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NHFMA honors past chairmen in exhibit


The New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association presented Leadership at Work: Works of the N.H. Furniture Masters’ Chairmen, Jan. 17 at its gallery in downtown Concord, N.H.

The guild is celebrating its 25th anniversary by reflecting on its growth and accomplishments. The exhibit is an opportunity to also honoring its 10 past chairmen.


“Each acted as a leader for the organization, diligently working to uphold their mission: to preserve and promote the art of fine furniture making,” the guild said in a statement.

Exhibitors include David Lamb of Canterbury, N.H.; Terry Moore of Wilmot, N.H.; Howard Hatch of Portland, Maine; Bill Thomas of Rindge, N.H.; Garrett Hack of Center Thetford, Vt.; Tom McLaughlin of Canterbury, N.H.; Richard Oedel of Boston; Jeffery Cooper of Portsmouth, N.H., and Roger Myers of Stratham, N.H.

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Paradise City rescheduled

The Paradise City Marlborough Arts Festival was postponed from its Spring dates (Mar. 20-22) to June 12-14 at the Royal Plaza Trade Center in Marlborough, Mass. due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An award-winning fair of fine craft, art and sculpture in the Boston area, the show features 175 exhibitors of various mediums from across the country, and also has food, live music, woodturning demonstrations and more.

The Paradise City Northampton Show has also been postponed to Aug. 1-3 at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, Mass.


“Event dates are a moving target these days,” show director Linda Post told Woodshop News in March. “We have just made the decision to move our Northampton show from Memorial Day Weekend to the first weekend in August. Right now, we are sticking with the June dates for the rescheduled Marlborough show, and I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it stays on those dates.”

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This article originally appeared in the May 2020 issue.

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