It is often one of the most overlooked — yet integral — items in a retail store display. Slatwall has been around for a number of years, but it is only recently that the material is gaining the respect it deserves for its versatility and sustainability.
In the face of a still critical shortage of skilled personnel entering the wood industry, WoodLINKS USA was established as a partnership between industry and education. Today, after more than a decade of service in the United States, WoodLINKS provides a leading woodworking industry training program for students at all levels.
High-quality ready-to-assemble furniture was on display by WoodLINKS USA students at the August 2010 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta. More than $13,000 in prizes were handed out to five high schools and post-secondary institutions.
This special section brought to you by Custom Woodworking Business and WoodLINKS USA celebrates more than a decade of woodworking industry education partnership. . . and tells how you can become involved.
Décor Moulding and Paneling, part of Décor Group, Mississauga, ON, says it has found a way to turn more profit on its sawdust and other wood waste, adding machinery for converting it to briquettes that can be sold at higher prices in consumer markets. Briquettes are used in commercial boilers and by homeowners in wood burning stoves.