Woodworking Industry News

Residential furniture orders dip in February

Residential furniture orders fell slightly in February, down 1 percent compared to the year prior, according to the latest Furniture Insights survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors from Smith Leonard. According to the High Point, North Carolina-based consulting group, this was the first time since 2014 that new orders dropped from the previous year, and the second time since March 2013.

IWF Products

Automated steam bending machine makes IWF Challengers cut

With the introduction of the MagPi wood forming machine, SD Machinery says it has created an entirely new category of manufacturing equipment. MagPi, updated since the version shown at IWF 2014, now steam bends solid wood, as well as veneer panel and moulding, drying the material so it is ready to use in minutes.

Woodworking Industry News

Demystifying edgebanding at Madison College

Everything relative to edgebanding, banding materials and adhesives got the full-court press recently at Madison College as more than 60 manufacturers, vendors and others gathered to learn how to attain that perfect edge treatment.

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