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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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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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Current Features

Sand-Rite Business For Sale
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/20/2015

Sand-Rite is an established company specializing in the sale of pneumatic drum/brush head sanders and coated abrasives. Sand-Rite sells a quality product line that is made in the USA. Located in Chicago, Illinois, the company has been in business since 1942. Sand-Rite has a large repeat customer list and dealer network. For more detailed information, contact Marcus Kaplan at 800-521-2318. Serious buyers only.

Martin Woodworking Machines
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/11/2015

Founded nearly 90 years ago, Martin Woodworking Machines is a leading supplier of high quality saws, shapers, planers and boring machines.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/04/2015

Building quality CNC woodworking equipment for over 25 years, Limtech Industries' CNC machines are designed for rigidity and stability to suit a variety of heavy duty industrial applications.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 04/28/2015

Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Charging For Design/Bids
Forum Discussion || Posted here 04/25/2015

This poster recently started charging for project design work. It can be a tricky situation - see what others think about his approach.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/24/2015

Established in 1975, Lignomat USA is a globally recognized and highly respected supplier of moisture meters and dry kiln controllers.

Mission Style Fireplace Mantle
Featured Project || Posted here 04/23/2015

This Mission Style Fireplace Mantle was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

Spraygun Cleaning Systems
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 04/21/2015

Here's a discussion on solvents and equipment for cleaning sprayguns.

CNC Upgrade
Forum Discussion || Posted here 04/18/2015

This CNC operator cuts mainly melamine and P-lam panels for commercial casework and is considering upgrading his current CNC to a faster one. Check out the suggestions and advice offered regarding the upgrade.

Mobile Devices And Apps Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here 04/17/2015

Cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly:

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 04/16/2015

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

Lewis Lumber Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/15/2015

Located in N. Central Pennsylvania, in the heart of one of the most diverse and highest quality temperate hardwood forests in the world, Lewis Lumber Products offers the finest in hardwood mouldings, paneling, flooring, decking and lumber.

Leadermac USA
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/13/2015

Founded in 1972, Leadermac manufactures high quality moulders, as well as planers, ripsaws, grinders, material handling equipment, end matchers, custom machinery, tooling, accessories and more.

Gluing White Oak for Exterior Service
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 04/11/2015

This discussion supplies good insight into the various ways glued joints can fail, and the reasons why.

Tablesaw Kickbacks
Forum Discussion || Posted here 04/09/2015

Tablesaw kickbacks are dangerous. This discussion delves into some reasons why kickback occurs and ways to prevent it.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/08/2015

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.

Master Bath
Featured Project || Posted here 04/07/2015

This Master Bath was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 04/04/2015

Lechner Custom Woodworks, LLC recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Measuring Router Bit Diameter
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 04/02/2015

Advice on how to verify whether tooling diameter is correct within proper tolerances.

Laguna Tools
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 04/01/2015

Known for their award-winning bandsaws, Laguna Tools strives to offer a wide variety of the best woodworking equipment available, including their bandsaws and blades, boring machines, CNC machines, dust collectors, edgebanders, jointers, planers, sanders, shapers and much more.

Wood Movement Across Large Widths
Forum Discussion || Posted here 03/31/2015

Here's a question about wood movement across large widths - 5 foot glued up butternut raised panels. The Wood Doc shares advice.

Kremlin Rexson - EXEL North America
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/30/2015

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

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 03/28/2015

Visionation Woodworking recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Puzzle Cabinet
Featured Project || Posted here 03/26/2015

This Puzzle Cabinet was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

Troubleshooting Unexpected Honeycombing and Checks
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 03/24/2015

A kiln operator seeks advice after a bad experience drying a batch of red oak.

Kreg Tool Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/23/2015

Offering a line of tools to simplify complex woodworking challenges, Kreg Tool Company's products range from the manual Kreg Jig to the fully automated Pro Series machines.

Shop Space Inefficiency
Forum Discussion || Posted here 03/21/2015

Is your shop space inefficiently allocated? Find out how folks organize their shop.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/20/2015

Manufacturing all of their products in the USA, KOMO Machinery designs and manufactures an entire line of quality precision computer numerically controlled (CNC) routers and machining centers.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 03/19/2015

Visionation Woodworking recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Dado Tooling for a Sliding Table Saw
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 03/17/2015

Advice on choosing and setting up dado blades for a sliding table saw.

Keytrix Data Systems
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 03/16/2015

Offering products and solutions that have been used successfully for over 20 years, Keytrix Data Systems provides estimating, board optimizing, and CNC production software specifically for woodworking 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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