August 2016

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AWI names new education director.

Graduating seniors gain craft center scholarships.

Period furniture makers gather in Pennsylvania.

WOOD MARKETS: Hickory sales boosted by rustic reawakening.


THE CUTTING EDGE: UV flatline finishing. By Tim Workman

FINISHING: Step panels. By Greg Williams

PRO SHOP: Workflow management. By David Getts

Tools & Techniques

Grizzly rolls out new industrial panel saw.

Anderson America offers “future-proof” capability for routers.

SuperMax Tools adds dust-collector line.

Spindle speed will make your head spin.

Navigate the used-machinery market with some savvy.


A FAMILY FOUNDATION: Kountry Kraft is built on a Pennsylvania work ethic and based on strong family ties.

PROCESS AND PROFIT: The two can go hand-in-hand in your shop with just a few efficient steps taken to streamline the workload.

DRAWN TO THE DRAWING BOARD: David Marshall loves the A-to-B process, especially stair design, at his Virginia shop.

BROADER HORIZONS: With more versatile machinery, the skill set in the shop is evolving to include media other than wood.