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Furniture Society focuses on production

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 28 July 2009 19:24

furnature_society_09The Furniture Society's annual conference was a success in terms of the well-attended presentations and overall satisfaction of the membership. The conference, held June 10-13 at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., played on the region's strong history in manufacturing and the theme, "Industrious: The Design, Craft & Commerce of Furniture Making."

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Wide audience traveled for NexGen 2009

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 28 July 2009 19:21

wide_audiance_08Second event planned for February 2010 after Biesse America and Stiles Machinery had success with new open house

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N.Y. artisan given Smithsonian award

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 26 June 2009 17:50

Michael Puryear, who runs a one-man shop, honored with the Silver Award for his contemporary woodworking skills

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WAC grant will help N.Y. furniture maker

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 26 June 2009 17:46

Judd Weisberg, of Judd Weisberg Designs in Lexington, N.Y., is a rustic designer, teacher and custom furniture builder who recently completed a project to improve his company’s ability to attract new customers. The project was funded, in part, through a federal grant administered by the Watershed Agricultural Council’s Forestry Program.

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Shop teacher fights to keep his program

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 26 June 2009 17:45

Instructor says woodworking technology curriculum at Rhode Island school could be on the chopping block for next year

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