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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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Milwaukee show changes its venue and dates

Friday, 26 June 2009 17:44

KL Communications, promoters of the fourth annual Milwaukee Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show, changed this year’s event to Oct. 3-4 in The Garage at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. The show was originally scheduled for Sept. 26-27 at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee.

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Sam Maloof, America’s woodworking icon, dies

Friday, 26 June 2009 17:43

Sam Maloof, an American icon, famous designer and builder of simple, beautiful, comfortable functional furniture passed away May 21 at his Alta Loma, Calif., home following a brief illness. He was 93.
Maloof’s furniture-making career spanned six decades, beginning with building pieces in a garage for his own home, and progressing to owning a shop that produced pieces including the world-famous Maloof rocking chair.

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Eastern black walnut faces disease threat

Friday, 26 June 2009 17:40

Thousand cankers disease, thought to be caused by walnut twig beetles, is currently confined to the West, but spreading

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Turnout won’t sway Baltimore organizers

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 26 June 2009 17:36

Latest addition to Fine Furnishings shows wasn’t well-attended, but exhibitors hope for better numbers in spring 2010

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