Woodworking Network will present two full-day symposiums the day before IWF opens on August 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both symposium topics, CNC and Closets, have been presented at IWF in the past and are back by popular demand. Registration is now open for IWF.


Register for the Leadership Reception at IWF - Monday, August 22, 5-7pm


FDMC editorial director, Will Sampson, will moderate the CNC Symposium, which is designed to provide an intensive look at CNC manufacturing for the woodworking industry. Whether you are just starting to shop for your first CNC or you are a CNC veteran and looking for a new edge, this daylong event is designed to put you face-to-face with the experts who can answer your questions and help you get the most out of this important investment.  The CNC Symposium is sponsored by Mozaik, Castaly, Casadei-Busellato, Thermwood and CNC Factory. Topics include:

  • Buying your first CNC 
  • Software for CNC manufacturing
  • Getting the most from your CNC tooling 
  • Nesting vs. pod and rails, choosing the right CNC for advanced production
  • Why you need to know about additive manufacturing
  • What they don’t tell you when you buy a CNC 

Learn more.

Closets & Organized Storage editor, Michaelle Bradford, will moderate the Closets Symposium. Demand for organized closets, garages and other home storage areas will rise steadily. At the IWF 2022 Closets Symposium, you'll learn key industry research, design trends, business and marketing advice and more. Join these industry experts and discover more about this rapidly growing sector. The Closets Symposium is sponsored by CCF Industries. Sessions include:

  • State of the Closets & Home Storage Industry
  • How to Manage Client Expectations
  • Material and Surface Trends
  • Supply Chain Disruptions
  • How to Prepare Your Business for Sale
  • Build Business with Brand Engagement

Learn more.



IWF Video

Titus' T-type hinge saves time alongside lifelong performance

Woodworking Network contributor and custom woodworker Matt Buell visited the Titus booth at IWF 2022 in Atlanta, GA. We spoke with the Application Development Manager, Paul McCue about their newest T-type hinge. Titus offers a comprehensive range of hinges for every door, but their latest innovation, the T-type hinge, enables time-savings at cabinet assembly and assures a lifelong consistent performance on a wide range of doors. Its intuitive, tool-free mounting system saves valuable time in cabinet assembly.

IWF Video

Original Saw Company's wood cutting and metal cutting solutions

Woodworking Network contributor and custom woodworker Matt Buell visited the Original Saw Company booth at IWF 2022 in Atlanta, GA, and spoke to Dave Brown, Sales Associate/Customer Service about their Williams and Hussey Molder and other saws. Their largest saws are capable of an 8” depth of cut, and a 60” cross cut. Original Saw Company's Williams and Hussey Molder, mentioned in the video, is available in both variable speed and constant feed, and all are capable of running a 7” planer blade or a 6 ¾” profile. Saws are available in either 1 Phase or 3 Phase.

IWF Video

Uniboard's Moments Collection

Woodworking Network contributor and custom woodworker Matt Buell visited the Uniboard booth at IWF 2022 in Atlanta, GA. We spoke with Christina Lambert, Design Manager of Uniboard about their Moments Collection.  Uniboard’s modern and high-quality TFL and HPL collection offers the most progressive decorative solution in the market. Their new Moments Collection is a beautiful color palette in hues and finishes that are reflective of cherished moments shared with loves-ones.

IWF Video

Alvic USA's complete solutions for cabinet components

Woodworking Network contributor and custom woodworker Matt Buell stopped by the Alvic USA booth at IWF 2022 in Atlanta, GA, to talk to Emily LaPointe, Marketing Manager, about their complete solutions for cabinet components by proudly supplying high-quality panels and doors. Their three state-of-the-art finishes, Luxe, Zenit, and Syncron, can be applied to furniture and cabinetry in a wide range of residential and commercial settings.  Find out more information about Alvic USA at: https://www.alvicusa.com/

IWF Video

Eureka MDF transforms rice straw into furniture, cabinetry, doors, and more

Woodworking Network contributor and custom woodworker Matt Buell visited the CalPlant booth at IWF 2022 in Atlanta, GA, to talk about Eureka MDF, a medium density fiberboard product made from post-harvest rice straw with no added formaldehyde. We spoke with Elden Reddig, Regional Sales Manager, Eureka MDF. Eureka Sustainable High Performance MDF matches the performance of traditional wood MDF. With excellent machinability, paintability and consistency, it can be used to make furniture, cabinetry, doors, mouldings and more.


IWF Exclusive: Biesse's door cell showcased in this exclusive tour

In an exclusive tour with Mike Johnson, commercial director of wood and housing for Biesse America, Woodworking Network editors got a chance to see a robotic, CNC, unmanned work cell in action. At IWF, Biesse America had three manufacturing cells within their large booth. Woodworking Network toured the largest of the three.