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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

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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About WOODWEB:   More than you wanted to know about WOODWEB and its origins

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Frequently Asked Questions:   Questions and answers about how to work with this site


Current Features

Refinishing Reproduction Furniture
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 02/28/2015

A finisher receives advice about making repairs to a piece that's not an antique, but looks a lot like one.

Finish Color Test
Forum Discussion || Posted here 02/26/2015

This finisher is trying to find out what industry standard tests are available for matching shades of colors. Check out the suggestions from fellow finishers.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 02/24/2015

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

J. Gibson McIlvain
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/23/2015

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

Curved Wall Cabinet
Featured Project || Posted here 02/21/2015

This curved wall cabinet was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

Marketing 101 for a Small Cabinet Shop
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 02/19/2015

This two-man cabinet business is given advice on how to build name recognition and make personal contacts.

J&G Machinery
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/18/2015

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.

Stile and Rail Question
Forum Discussion || Posted here 02/17/2015

This poster has always outsourced his doors. Now he's added a couple of shapers and is making doors in-shop but the stile and rail cutters are different from his previous setup. See if the advice shared can set him straight.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 02/14/2015

Long Island Kitchen and Bath recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/13/2015

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.

Wood Veneer Artwork
Featured Project || Posted here 02/12/2015

Wood veneer artwork was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

Setting Up a Boring Machine to Make Shorter Pockets
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 02/10/2015

Here are some tips on using shims to tweak the configuration of pocket holes produced by a boring machine.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/09/2015

A division of Advantage Trim and Lumber, IpeDepot.com is a direct source for Ipe Decking.

White Hard Maple Is Off Color
Forum Discussion || Posted here 02/07/2015

After surfacing, this white hard maple is off in color. The Wood Doc explains how the drying process affects color.

WOODWEB's Shop Size Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here 02/05/2015

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

Solid Color Finishes For Kitchens
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 02/03/2015

Finishers share views on the selection and application of solid-color finishes for kitchen cabinetry.

Integra Tooling
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 02/02/2015

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.

End Grain Top Cupping
Forum Discussion || Posted here 01/31/2015

A walnut end grain counter top is cupping despite the use of multiple glue methods. Check out the advice shared to solve the cupping problem.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 01/29/2015

Pomeroy Lumber Products, Inc. recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

WOODWEB's 20th Anniversary Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here 01/27/2015

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

Acoustic Guitar for Charity
Featured Project || Posted here 01/24/2015

This Acoustic Guitar was recently posted at the Project Gallery.

TaylorCraft Door Company
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/23/2015

Producing custom cope and stick, mitered and radius cabinet doors and drawer fronts, TaylorCraft Cabinet Door Company can design doors using over 80 profiles and dozens of material options with dependable lead times and quality guarantee.

Leadership For Dummies?
Forum Discussion || Posted here 01/22/2015

Inefficiency is bogging down this shop's productivity. Follow the suggestions from fellow shop owners to help streamline operation.

Making a Sleeve From Collector to Trash Can
Forum Discussion || Posted here 01/20/2015

An efficient dust collector-to-trash can setup is what this shop owner is looking to implement. Follow the advice shared to steer him on the right path.

Industrial Air Solutions
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/19/2015

For problem smoke, dust, fumes, mist and odors, Industrial Air Solutions creates customized in-plant clean air solutions, with air filtration products to meet or exceed OSHA and EPA requirements.

Router Jig for Radius Sanding Blocks
Shopbuilt Equipment Gallery Feature || Posted here 01/17/2015

Here are some radius sanding blocks for shaping fretboards and dressing frets on a guitar.

The Woodworkers Directory
Site Announcement || Posted here 01/15/2015

Milcetic Design recently created a free webpage at the Woodworkers Directory. Create yours today!

1890 Barn-to-Home Conversion
Featured Project || Posted here 01/13/2015

This 1890 barn was recently converted into a home. Check it out at the Project Gallery.

Tablesaw Techniques for Very Narrow Rips
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 01/10/2015

Advice on push blocks, jigs, and other solutions to make thin rips for laminating.

Featured Advertiser || Posted here 01/09/2015

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

The Best Glues For Exterior Door Panels
Forum Discussion || Posted here 01/08/2015

This poster is looking for a glue that withstands heat for exterior door panels. Check out the advice offered, including wisdom from The Wood Doc.

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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