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National training center planned in Colorado

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 November 2015 00:00

colorado2Dean Mattson, credited for revamping the high school shop program in Salem, Ore., is going national. With industry support, Mattson is working to open the National Woods Manufacturing Training Center in Peyton, Colo., in 2017.

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AWI survey points to stronger industry in 2016

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 November 2015 00:00

awiThe Architectural Woodwork Institute recently held its 63rd annual convention in Salt Lake City where results of the organization’s 2015 Cost of Doing Business Survey and Compensation Study were a hot topic.

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Woodcraft Supply sponsors new online how-to show

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00

woodcraftWoodcraft Supply is sponsoring a new online how-to show called “I Can Do That” that teaches a variety of basic woodworking projects.

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SAC honors N.J. artist with fellowship

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00

sac_artistThe 2015 John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship was recently awarded to Sarah Marriage, a furniture maker from Hoboken, N.J. The $25,000 fellowship is awarded annually to one artist and is administered by the Society of Arts and Crafts.

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Society of Arts and Crafts moving to new Boston digs

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00

sacThe Society of Arts and Crafts was recently awarded a 20,000-sq.-ft. indoor and outdoor area on Boston’s waterfront to conduct its programs and further expand its mission in the near future. The non-profit organization, which has been advocating and promoting craftspeople for the last 118 years, has been at its Newbury Street location in the city’s Back Bay area for the last 40 years.

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