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Adding metal inlay to wood

Instructables user Ninjosh is a master of adding metal inlay to wooden objects.<p>Even with digital fabrication tools and trim routers, adding metal …

Woodworking

SawStop's New Summer Look

Some exciting news from the land of SawStop. Just announced for launch late summer 2017, SawStop is coming out with a new line of router tables, a …

Woodworking

How do you compare with other shops?

For all the connectivity of the modern world, woodworking shop owners operate much in isolation in their own workplaces. That makes for nagging …

Profit

12 rules for hiring a designer

Photo by RC Cabinets & Closets<p>Over twenty-five years in the closet business and after viewing other closets which I have been hired to make over, I …

Home Ownership

Woodturning a bowl from a beech log: how it’s done

Talented craftsman and master woodturner Pat Laperrière demonstrates how he makes a simple, yet striking wooden bowl from a beech log.<p>The video is …

Woodworking

5 practical tips to improve digital marketing

Are you overwhelmed by digital marketing? SEO, PPC, SEM, Social Media, URL. What the heck does all this stuff mean? How do you use it to grow your …

Woodshop blaze forces 15 families to evacuate their homes

<b>MANCOS, Colo.</b> – Nine fire departments and nearly 50 firefighters responded to a large fire Monday at Western Excelsior’s wood product plant in …

Aztecs

Women-owned custom woodshop invests $2.5 million in expansion; creates 30 jobs

<b>RICHMOND, Va.</b> – Karn Custom Woodwork (KCW), a manufacturer of cabinets and architectural millwork, will invest $2.55 million to expand its …

Fabrication

Artificial intelligence embedded in furniture? Ikea is considering

<b>COPENHAGEN, Denmark</b> – Swedish furniture giant Ikea’s Denmark-based innovation lab Space10 is currently surveying people about what they would wish to …

Artificial Intelligence

Etsy names new CEO and technology chief departs

<b>BROOKLYN, N.Y.</b> - Etsy, Inc., the online retailer that serves as a storefront for thousands of custom furniture makers and woodworkers, named Josh …

Nasdaq

12 practices of successful companies

When I travel to visit woodworking companies, I’m often asked, “How do we compare with other companies you’ve seen?”<p>That can be a difficult judgment …

Emerging Technology

New group seeks to return one million manufacturing jobs to U.S.

<b>CHICAGO</b> -- Return One Million Jobs has been created to raise $20 million to bring one million manufacturing jobs to the United States from offshore. …

Manufacturing

Millions of California oak trees are dying

A pathogen causing a phenomenon known as ‘sudden oak death’ has killed millions of oak and tanoak trees in California’s coastal forests since 1995.<p>It …

Dry-erase birch desk features erasable top surface

<b>NEW YORK</b> – You can write on Writeyboard's new dry erase birch desk.<p>The WriteyDesk is a functional and adaptable desk with a dry-erase top surface.<p>Two …

Office Furniture

Mysterious wooden giants appear in forest

Taking a walk in the woods and suddenly encountering a wooden giant might sound like something from a fairy tale, but it’s real life thanks to Danish …

Woodworking Network

Aluminum and plywood-lined modules have been proposed to house New York City's homeless population.<p>Wendell Castle passed away on Saturday, January …