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Furniture maker gains Google commission

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00

Google recently selected furniture maker Michael Trebbe of Hampden, Mass., to re-create some of his original modernist chairs to adorn its new corporate headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.

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Woodworking students earn scholarships

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00

Three woodworking students at the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) and Rio Grande Community College received academic scholarships in December. Program director Eric Matson says these financial rewards make the program affordable for current and prospective students.

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Teen starts his own woodworking business

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 January 2012 00:00

10_news_deskWhen he was only 13 years old, Nick LeMay jumped into the furniture-making business with both feet. Now 17 and in high school, the principal of Cozy Meadows Log Furniture in Eau Claire, Wis., says his business was born out of necessity.

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Owner opens her workshop to the public

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 January 2012 00:00

Beth Dellow, owner of Beth’s DIY Workshop in Baltimore, does what many woodworkers might not be comfortable doing: opening her shop to members of the public for use at an hourly fee.

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Mixed results at Providence furniture show

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 12 December 2011 00:00

08_news_deskOptimistic exhibitors showed off their handcrafted furniture and other wares Oct. 21-23 at the 17th annual Fine Furnishings and Fine Crafts Show at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. Show director Karla Little says that while attendance was down from previous years, the show had the same number of exhibitors — about 100 — as in 2010.

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