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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

Recent Images Gallery:   Newly posted pictures at the Forums, Exchanges, and Galleries

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

Traveling Work Bench
Shopbuilt Equipment Gallery Feature || Posted here 7/31/2014

This custom knock down work bench may be too nice to take to the job site.

Excel Dowel and Wood Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/30/2014

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.

Surfacing Lumber Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here 07/29/2014

Voting for the Woodworking Poll is still open so remember to cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly:

IWF 2014 Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here 07/28/2014

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

Quarter-Sawing with a Swing Blade Mill
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 7/26/2014

How to saw for vertical grain and figure using a swing-blade mill.

ETK International
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/25/2014

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.

IWF on the fly?
Forum Discussion || Posted here 7/24/2014

Thinking of attending IWF for the first time this year? Here's some advice from experienced fair-goers.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 7/22/2014

Dark Horse Woodworks recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/21/2014

Practical, simple and easy-to-assemble, Erecta-Rack is a portable rack system for all trim and door drying needs.

Macassar Ebony Bow Front Vanity
Featured Project || Posted here 7/19/2013

This bow front vanity features hand cut dovetails and Macassar ebony, birds eye maple, satinwood, holly and ebony veneers.

Pros and Cons of Waterborne Finishes
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 7/17/2014

Here's a long discussion of reasons to prefer waterborne finishes (or not).

Elias Woodwork
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/16/2014

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.

Increasing Automation In a Small-Medium Shop
Forum Discussion || Posted here 7/15/2014

Moving up to nesting and automation is the topic of this discussion at the CNC Forum. Any input for a small-to-medium size shop?

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/09/2014

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 07/07/2014

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.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 7/5/2014

Euro Custom Woodworking Inc. recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

eCabinet Systems
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/04/2014

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.

Preventing Installation Headaches
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 7/3/2014

A discussion about communication and pre-planning to make cabinet installations go more smoothly.

Eagle Machinery and Repair
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 07/02/2014

With many years of service in the woodworking industry, Eagle Machinery and Repair offers genuine Oliver replacement parts and woodworking machinery, as well as a complete rebuilding service for Oliver Equipment.

Surfacing Lumber Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here 07/01/2014

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

Refinishing Commercial Interior Paneling
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 7/1/2014

Advice on touching up and "freshening" large areas of finished wall paneling in a public building with poor ventilation.

Eagle Bay Cabinet Doors and Drawers
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/30/2014

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.

Collecting Sawdust
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 6/28/2014

Suggestions for corralling the dust from a bandsaw mill's traveling head.

Featured Sawmill
Sawmill Gallery || Posted here 6/26/2014

Waters Edge Woods of Comer, Georgia produces specialty lumber and millwork with a Woodmizer LT40, a Nile dehumidification kiln, and a six head moulder.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/25/2014

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.

Replacing Worn Panel Saw Parts
Forum Discussion || Posted here 6/24/2014

Ever replaced the worn plastic rails on an old Holzher vertical panel saw? Here's how one shop fabricated new ones.

Machine Central, LLC
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/23/2014

Providing new and used woodworking and metalworking equipment worldwide, Machine Central LLC has a network of suppliers and vendors to supply customer needs as well as assisting with plant layout and production, work flow, equipment budgeting and financing when necessary.

Which CNC?
Forum Discussion || Posted here 6/21/2014

This architectural millwork shop is looking to add a CNC to their equipment lineup. They're interested in entry level, but they've got a hefty budget. What do you recommend?

Moulder-Made Blemishes
Forum Discussion || Posted here 6/19/2014

When a little bit of crud builds up between the moulder fence and table, it marks up the moulding edge. How do you prevent this?

Doucet Machineries Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/18/2014

Founded in 1974, Doucet Machineries provides a wide range of machinery solutions for the woodworking industry, including products such as return conveyors, panel inverter systems, feeder/stacker systems, clamp carriers, glue applicators, customized material handling systems and much more.

How To Work With Designers
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 6/17/2014

How to work with designers? Communicate and cooperate, but don't give your expertise away.

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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