Woodworking Stories, Woodworker Profiles and Products

Another step into the future

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00

30_featureCompanies are redefining the future of CNC machinery by providing the market with a host of smaller, easier-to-use machines, giving woodworkers a number of new options. Whether shops are purchasing an entry-level CNC or simply want to save money, these new machines address affordability, ease-of-use and space issues without compromising speed and precision.

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What goes around, comes around

Written by John English Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00

36_featuer_1The keys to surviving, and even thriving, in a tight market are to keep costs down and offer something new. Woodturning might just be the answer.

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Craftsmanship comes to life

Written by Brooke C. Williams Monday, 19 September 2011 00:00

56_featureMarine craftsmanship is alive and well in Maine, where harbors and waterways are heaven for a classic-boat junkie. The boating visitor shares waters with 19th century windjammers, workboats, restored wooden sailboats and recent launchings from such shops as Hinckley, French & Webb and Morris.

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Back in the saddle

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 September 2011 00:00

34_featureA little more than 30 years ago, without any formal training to guide him, Jim Bucko started a custom woodworking company on pure determination. The shop, now called Custom Cabinets by Jim Bucko, serves the residential and commercial markets in the coastal community of Wildwood, N.J., fueled by Bucko’s long-term relationships with several of the area’s builders and developers.

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Fueling the future

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 September 2011 00:00

52_featureRegardless of how the economy’s doing at any given point in time, a tremendous amount of attention is always given to woodworking education, signifying a sense of certainty that the industry has a future — provided the proper training is there.

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