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Three cheers for veneer

Three cheers for veneer

A woodworker’s guide to cuts, adhesives, substrates and more


Architectural program encourages hands-on learning

Each student in the professional master architectural degree program at the University of Kansas School of Architecture and Design is required to take at least one hands-on class to build something, whether it’s a piece of furniture or a construction project.


Next IBS will be an in-person event

The National Association of Home Builders announced it will host the 2022 International Builders’ Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. from Feb. 8-10.


ISDF holds second juried competition

The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) recently announced the 12 winners of its Innovation + Design 2021 Competition and Exhibition.

Accurate Pattern

Accurate Pattern achieves ISO certification

Accurate Pattern, a patternmaking and fixturing shop in Butler, Wis. announces it has received the Certificate of Registration for ISO 9001: 2015, effective July 29, 2021.


Gains in remodeling should continue

Strong growth in home improvement and maintenance expenditures is expected to continue over the coming year

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A surprise sale

Unexpected commissions are the best kind, especially when they come out of nowhere when you have extra time on your hands.

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One-armed, once again

What’s the opposite of ambidextrous? Spoiler alert: It’s me.

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They’re new, and they’re nice

I love new tools, but two that I’ve gotten in recent months have proven to be real keepers.


The price is (almost) right

Lumber prices are falling, and that’s good. But availability is still spotty for the “good stuff.”