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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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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

Resources           return to top

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

Denray Machine
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/25/2016

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.

CSH Custom Service Hardware
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/18/2016

A leader in the wholesale hardware industry, CSH Custom Service Hardware supplies over 25,000 products including a full line of ready-to-assemble cabinets, rolling ladders and doors, kitchen and bath hardware and accessories, standard and specialty hardware, tools, and much more.

CP Adhesives
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/11/2016

Serving industries including architectural millwork and doors, kitchen and bath cabinetry, plywood and veneer and others, CP Adhesives specializes in industrial adhesives and adhesive application equipment solutions for the woodworking industry.

Country Saw and Knife
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/04/2016

With a reputation based on service, quality and competitive pricing, Country Saw and Knife provides sharpening and manufacturing of carbide saws, knife grinding, CNC grinding for carbide saw blades for the wood and non-ferrous industries, and more.

Cook's Saw Manufacturing
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/25/2016

In business for over 40 years, Cook's Saw Manufacturing is a leading manufacturer of portable sawmills, board edgers, blade sharpeners and bandsaw blades.

Construction Programs and Results
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/22/2016

In business since 1999, Construction Programs and Results assists woodworking professionals by providing business management training and resources designed to build stronger and more profitable businesses.

Colonial Saw
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/18/2016

Offering Swiss-made Striebig vertical panel saws and Lamello joinery systems, Colonial Saw also offers a wide range of tool grinding machinery, backed by an extensive inventory and technical expertise.

CNC Router Store
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/08/2016

With a large selection of products to fit any budget, CNC Router Store provides new and used CNC routers for cabinet shops, sign shops, woodworkers, thermoformers and granite and stone shops.

Clear Vue Cyclones
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/06/2016

Based on the unique Bill Pentz design, Clear Vue Cyclones are among the most efficient dust collection systems on the market, separating 99% of sawdust and chips made by woodworking tools before they reach the filters.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 04/05/2016

Sweetland Outdoor recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Chicago Dowel Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/04/2016

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.

Blade Considerations for an Under-Powered Bandmill
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 04/02/2016

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.

Charles G.G. Schmidt Co.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/01/2016

Producing quality woodworking tools and accessories since 1926, Charles G.G. Schmidt Co. offers tooling for shapers, moulders, tenoners, planers, routers and saws, along with technical assistance to help the customer choose the right tool for every need and specification.

Wrinkling In Veneer
Forum Discussion || Posted here 03/31/2016

After gluing up two cherry tops with cold press glue wrinkling in the veneer occurred. What could be the cause? See if folks can help solve this quandary.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/25/2016

An American machinery manufacturer since the 1980s, Castle machines include the Castle Screw Pocket System, pocket cutters, assembly tables, the Equalizer edgebanding system and more.

Carter Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/21/2016

Continually striving to create products to increase production and efficiency, Carter Products offerings range from the traditional Quick Release Band Saw Tension Toggle to the new Challenger award-winning Flip-Pod Vacuum Workholding System.

Cost Of Drawings
Forum Discussion || Posted here 03/17/2016

What is the cost of doing drawings? It's been close to 10 years since this poster has inquired - see what advice participants have to share.

Cantek America
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/14/2016

A leading supplier of woodworking machinery since 1985, Cantek offers bandsaws, boring machines, dovetailers, dust collectors, endmatchers, planers and much more.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/11/2016

Available in face frame or frameless versions, CabinetCRUNCHER cabinet cutlist software can be used to create cut lists for custom kitchen cabinets, storage cabinets, bookcases, hutches, entertainment centers and more.

Cabinet Pro
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/09/2016

Since 1986, Siskiyou products has been dedicated to providing products such as Cabinet Pro - design and manufacturing software for cabinet makers and door manufacturers, at the most reasonable price possible.

Cabinet Door Service
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/24/2016

A custom manufacturer of dovetail drawer boxes and melamine drawer boxes, Cabinet Door Service also offers custom cabinet doors in solid hardwood, veneers, thermofoil and 3D laminates.

Cab Parts, Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/09/2016

With over 1500 configurations of cabinet boxes as well as custom milling and material choices, Cab Parts, Inc. produces easily-assembled high-quality frameless cabinet cases for commercial and residential cabinetmakers, millwork shops, designers, builders and remodelers.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/15/2016

A distributor of closet & cabinet design software for residential and commercial cabinet makers and kitchen dealers, Customcabinetsoftware.com offers several software options, with different capabilities and pricing, available for rent or purchase.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 02/13/2016

PCD Creative Design Works, LLC. studios recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

C.R. Onsrud
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/12/2016

With a mission to bring innovative, quality, value-priced machine tools to the worldwide marketplace, C.R. Onsrud manufactures CNC and inverted routers, CMC work cells, and provides committed service and customer support for every machine sold.

Drying Walnut Stumps
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 02/11/2016

Slow air-drying of walnut stumps and roots can yield some remarkable pieces.

Exterior Door Weathering
Forum Discussion || Posted here 02/08/2016

This poster uses q-lon for weather stripping on exterior door units. He's heard about other options and wants to know more. See what folks have to say.

B.H. Davis Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/01/2016

A radius woodworking shop supplying customers worldwide, B.H. Davis Company now exclusively produces radius millwork custom made to customer specifications.

AceCo Precision Tools
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/29/2016

One of the woodworking industry's quality leaders, AceCo Precision Tools provides finger joint tools, moulder tools, hydraulic and custom tools, along with superior customer service and technical support.

AXYZ International
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/20/2016

Since the mid 1980s, AXYZ has manufactured, sold, installed and supported over 8,000 CNC machines, and is a leading manufacturer of CNC routers, laser engravers, plasma arc cutting machines and knife cutting machines.

American Rotary Converters
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/18/2016

Manufacturing and distributing one of the largest selections of phase converters and industrial transformers in the world, American Rotary's offerings include static phase converters, rotary phase converters, CNC phase converters, digital phase converters, phase perfect converters and more.

Buy and Sell || Knowledge Base
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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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