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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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White oak dealers see red-hot sales volume

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

white_oakWith all that white oak has to offer, hardwood dealers are not surprised that the durable wood species is extremely popular these days. Those interviewed by Woodshop News report sales are strong and demand is high.

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Florida woodworker honored by governor

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

florida_awardOnly 23, Nick O’Donnell has created a successful business using 3-D software to produce wooden furniture, light fixtures and carved structures under the company name Terraform Design. His endeavors paid off when he was recently awarded the “Young Entrepreneur Award” from the Florida Governor’s office.

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