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Milwaukee show sees active crowd interest

Thursday, 04 December 2008 15:06

The third annual Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show in Milwaukee was held Sept. 27-28 at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee. Similar to its sister show in Providence, R.I., and other furniture shows that have been held during healthy and unhealthy economic times, some exhibitors made great sales, others had no sales, and many obtained good contacts that often lead to down-the-line sales.



Winners named in ’08 Veneer Tech contest

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 16:48

Gregg Novosad of Divine Design in Palatine, Ill., won the top prize in the fourth annual Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge, a contest sponsored by Veneer Technologies for best use of natural veneer.



Wisconsin pair shines at RTA contest

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 16:47

Madison (Wis.) Area Technical College came away with two of four awards at the recent IWF/WoodLINKS USA ready to assemble furniture (RTA) competition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.



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.



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