August 20 - 23, 2014
International Woodworking Fair (IWF)
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

September 14-16, 2014
WMMA/WCMA Schedule Fall Conference & Plant Tour
Lewisburg, PA
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Woodworking Network
Registration Opens for 3rd Annual Wood Tech Summit
Registration is now open for the third annual Wood Tech Summit Leadership Conference, Oct. 9-10 at the Woodworking Centre of Ontario located on the campus of Conestoga College, one-hour southwest of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

Posted: 07/22/2014

E-Pellets Buys Former LP Mill for Wood Pellet Production
E-Pellets LLC announced plans to convert a formerly shuttered Louisiana-Pacific composite panel mill in Georgia to produce wood pellets for export to Europe.

Posted: 07/22/2014

Scarlett to host open house at new technology showroom July 24-25
Come see machine demonstrations, talk to consultants and manufacturer representatives and more at the new Grand Rapids, Michigan, facility.

Posted: 07/17/2014

Ligna to offer new Wood Industry Summit in 2015
Exhibition area, matchmaking platform, forum for international lead generation will connect forestry and wood industry members from around the world.

Posted: 07/17/2014

Woodworking Magazine for the Professional Woodworker | Woodshop News
August 2014

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Fanuc America offers CNC training for schools

North Bennet graduate wins craftsmanship award.

Minwax honors New York guild’s community work.

WOOD MARKETS: Buyers make the switch to African mahogany.

Tools & Techniques

TigerStop rip system will debut at IWF.

Servair will showcase three sanding booths at IWF.

Thermwood set to debut Cut Ready.

Kreg Tool offers lower-cost Foreman pocket-hole machine.

NAP Gladu set to unveil AirPro collet nut.

Senco rolls out new air-compressor line.


THE CUTTING EDGE: 3-D printing. By Ralph W. Bagnall

FINISHING: Getting the scoop from the ‘Groop.’ By Greg Williams

PRO SHOP: Training the next generation. By John English


A GIANT IN THE BAY AREA: Seidman Woodworks survived a tough California market during the recession and continues to thrive against its competition

KNOCKING ON WOOD: The choice between wood plastic composites and natural, untreated wood isn’t always a black-and-white decision.

GOING WITH THE FLOW: At 74, J.D. Elsmore keeps busy in his Nevada shop, saying he and his son are ‘drowning in work.’

Posted: 07/21/2014

Hot or not

Here in the California central valley, we all assume that the summer is going to be hot. We are used to week-long heat waves with triple digit temps.

Posted: 07/16/2014


Current News:

WMMA/WCMA Schedule Fall Conference & Plant Tour
September 14-16, 2014
Lewisburg, PA
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April 2014 Housing Commentary Released
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ANSI Update
The ANS standard O1.1-3, entitled O1.1-3 (2014) Safety Requirements for CNC Machining Centers for the Woodworking Industry, has been approved by ANSI. As a member company of WMMA, you are entitled to receive one complimentary copy upon request. Email WMMA Associate Director Jennifer Miller at to request a copy.

The Cutting Edge, WMMA's monthly e-publication

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Press Releases

July 1, 2014
Auction of Industry Memorabilia Raises More than $3,000 for Charity

June 13, 2014
WMMA Members Named Finalists for Challenger Awards

May 2, 2014
Jamison Scott Becomes WMMA President

Press Release Archive

Member News

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IWF News

IWF Atlanta: Atlanta, GA August 20-23, 2014
Hotel Information
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IWF Digital Program: Want to get a head-start on you IWF planning?

IWF 2014 Advance Registration Strong Throughout the USA

IWF 2014: A Global Industry Event