cabinet doors and other cabinet refacing supplies.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/15/2016

A complete source for dust collection filter bags, plastic bags and accessories to fit any brand system, dustcollectionbags.com also offers dust collection systems and AutoCAD floor plans to help design your system for optimal accuracy and efficiency.

Books About Historic Lumbering and Sawing
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 06/11/2016

Recommendations of interesting reading about the history of logging and sawmill operations in various regions of North America.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/10/2016

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.

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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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