Out of the Woodwork

Mastercam competition

Monday, 16 May 2011 00:00

56_guitar_01CNC Software, manufacturer of Mastercam CAD/CAM software, is accepting entries for its Innovator of the Future competition, in which students design and machine a working guitar capo - a device fastened over the fingerboard to shorten the strings uniformly to allow the guitar to be played in a different key.



Spanning the globe

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 April 2011 00:00

56_oowWhat began as a hobby quickly evolved into a business for Ron Bird of Handcrafted Garden Bridges in Mena, Ark. Bird produces wooden garden bridges and other handcrafted garden d├ęcor for clients around the world who want to improve their landscaping.



National Tradesmen Day

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 18 April 2011 00:00

56b_oowThere's a day for lefties (Aug. 13) and secretaries - excuse me, administrative assistants (April 27) - so why not a day for tradesmen. Irwin Tools has made it somewhat official by declaring Sept. 16 as National Tradesman Day.



A bright idea

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

64_lamp_01James Eddy, of James Eddy Woodworks in Douglas, Mass., handcrafts a variety of furnishings for the home. His most distinct offering, however, includes a variety of wooden lamps and shades.



Attendance up at Imm Cologne

Monday, 14 March 2011 00:00

64_brightidea_01The year couldn't have started better for the interior and kitchen industry, according to the organizers of Imm Cologne, Germany's annual furniture fair, and the Living Kitchen exhibit.



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