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Bunk bed program spans North America

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 September 2011 00:00

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Jim Rees, president and founder of 1-800-BUNKBED, offers home-based moneymaking opportunities for woodworkers. Hundreds of individuals have taken up the opportunity to run their own territory, with business locations in most U.S. states and all of Canada.

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Companies honored with Sequoia awards

Monday, 29 August 2011 00:00

10_news_desk_1Nine companies won Sequoia New Product Awards at the AWFS fair in Las Vegas for product innovation and leadership in the woodworking industry.

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Strong crowds buoyed spirits at AWFS fair

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 September 2011 00:00

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Two years ago at the AWFS fair in Las Vegas, tumbleweed was seen floating down a vacant aisle. The reports couldn’t be verified, but it was entirely possible given the low turnout and a woodworking industry mired in a dismal economy.

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Philly furniture show has new home

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 August 2011 00:00

09_news_deskThe search was exhausting, but Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show director Josh Markel is optimistic about the show’s new venue — the 23rd Street Armory in downtown Philadelphia — for March 23-24, 2012.

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Scarlett adapts to a change in conditions

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 August 2011 00:00

10_news_deskScarlett Inc., a woodworking industry distributor of new and used machinery based in Grand Rapids, Mich., is currently celebrating its 45th year in business. Company president Jim Scarlett attributes the company’s success to selling what he calls “higher level solutions,” such as CNC machinery and other automated equipment.

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