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From the Archives: Garry Knox Bennett still amazes a decade later

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 18 July 2016 00:00

archives0716Our late senior writer Brian Caldwell profiled Garry Knox Bennett (“The Amazing Mr. Bennett”) for the January 2006 issue after flying to Oakland, Calif., to spend time with the studio furniture icon. They bonded afterwards watching “Antique Roadshow.”

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WMIA hands out awards at annual WIC conference

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2016 00:00

The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association honored three members with its Wooden Globe awards for achievements in innovation, technology and education at April’s Woodworking Industry Conference in Cancun, Mexico.

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Relief fund president jumps into new job

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2016 00:00

simonJenifer Simon is the new program director for the Craft Emergency Relief Fund, an organization providing emergency relief, resources and help with grants and loans to artists of all disciplines. She succeeds Craig Nutt, who wants to devote more time to his studio furniture work.

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Crowds pack armory for Philadelphia show

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2016 00:00

phillyThe 22nd annual Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show had a solid turnout with more than 2,000 attendees filling the aisles April 8-10 at the 23rd Street Armory in downtown Philadelphia.

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From the Archives: Gamble on apprenticeship continues to pay off

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2016 00:00

archivesIt was just over a year ago that we profiled G. Keener & Co., so this is a relatively short look back. But the story of a young entrepreneur who was willing to take a risk bears repeating.

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