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Project Gallery:   Professional woodworkers post examples of their work in this interactive venue

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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

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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

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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

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Current Features

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.

American National Woodworking Knife
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/15/2016

Offering professional quality woodworking knives and blades through their national distributors network, American National Woodworking Knives' products include planer blades, jointer knives, carbide tipped, solid carbide, corrugated back, shaper steel, Tersa blades and more.

American Fabric Filter
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/11/2016

Providing customized fabric products for 2 decades, American Fabric Filter's line includes custom dust bags, filter, bags, transfer sleeves, accessories and more.

Wood Chip Denting
Forum Discussion || Posted here 01/09/2016

Wood chip denting on S4S lumber and various profiles in all wood is the problem at hand. Is it a dust collection or planer issue? See if the advice shared can help solve the problem.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 01/07/2016

MD studios recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Moulder Spindle Runout Tolerances
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 01/05/2016

Some advice on acceptable precision in a moulder spindle.

Yearly Gross Dollar Output
Forum Discussion || Posted here 01/02/2016

This small shop owner is curious to hear from fellow shop owners regarding gross dollar output per employee. Check out the information shared.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/01/2016

One of the leading portable sawmill manufacturers in the world, Wood-Mizer offers portable and industrial sawmill equipment, edgers, resaws, kilns, blades and blade maintenance machines for woodworking and forestry professionals and hobbyists.

Tip Top Table
Featured Project || Posted here 12/31/2015

This Tip Top Table was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 12/29/2015

Second Generation Stairs recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Large Ogee Edge Profiling
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 12/26/2015

Woodworkers discuss methods for machining a very deep edge profile onto a big, heavy countertop.

Determining Vacuum Holddown
Forum Discussion || Posted here 12/24/2015

This poster is in the process of purchasing a moving gantry CNC and is trying to determine the proper vacuum pump for his purchase. Follow the advice shared to see if he can narrow down a pump choice.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/23/2015

One of the leading portable sawmill manufacturers in the world, Wood-Mizer offers portable and industrial sawmill equipment, edgers, resaws, kilns, blades and blade maintenance machines for woodworking and forestry professionals and hobbyists.

Amana Tool
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/21/2015

Recognized as a leading company in its field, Amana Tool specializes in the manufacture of high quality tungsten carbide tools for the woodworking industry, sawshops, cabinetmakers and hobbyists.

AllStar Adhesive Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/14/2015

A family-owned business supplying over 100 unique products to customers world-wide, AllStar Adhesives provides gasketing products for CNC routers and v-groove tape for v-grooving and coving applications.

Alexander Dodds
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/11/2015

Supplying products made in America since 1882, Alexander Dodds is a recognized leader in dovetail machinery and assembly equipment.

Air Handling Systems
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/09/2015

With a fully stocked warehouse and high-tech fabrication facility, Air Handling Systems manufactures and supplies industrial ventilation systems, dust collection systems and HVAC ductwork supplies.

Tooth Marks from an Upcut Saw
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 12/08/2015

A cabinetmaker troubleshoots a cut quality issue with an upcut saw.

Forum Discussion || Posted here 12/05/2015

This poster's current crown molding job involves a large amount of coping. A coping saw may work, but he's pursuing alternative methods to improve efficiency. See what others share.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 12/03/2015

High Country Millworks recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

AceCo Precision Tools
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 12/02/2015

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.

Does Helical Insert Tooling Create Glue-Ready Edges
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 12/01/2015

A shop owner asks about helical insert jointer knives for edge jointing and sets off an informative discussion about the comparison between high speed steel, carbide knives, and insert cutterheads.

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.

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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