Materials and Suppliers
Wood Products Trade Associations
Tools and Equipment
This page provides links to information about careers
in woodworking, the wood industry, woodworking education, and what the job
outlook is for the industry.
and Health Topics: Hand and Power Tools
The Occupational Safety and Health Association
provides information on the hazards of certain tools and how to prevent injuries
when using them.
Midwest provides safety equipment and other woodworking tools.
Search for manufacturers, products, product codes
to find information related to the use of material safety data sheets.
Safetyhouse Signs, Inc.
This company provides a variety of signs that alert people to possible
hazards in the workplace, and offers news updates, new product information,
and accommodates catalog requests.
Materials and Suppliers
The International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair is a large
trade show for the furniture manufacturing, architectural woodwork, custom
and general woodworking industries. Woodworkers attend to learn about new products
and what materials to buy for projects.
"One of the world's largest woodworking stores" has resources and supplies
for woodworking professionals and hobbyists.
This Web site offers products in hardware, tools, wood, plans and books,
and finishing departments. It also has information on various woodworking projects.
Softwood Plywood Grading
Look at the chart to see the different plywood grades available for sale
at most hardware stores.
Check out the plywood, gypsum boards, lumber, and engineered wood products
Georgia-Pacific manufactures. The Web site provides various types of information
related to these materials.
This company sells woodworking and metalworking supplies that include lumber,
fasteners, solvents, paints, abrasives, tools, and brushes.
Products Co., Inc.
Supplies offered here include manufactured wood and wood products for hobbyists
and educational use.
General technology lab equipment sold on this page includes educational modules,
power tools, furniture, woodworking equipment, safety equipment, hand tools,
Satco represents manufacturers of tools, equipment, furniture, and supplies
for career and technical education, including woodworking.
Find home improvement supplies and tools at discount prices. The Web site
has an online store, how-to tips, and project ideas.
The Home Depot
Check out the online store of discounted home improvement supplies and
the projects section.
Porter-Cable produces professional power tools. Their Web site offers product
information, virtual product tours, and information on product support, dealers,
and service centers.
Battery Recycling Corporation
This site offers information on rechargeable batteries and where to recycle
Portable Rechargeable Battery Association
Get information on different types of rechargeable batteries and on the
A & I Supply
Find products and instructions to help with woodworking projects. Learn
about the clamp making process used for woodworking.
Find a variety of different tools and types of wood for woodworking.
This site provides information on tools and offers advice on how to use
them. It also lists woodworking trade shows coming up in the future.
Laguna Tools sells a variety of tools that are useful to woodworking professionals
Valley & Veritas
Find everything needed for woodworking projects on this online catalog.
This site gives information on Minwax brand wood finishes, stains, and
other wood preserving products.
B&B Rare Woods
Find woodworking products like veneers, inlays, and other products.
This site offers all types of woodworking products, from woods and veneers
to tools and equipment.
Wood Products Trade Associations
and Veneer Association
Find products and suppliers, articles, and other valuable information on
hardwood, plywood, and veneers.
APA: The Engineered Wood Association
This organization provides information about engineered wood products and
relevant current events.
Western Wood Products Association
The WWPA offers information related to softwood lumber, including a wood
shrinkage estimator and a lumber basics site on how lumber is made, graded,
Center for Wood Anatomy
Look up information on wood anatomy, wood identification, common wood names,
Western Red Cedar Lumber
This WRCLA site has information about cedar wood, such as
reasons to choose cedar, cedar specifics, and projects using cedar, as well
as links to other cedar wood sites.
Tools and Equipment
Satco represents manufacturers of tools, equipment, and furniture for career
and technical education, including woodworking.
Sears offers a wide selection of power and hand tools for sale online.
The toolbar on the left lists specific tools and specific brands.
This Web site offers tools as well as other supplies and information
for woodworking projects.
Vermont American supplies power tool accessories. Their site offers an
overview of their products, support for their products, tech tips, and information
on where to buy them.
Check out precision tools and accessories for woodworking professionals
of the Trade Online
This site offers tool tests and articles on various devices, including
hand tools. It also features sections on safety equipment and news.
Cooper Tools manufactures power, pneumatic, and hand tools. Browse an online
catalog to view the tools and view video demonstrations of the tools available
This site offers an online store for woodworking tools, including many
rare items. It also features a woodworking school.
LeeValley is a provider of woodworking and gardening tools and hardware.
You can buy their products through their Web site, which also offers a calendar
of their events and seminars.
This is a catalog of cordless tools and corded portable power tools, with
links to download user manuals and information on where to buy the products.
Take a look at products and retailer information offered by this manufacturer
of stationary power tools and equipment.
Learn all about different types of routers and how to use them.
This site offers an online store of various power tools as well as batteries
and chargers for cordless tools.
Check out all of the cordless tools made by Hitachi.
Find information on DeWalt's cordless tools and where to find a retailer.
This site gives information on Panasonic's Cordless tools, its rebates
and promotions, and how to buy its products.
Find product information, a how-to center, and a "where to buy" guide for
all cordless Black & Decker products.
Milwaukee Tools is a manufacturer of electric tools and accessories. Their
Web site provides information on products, parts and service, and where to
buy their merchandise.
This site provides product information, product manuals, and dealer contacts.
Find information on all of Ryobi's cordless tools.
Metabo & Elektra
This site has information on both Metabo's and Elektra Beckum's power tools.
Take a look at Dremel's products, an online store, and a project finder.
This page is a direct link to RIDGID's 18-volt 3-piece cordless combo kit.
Find various types of clamping tools to help with woodworking projects.
This site provides product guides for all types of tools, as well as project
ideas and tips.
Browse through the online catalog for woodworking tools and products.
The Turbo Carver is a lightweight engraving tool that can add detail to
This site sells saw tables with five tools in one.
Women in Woodworking
Designed specifically for women, this site offers an online forum, gallery
of work done by other women woodworkers, links to other helpful sites, tips,
This site provides technical information about woodworking projects, machines,
The popular cable TV show, Do It Yourself, has a site dedicated
to do-it-yourself woodworking projects and tips.
This site is devoted to woodworking professionals and includes links to
hundreds of other woodworking types of sites.
See step-by-step pictures, videos, and other resources by a woodworking
hobbyist as he creates new projects.
Find woodworking plans, projects, and patterns for woodworkers.
This site has lots of free woodworking instructional pages. It also has
an extensive woodworking library.
Fine Hardwood Toys for
Your Children's Children
Find out the secrets of a wooden toy maker and see photos of his work.
The editors of Woodsmith, ShopNotes, and Workbench
have created this online magazine filled with woodworking tips, techniques,
tool reviews, and supplies for woodworkers.
This site is a good source for books, videos, and projects on woodworking
and other hobbies.
New Yankee Workshop
The New Yankee Workshop is a popular TV show and this site features
a place to buy woodworking plans, videos, and books and a catalog of their
tools. There are also useful links to other sites for tools, supplies, and
The Woodworker's Library
This page is a source for discount books, plans, and videos on all phases
of woodworking and related subjects.
Find information and resources for trade and technology education professionals.
The online version of the magazine has project suggestions, an archive
of articles and a how-to library.
The magazine features articles, tips and reviews, while the WOOD Store
includes woodworking supplies, tools, and plans, and the WOOD Mall is a directory
of products, plans, and manufacturers.