The Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern, Pa., is hosting its 25th annual Woodworking Competition and Exhibition, “The Art of the Stool”, recognizing the beauty and potential of everyday objects.
Though rare and difficult to find, spalted maple, with its eye catching black wavy streaks, is in high demand, according to hardwood and veneer suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News.
The Fine Furnishings Show, held Nov. 9-11 in Providence, R.I., honored several exhibitors with Best of Show awards.
Pennsylvania Lumbermen’s Mutual Insurance Co. presented a check for $44,820 and 300 smoke detectors to the Philadelphia Fire Department Foundation during the Insurance Society of Philadelphia’s annual Independence on Nov. 14.
The American National Standards Institute recently approved the AWI 0620 – Finish Carpentry Installation Standard, a first of many in the upcoming suite of new architectural woodwork standards.
Olon Industries (Ontario, Canada) and LICAR spa (Pordenone, Italy) have formed a joint venture company, OL Frontal Solutions LLC, that will manufacture five-piece cabinet doors and drawer fronts for North American customers at Olon’s facility in Jeffersonville, Ind.
Lockdowel’s snap-in drawer slides were recently tested by Integrity Testing Laboratories and have passed all ANSI/BIFMA testing requirements for hardware as specified by the Woodwork Institute and the Architectural Woodwork Institute, according to the company.