Woodworkers Connection to Wood Market News

Lumber supply, demand finally meeting

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 19:32

Mill closures, less production and lower inventories have contributed to higher prices for lumber, panels and OSB

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CustomMade.com launches revamped site

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 28 July 2009 19:30

custommade_launches_09A revamped version of CustomMade.com was launched in May to better link custom woodworkers to prospective clients seeking their services. The Web site was purchased in January by Boston-based CustomMade Ventures, a privately funded corporation led by CEO Mike Salguero and board chairman Seth Rosen.

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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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