Carpenters Union TV Shows Real Cabinetmaking, Woodwork

By Bill Esler | Posted: 10/06/2013 5:07PM

 

"Built to Last," is a product of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters' Labor and Management Committee in production partnership with Lakeshore Public Television. The home was built during its second season. Beginning in 2013, the show goes national. Sponsors of Season 2 include SPI Coatings, Ozinga Concrete, Bosch Tools, and Great Northern Lumber. - See more at: http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/wood-market-trends/woodworking-industry-news/production-woodworking-news/Carpenters-Union-Build-Green-Home-for-TV-Show-173426301.html#sthash.jmbLwQKp.dpuf

"Built to Last," a television show prooting quality carpentry and cabinetmaking, was produced by the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters' Labor and Management Committee in production partnership with Lakeshore Public Television.

Sponsors of Season 2, which airs beginning January 25, 2014, include SPI Coatings, Ozinga Concrete, Bosch Tools, and Great Northern Lumber.

The Carpenters Union operates an apprenticeship program used by both union and non-union shops in the Chicago area. This summer, the union local produced a public television series promoting union cabinetry, flooring and construction workers to consumers. 

 

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Bill Esler, Woodworking Network, WMS

Bill Esler

Bill Esler, Editorial Director, Woodworking Network Bill is responsible for overall content at WoodworkingNetwork.com Woodworking Network magazine, and related newsletters. Bill also manages event programs for Woodworking Network Live conferences at the Woodworking Machinery & Supplies Expo in Toronto and Cabinets & Closets Expo. He developing audience engagement programs using custom digital printing, live lead-generating events, custom websites, and custom digital and print content. Read Bill Esler's woodworking blogs. He can be reached at besler@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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