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Schools join in promoting studio-based retreats

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 January 2015 00:00

schoolsFive craft schools are collaborating to launch the National Craft School Initiative, which made its debut in a special exhibit at the Nov. 5-8 Sculptural Object and Functional Art expo in Chicago.

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Maloof event allows military vets to heal

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00

maloofFive years after his death, the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts continues to honor its namesake’s legacy with programs like its annual Veterans Celebration. Now in its second year, the celebration was held Oct. 10-12 at the Maloof Historic Home in Alta Loma, Calif., and offered an intense workshop program designed to teach woodworking skills to veterans.

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Philadelphia gallery gains $600,000 grant

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00

phillyThe Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia recently received a $600,000 challenge grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

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AWI releases updated edition of standards guide

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00

awsThe Architectural Woodwork Institute has published the second edition of the Architectural Woodwork Standards specification guide. The 510-page resource manual, focusing mainly on commercial millwork, replaces the first edition published in 2009.

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Fanuc America gives CNC certification to Chicago college

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00

fanucFanuc America, a CNC manufacturer based near Chicago, is gaining ground with its Certified CNC Training program launched a little more than a year ago.

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