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Kitchen, bath trends reveal new tastes

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2011 00:00

09_kitchen_01Thanks to the Kitchen and Bath Design Trends Survey for 2011 conducted by the National Kitchen & Bath Association, professional woodworkers can get a little taste of what their clients might expect in regard to custom touches in their homes this year.

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Furniture Society pairs with AWFS in Vegas

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2011 00:00

11_furnituresociety_01The Furniture Society will hold its 15th annual conference July 21-23 in conjunction with the AWFS fair at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. It's a first for the studio furniture makers' group, which usually conducts a stand-alone conference at college settings across the country.

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Buyer interest up at Philadelphia show

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2011 00:00

12_phillyshow_01Sales and buyer interest were up at this year's Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show, held March 26-27 at the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal, according to exhibitors interviewed by Woodshop News. Show director Josh Markel says the turnout was almost identical to last year, with close to 70 exhibitors and about 2,000 attendees.

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AWFS fair bets on a better turnout

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 April 2011 00:00

10_news_deskThe AWFS fair, scheduled for July 20-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, has a wealth of offerings for woodworkers, including new technology and machinery debuts, seminars on business solutions, networking opportunities, educational programs and more. Last month, Marguerite Hoffman, the AWFS vice president of tradeshows, gave an overview of the show's planning progress.

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Shop builds a solution to charity

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 April 2011 00:00

12_news_deskKenny and Sandi Lipowski, the husband-and-wife owners of Puddle Town Woodworking in Portland, Ore., are putting their resources and hearts into a program that will help those in need of custom furniture.

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