Out of the Woodwork

Making good with wood

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

oow1Urban Wood Goods, a furniture manufacturing business based in Gurnee, Ill., just north of Chicago, recently won an award from the Illinois Recycling Association for its use of recycled and reclaimed wood.



Two Maine companies celebrated for innovation

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

oow1The Maine Wood Products Association recognized two in-state companies — Pride Manufacturing Co. of Burnham and Longleaf Lumber Co. of Berwick — with its Pine Tree and Pine Cone awards, respectively.



Adirondack dreamin’

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

oow1Woodworking brothers Justin and Ian Martin have realized their lifelong dream of going into business for themselves. In 2012, they became the new owners of Adirondack Guideboat, a Vermont company that builds guide boats, sailing dories and rowing accessories from cedar. The company has been growing steadily ever since and adds new products and clients each year.



Woodworkers get respect in PBS series

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

oow1Season 2 of “A Craftman’s Legacy,” scheduled to begin this month on PBS, includes several episodes that focus on wood turners, furniture makers and craftspeople who work in media other than wood.



A shop that’s gone to the dogs

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 August 2015 00:00

oow1See Spot sleep in his custom bed. See Spot eat at his mahogany feeder. See Spot banished to his raised-panel crate.



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