The Big Boys of Woodworking Machines.
Woodworking machines plays a very important part in any item that is manufacture from wood.
Some examples are furniture, cabinets, moldings, and of course houses. Each of these has specific
machinery to perform specific duties in order to produce a final product.
Furniture manufacturing has the probability of having the most in variety of different machines to
perform the different tasks of the parts needed. The framing of furniture requires the use of many different types of woodworking machines. Some frames are covered with upholstery while other has finished and exposed parts that require specific details and sanding.
Cabinet making has it's own range of machinery that is require for production of cabinets. It can range from panel saws to cnc routers to a multible array of boring machines and also dovetail machines for drawers. Most cabinets are pre-built and then put into place by the specifications of the owner.
Housing on the other hand is usally built with standard lumber that has been machined at a lumber yard or processing plant that specializes framing lumber, doors and windows.
There are a long list of different types of woodworking machinery for the industrial woodworking which in most cases are larger than the average craftman will use in their shop. Some are very large and require alot of voltage to run them, along with air and suction that is also needed for them to perform properly.
This a small list of some of the machinery use in furniture manufacturing starting with the lumber that is purchased from local companies.
- Cut-off saws
- Glue panel
- Richardson Trim and Bore
- Bell trim and Bore
- Vertical boring machines
- Horizonal boring machines
- Hauncher or Dado machines
- Variety Saws / Table saws
- Spindle Carvers
- Multiple Carvers
- Sidestroke Sanders
- Pump Sanders
- Flutter Sanders
- String Sanders
- Wide Belt Sanders Or Bed Sanders