Out of the Woodwork
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 11 April 2016 00:00
A 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.”
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 March 2016 00:00
Marwood, a veneer supplier in Jeffersonville, Ind., is popular with skateboarders. The company targets custom builders, pushing hard maple and a seven-ply construction technique.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 February 2016 00:00
Jonathan Orpin, founder and owner of New Energy Works Timberframers and Pioneer Millworks in Farmington, N.Y., was recently named president of the Timber Framers Guild. Orpin has served on the guild’s board of directors and chaired its 2015 annual conference.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00
Stan Munro of North Syracuse, N.Y., began “toothpicking” as a hobby when he was in the fifth grade. Little did he know, then, how far he would take it 30 years later.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00
Urban 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.
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