July 2017

wsn_0717_175News Desk

WMMA honors past president with Baldwin award.

Colonial Saw VP named WMIA chairman.

Stairbuilders trade group sees ‘challenges ahead’.

WOOD MARKETS: Less demand abroad helps domestic cherry sales.


FINISHING: The ‘Great Brewster Chair’ fake. By Bob Flexner

Tools & Techniques

VTM set to roll out Stema CNC at AFWS.

Grizzly table saw packs power into small footprint.

Valspar reformulates Zenith coatings line.

Senco goes small and light with FinishPro 30XP.

Aggregate heads offer all sorts of advantages.

Time changes attitudes toward waterborne coatings.


HIGH ART FOR EXPENSIVE TASTES: Staack Moore Woodworking built its national high-end clientele directly out of the Great Recession.

TOOLS THAT ONLY REQUIRE A TAP: There really is a useful app for almost any task you can envision in the woodshop.

EDUCATION MATTERS: Woodworking classes now are more important than ever.

FEEDER SYSTEM: The New England School of Architectural Woodworking in Massachusetts wants to be a solution to the labor shortage in the industry.