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Wood-Mizer honors annual contest winners

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

wood-mizerNow in its 15th year, Wood-Mizer’s Personal Best competition drew entries from around the world and left the judges with some difficult decisions.

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WMMA hits Capitol Hill to lobby for the industry

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

Representatives of the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America said the organization had a successful legislative lobbying event in Washington, D.C. in September. The annual event, called the “Legislative Fly-in,” is highlighted by member visits to the offices of their U.S. representatives and senators.

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Phoenix woodworking school has new workspace

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

phoenixNow in its third year of operation, the Southwest School of Woodworking in Phoenix has a new space and amenities to expand its student body. Founder and director Raúl Ramirez says the new 5,300-sq.-ft. building is five times larger than the previous school, featuring three classrooms and bench rooms, a fully equipped machine room, a library and gallery space. And, to beat the Arizona heat, it also features central air conditioning.

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DMT happy with investment in ‘Rough Cut’

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

dmtShows produced for public television depend on viewers like you and, of course, sponsors. “Rough Cut: Woodworking with Tommy Mac” is doing well on both counts.

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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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