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Woodworking Industry News

Timber Products names Killgore new CEO

EUGENE, Ore. – Timber Products Co. has appointed Steve Killgore as its new chief executive officer. Killgore will assume leadership at Timber Products on Feb. 20. “As a family run business for four generations, it is with the utmost confidence that we transition to outside leadership for our day to day work. Killgore is an industry veteran who can help lead us into the future,” said David Gonyea, Timber Products co-chair of the Board of Directors.

Woodworking Industry News

Congressman visits Timber Products, slams Chinese trade issues

MEDFORD, Ore. – Known for advocating free trade, Oregon Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR), the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, was welcomed at Timber Products’ hardwood plywood facility in Medford, Oregon, where he toured the company's manufacturing plant.
“Greg has been a great advocate in our trade case against Chinese hardwood plywood and our efforts to protect jobs," said Timber Products CEO Joe Gonyea III.

Solid Wood Machining

Identifying four common cuts of wood

A look at the four common cuts: Rotary: The log is centered in the lathe and turned against a knife blade at a slight angle following the growth rings, producing a multi-patterned grain. Less expensive than sliced patterns, this is ideal for large surface applications where a broad grain pattern will suffice.

Gluing, Laminating & Veneering

Common veneer matches

Here is a brief overview of three common matches. Click on the corresponding links for detailed information. Book match: The most common match, alternating leaves of veneer are turned over, so that the adjacent leaves are opened like the pages of a book. It yields  symmetry, with visually prominent features. Read: Six things to learn about book match veneer.