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Training center schedules August opening in Colorado

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

training_centerThe National Woods Manufacturing Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., is scheduled to open in August, representing a national model that industry leaders hope to replicate in other areas of the country.

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New trends stand out in NKBA survey

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

nkba_storageTop trends in the kitchen and bath industry include contemporary and transitional styling, better lighting and added technology, according to a recent survey compiled by the National Kitchen and Bath Association at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in January.

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Furniture makers group honors New Hampshire man

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

cartoucheEach year, the Society of American Period Furniture Makers honors an individual with its Cartouche Award for lifelong contributions to the craft. Jeffrey S. Roberts of Unity, N.H., is the 2017 recipient.

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World of Wood convention set for San Francisco

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2017 00:00

The World of Wood convention, hosted by the International Wood Products Association, is scheduled for April 5-7 at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. The 61st annual event, which is expected to draw more than 300 industry professionals, will offer opportunities to interact with speakers and panelists with expertise in regulatory compliance, market intelligence and corporate branding.

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High school nurse wins Woodcraft sweepstakes

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2017 00:00

woodcraftGigi Branch, a high school nurse from San Antonio is the grand-prize winner in the “The Jory Brigham Experience” sweepstakes sponsored by Woodcraft, Jory Brigham and SawStop. Her name was randomly selected from 24,422 entries received from Oct. 1 through Nov. 30, 2016.

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