Out of the Woodwork

Puzzle maker crafts corporate gift line

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 July 2016 00:00

puzzleVermont Woodshop, a puzzle maker in Rutland, Vt., recently launched a corporate gift line branded with company logos or business cards.



‘Salvage Dawgs’ create paint

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

salvage1Woodcraft added a new furniture paint and topcoat developed by Black Dog Salvage, an architectural salvage company based in Roanoke, Va., and also home of the reality-style TV show “Salvage Dawgs.”



Rockler gets ‘hands-on’ with new woodworkers

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2016 00:00

keepsake_boxApril was National Woodworking Month, according to Rockler, which celebrated with a series of hands-on project kits and classes to teach basic skills. Projects included an ice cream scoop with a turned handle, a wood-handled knife, a floating wall shelf and a decorative keepsake box.



Timing it right

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 11 April 2016 00:00

oow1A Philadelphia designer is mass-producing a line of wooden watches. Lorenzo Buffa, owner of Analog Watch Co., says a college thesis project led to him create the “Carpenter Collection: Minimalist Wooden Watches.”



Build to suit: Custom skateboards

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 March 2016 00:00

oow3Marwood, a veneer supplier in Jeffersonville, Ind., is popular with skateboarders. The company targets custom builders, pushing hard maple and a seven-ply construction technique.



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