October 2016

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Double-digit growth makes for bustling IWF.

North Carolina woodworker takes Best of Show award.

San Diego man wins Craftsman’s Challenge at IWF.

WOOD MARKETS: Exotic species sales boosted by recent trends.


FINISHING: Reading product data sheets. By Greg Williams

PRO SHOP: The blunt truth. By David Getts

THE CUTTING EDGE: Thermwood’s eCabinets System. By R.W. Lee

Tools & Techniques

Seven companies capture IWF Challengers’ Awards.

Kreg Tool debuts several new products at IWF.

AXYZ International unveils Optimus panel processor.

Axiom Tool debuts Elite Series.

Staying on the straight and narrow.


HOME ON THE RANGE: Cole Custom Cabinets offers soup-to-nuts service and a small-town feel in Wyoming.

LIVING IN TOMORROWLAND: Even small shops need to plan for future expansion when considering CNC purchases.

SLEEK AND SIMPLE: Trends in modern kitchens are tending toward conservative tones and design, but that might not last long.