Woodworking Stories, Woodworker Profiles and Products
Written by Ann Goebel Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00
When Bernie Le Boeuf fell from the top rung of the ladder, it was a long way down. He suffered no physical injuries, but Le Boeuf Architectural Woodwork Inc. was almost totally broken.
Written by John English Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00
In the first in a two-part series, we take a look at how hardwood is measured, sized, dried and sold to consumers
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00
After teaming up in 2001, Todd McIntosh and Jon Tuttle recognized pretty quickly that their client base should focus on architects, designers and builders. Dealing directly with homeowners wasn’t going to generate enough business.
Written by John English Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00
They trickle through the mail every few months: glossy brochures for portable saw mills that leave a woodworker wondering. Ironically, the appeal of harvesting one’s own lumber has little to do with economics.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00
Even though the doors closed twice on the Hitchcock Chair Co. in its nearly two centuries of operation, new owners Rick Swenson and Gary Hath are excited about its future. Following their purchase of the company name, which had remained dormant since its second closing in 2006, the owners hosted a grand-reopening celebration last fall and received a wealth of publicity from the company’s revival.
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