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Society of Arts and Crafts awards North Carolina artist

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 November 2016 00:00

nc_society1The Society of Arts and Crafts picked Annie Evelyn, an artist in Penland, N.C., as its 2016 John D. Mineck Furniture Fellow, which includes a cash award of $25,000, for demonstrating skill and commitment to her craft.

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Craft fund honored by American Craft Council

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 November 2016 00:00

craft_accThe Craft Emergency Relief Fund, which helps artists in crisis, was honored with the American Craft Council’s Award of Distinction.

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Bosch stands its ground after SawStop ruling

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 November 2016 00:00

bosch_lawsuitSawStop LLC was recently issued a favorable preliminary ruling in its ongoing patent-infringement lawsuit against Robert Bosch GmbH and its subsidiary Robert Bosch Tool Corp. for the Bosch Reaxx Jobsite Table Saw. Based on Bosch’s response, the controversy is far from over.

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North Carolina woodworker takes Best of Show award

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 October 2016 00:00

best_show_2A pleasant diversion to the hustle and bustle of IWF is the Design Emphasis competition. This year’s contest featured 121 entries and 39 finalists, led by Best of Show winner Ben Grant of Haywood Community College in Clyde, N.C.

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Double-digit growth makes for bustling IWF

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 October 2016 00:00

iwf_2016With more buyers, more exhibitors, and more exhibit space, the 2016 International Woodworking Fair surpassed most measures that suggest a strong show.

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