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Furniture Society celebrates its 20th anniversary

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 12 September 2016 00:00

Great efforts paid off at The Furniture Society Conference, held June 23- 25 at the University of the Arts and the Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia. Kathy Sharp, co-chairman of this year’s conference, says a lot of work went into recognizing the studio furniture makers group’s two decades of success.

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Cabinet Vision hosts automation seminars in Utah

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 12 September 2016 00:00

cabinet_visionNearly 200 industry professionals turned out in July to learn about shop automation processes at seminars hosted by Cabinet Vision. The events took place at Utah-based production facilities Trim Art in Kaysville on July 19 and Lewis Cabinet Specialties in Tremonton the following day.

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Stairbuilders group reaches agreement with AWI

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 12 September 2016 00:00

The Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association and Architectural Woodwork Institute reached a contributing-association agreement pertaining to the development of the AWI/ANSI standard for architectural woodwork.

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From the Archives: Decade has been kind to Irion Lumber

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 12 September 2016 00:00

irion_lumberLouis Irion started his lumber business, Irion Lumber, in 1997 after running a period furniture shop for 20 years. Demand for wide boards, essential for matching original designs, was too great to ignore.

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Period furniture makers gather in Pennsylvania

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 August 2016 00:00

neptune_sapfmThe Society of American Period Furniture Makers hosted its annual mid-year conference June 23-27 at the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster, Pa.

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