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Furniture Society lightens its approach

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 May 2015 00:00

The Furniture Society is gearing up for its annual conference, which this year will be referred to as a symposium with a program designed to give attendees a more relaxed and lighter agenda.

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Washington school honors former board chairwoman

Monday, 18 May 2015 00:00

The Port Townsend School of Woodworking in Port Townsend, Wash., honored Shelley Rust French with its annual Founders’ Award.

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Deadline set for Craftsman’s Challenge entries

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 April 2015 00:00

craftsmanEntries are now being accepted for the 2015 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge. The 11th annual contest highlights achievements by woodworkers through the use of natural wood veneer in furniture and casework products.

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Longtime Vermont woodworker receives top honor

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 April 2015 00:00

vermontThe Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association recently honored Mike Rainville, owner of Maple Landmark Woodcraft in Middlebury, Vt., with its Woodworker of the Year award.

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Society of Arts & Crafts hires new director

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

societyAs the new executive director for the Society of Arts & Crafts, Fabio J. Fernández is using his enthusiasm for the arts to keep handcrafted work alive and rejuvenated through the organization in the years to come. The SAC announced the appointment in January after a national search. He succeeds Beth Ann Gerstein who served as executive director for 21 years.

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