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Welcome to the future

Written by John English Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00

future1This May, our woodshop built nine sink vanities for the bathrooms in a local hotel’s expansion project. There was a mix of left-hand and right-hand units, and the granite tops tapered from 26” deep at one end to 8” deep at the other. As with most jobs, the schedule was tight and the granite didn’t arrive until the day the vanities were delivered.

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Feed the beast

Written by John English Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00

beast1Since their inception, everything in a traditional woodshop has revolved around the table saw. Without it, reduction (the process of reducing raw materials such as sheet goods and boards to individual parts or components) can’t take place.

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Surging in Seattle

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

seattle1Dan Matheis, owner of Riverside Cabinet Co. in Lynden, Wash., offers this proven advice to his peers: “If you treat people fairly and with respect, do the best job you can, they’ll come back.”

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Smooth operator

Written by John English Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

smooth1Hush!

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It doesn’t need to be a sticky situation

Written by John English Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

sticky2Have you heard the one about the cop who tells a homeowner that her dog has been chasing a guy on a bike?

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