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Hardware heaven

Written by John English Monday, 16 January 2017 00:00


hardware_hayworthHistorically, cabinet hardware has been chosen to complement colors and shapes in casework, countertops, walls and appliances. Perhaps by the nature of its diminutive size, hardware has been secondary to other design components. Knobs and pulls by themselves have rarely been the defining agent in a kitchen. This tail has hardly ever wagged the dog. So it’s no surprise that hardware has often been relegated almost to an afterthought.

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Good times in the Badlands

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 January 2017 00:00

badlands1Forty-six years. That’s how long Don’s Custom Cabinet Shop in Rapid City, S.D., has been in business. So you’ve got to figure it’s doing something right.

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Boost your profile with sign-making jobs

Written by John English Monday, 16 January 2017 00:00

sign_freudAn idle CNC is a terrible thing to behold.

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The view from 30,000 feet

Written by John English Monday, 12 December 2016 00:00

theviewIt was a different year for the global woodworking industry in 2016. Both boom and gloom showed up in almost every market sector.

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Under pressure

Written by John English Monday, 12 December 2016 00:00

clamps2Beyond the materials we choose, there are three key factors that affect the quality of work. These are the amount and color of light; the sharpness of tools and cutters; and the security and strength of clamps and hold-downs.

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