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WoodLINKS honors leaders’ dedication

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 16:46

WoodLINKS U.S.A. announced the winners of its Educator of the Year, Industry Supporter of the Year and the Larry Hilchie Award at IWF 2008 in August.



Design winners gained credibility at IWF

Tuesday, 28 October 2008 17:13

Consider this: You’re twenty-something years old and your work is being exhibited at IWF 2008, the largest woodworking show in North America. Take it a step farther and imagine you are one of the seven winners out of 75 Design Emphasis finalists and a record number of more than 300 entries in the woodworking competition.



NHLA rolls out new branding initiative

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 16:44

The National Hardwood Lumber Association unveiled its “new brand and refocused message” at IWF 2008, but the new initiative is a work in progress, with NHLA officers speaking more in generalities than specifics.



N.H. groups team for new certification

Friday, 03 October 2008 20:59

The New Hampshire Institute of Furniture Making in Manchester, N.H., the non-profit teaching arm of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association, has formed a partnership with the New Hampshire Institute of Art to establish a certificate in furniture making.



AWFS increases its student scholarships

Friday, 03 October 2008 20:57

The Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers has awarded 27 students a total of $82,000 for the 2008-2009 academic year. The AWFS scholarship committee gave out more scholarships this year than it has in the history of the program. In the General Industry category, $40,000 of the total went to students pursuing degrees or certificates in industry-related programs, such as fine woodworking, wood science, furniture studies and technology education.



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