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Gallery: Professional primary processing companies display and
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Gallery: Professional woodworkers display and describe their shop
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Forum: Discussing the proper use of woodworking glues, contact
cements, epoxies, and other bonding agents
Woodworking Forum: Quality standards and production of wood mouldings,
doors, windows, and other types of architectural work
and Management Forum: Lively conversations on topics like starting
your woodworking business, sales and marketing, project management, legal issues
and Millwork Installation Forum: Solve tricky field installation
problems with help from other professionals
Forum: 32mm, frameless, and face-frame cabinet design, construction
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
Forum: Learn and share information about Computer Numerically Controlled
(CNC) woodworking equipment, software, and automated manufacturing
Collection, Safety, and Plant Operation Forum: Plant layout, dust
collection systems, and other ideas for maintaining a safe, productive working
Finishing Forum: Discuss water-based finishes, polyesters, conversion
varnishes, lacquers, stains, spray equipment
Forum : Discuss timber management, silviculture, tree planting,
diseases and harvesting
Furniture Making Forum: Helping professional furniture makers improve
quality, save time, and increase profits
and Solid Surfacing Forum: Solid surface and plastic laminate fabrication
in cabinetry, countertops, and other applications
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
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
Forum: Reliable advice for novices and experts who work with this
beautiful yet technically demanding material
The woodworker's worldwide "town square," where any professional wood-related
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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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prices on good and services, and announce upcoming auctions
News: Late-breaking news from all sectors of the wood industry
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
and Drying Directory: Create a free listing for your sawing, drying
or lumber grading company, or search the directory to locate the professionals
Wood Doctor: Read Dr. Gene Wengert's many wood engineering and
Extensive list of cabinetmaking, furniture design, boatbuilding, forestry
and wood engineering books for sale at discount prices
Buying Guide: Hardwood lumber pricing for the Western, Midwest,
and Eastern distribution markets
Directory: Get dates, locations and travel information to help
plan your next wood industry trade show visit
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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More than you wanted to know about WOODWEB and its origins
Our Visitors Say: Woodworkers tell you what they think about WOODWEB
Frequently Asked Questions:
Questions and answers about how to work with this site
Achieving a Unique Glaze
Forum Discussion || Posted here 6/18/2013
Thin, light striations in a white, gray and silver glaze is what the designer
has requested for this writing desk with fluted legs, molded panels and
ribbon carving. Any advice for a frustrated finisher?
Mountainside Wood Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/17/2013
Dedicated to maintaining an American tradition in fine woodworking, Mountainside Wood Products offers standard mortise and tenon doors, drawer fronts, mitered doors, face frames, wainscot and many other custom made items.
Making Stair Tread Returns
Forum Discussion || Posted here 6/15/2013
With a job for custom oak stair treads coming up, this woodworker
seeks advice on an efficient, professional method for making tread returns.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/14/2013
A global leader in AutoCAD based manufacturing software, Microvellum provides design, manufacturing and shop management software solutions designed for the woodworking industry.
Machinery Purchasing Poll
Featured Poll || Posted here June 11th, 2013
Cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly (sponsored by RT Machine Co.: Stocking Distributor of New and Used Woodworking Machinery)
Mereen-Johnson Machine Co.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/10/2013
Providing application and production solutions for large plants as well as smaller custom manufacturers, Mereen-Johnson provides stationary and moving blade multiple rip saws, single and double end tenoners, CNC dovetailers, panel sizing systems and custom built systems.
Maya Positioning Equipment
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/07/2013
A manual linear locating system for cutting, drilling, lay-out and other applications, the Maya Posi-Stop System is designed to provide rapid setup, high precision, stability, endurance and versatility.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 06/03/2013
Providing state-of-the-art software tools for CAD/CAM manufacturing markets, Mastercam CNC Software offers superior software products based on users' needs for solving simple or complex design and machining problems.
Forum Discussion || Posted here 6/1/2013
A woodworker who occasionally needs to make a replacement raised
panel door is looking for a mid-range shaper to do the job.
Martin Woodworking Machines
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/31/2013
Founded nearly 90 years ago, Martin Woodworking Machines is a leading supplier of high quality saws, shapers, planers and boring machines.
Featured Poll || Posted here May 29th, 2013
Voting for the CNC poll is still open so remember to cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly (sponsored by C.R. Onsrud: Inverted and CNC Routers)
Trimming Defects in Moulding
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 5/28/2013
Stock manufacturers describe how they control quality in runs of moulding
and how they keep track of productivity.
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 5/25/2013
Bicycle sprockets, unexploded ordinance... You never know what you're
going to find in a tree. Here are the tales of buried metal contributed by
WOODWEB members competing to win a metal detector. The contest is
over, but the stories (like spikes in a tree) last forever.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/24/2013
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.
Customer Deposits and Payment Schedules
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 5/23/2013
Here's a heartfelt and sometimes heated discussion about setting payment terms,
including initial deposits, for a cabinet job.
Featured Project || Posted here 5/21/2013
This shop recently freed-up 800 sq. ft. of space and turned
it into a cabinet showroom.
Shop Gear Inc.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/20/2013
A premier distributor of Co-matic power feeders and Le-matic portable edgebanders, Shop Gear, Inc. also provides quality woodworking machinery, tooling and accessories at affordable prices.
Forum Discussion || Posted here 5/18/2013
Five years later, a client has returned some audio speakers because of
bubbles in the veneer. What went wrong?
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/17/2013
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.
Teamwork versus Solo Work
Forum Discussion || Posted here 5/16/2013
With a goal of efficient production, shop owners compare employees
working individually to employees working in teams. What does your
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/15/2013
Established in 1975, Lignomat USA is a globally recognized and highly respected supplier of moisture meters and dry kiln controllers.
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 5/14/2013
An Australian World War II fighter plane built with wood and glue is featured
in this video.
Lewis Lumber Products
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/13/2012
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.
Sawmill Gallery || Posted here 5/11/2013
Esand Furniture processes large logs into fine furniture. Their home-built
mill can handle logs up to 50 inches wide.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/10/2013
Offering the latest tooling technology, application solutions and support services, Leitz Tooling Systems is a leading world-wide manufacturer of machine tools for processing wood and advanced materials.
CNC Carving: Software and Learning
Knowledge Base Article || Posted here 5/9/2013
Finding the carving software is the easy part. Understanding its power
and its limitations takes time.
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/08/2013
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.
Picket Fence Project
Featured Project || Posted here 5/7/2013
A nautical-themed picket fence project goes from Sketchup to site-installed
in this gallery project. The Craftsman style of the original house was kept
in mind during design.
Featured Poll || Posted here May 6th, 2013
Cast your vote at WOODWEB's online poll, and view the voting results instantly (sponsored by C.R. Onsrud: Inverted and CNC Routers)
Saws for Panel Products
Forum Discussion || Posted here 5/4/2013
The output efficiency of a panel saw, beam saw, and CNC are being
compared at the Business Forum. The products are MDF cabinet doors,
drawer fronts, and panels. Which machine would you choose?
Featured Advertiser || Posted here 05/03/2013
Industrial American Made solutions for the production shop or hobbyist, the ShopSabre CNC Router or Plasma System can increase productivity, cut costs
and provide more control of your business.
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Buy and Sell
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Opportunities Exchange: Employment opportunities and services within the
and Wood Products Exchange: A worldwide buy/sell exchange for lumber
and wood products
Machinery Exchange: Buy and sell surplus woodworking machinery
Exchange: Classified advertising for the woodworking industry
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