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Peters lauded for his genius, generosity

Monday, 23 November 2009 18:57

Alan Peters, who was a celebrated furniture designer, master craftsman and teacher, died Oct. 11 in his hometown of Minehead in the British county of Somerset. To a generation, he was considered by many as Britain's foremost furniture maker.



Furniture artist receives ACC fellowship

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 23 November 2009 18:56

Rosanne Somerson, professor of furniture design at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I., is among this year's inductees into the American Craft Council's College of Fellows.



Exhibitors are optimistic in Providence

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 23 November 2009 18:54

10_carl_schlemanEighty exhibitors crossed their fingers and hoped for the best at the 14th annual Fine Furnishings and Fine Craft Show, held Oct. 23-25 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I.



East Teak buys Thompson Mahogany Co.

Monday, 23 November 2009 18:52

Historic company that was one of the nation's top genuine mahogany importers will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary



Stanley Works joins with Black & Decker

Monday, 23 November 2009 18:49

Merger agreement unites two iconic tool companies with no significant product overlap and could improve growth prospects



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