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By Bill Esler | Updated: 02/20/2013 11:32:00 PM
Italian cabinetry firm Tecnoform built out Airstream Trailer's Land Yacht concept trailer, with boat decking floors and cabinetry wrapped sumptuously in teak veneer.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 02/16/2013 7:06:00 PM
Furniture and cabinetry remodeling sales ride up with the barometer of consumer confidence, which indicates how renters and existing homeowners will feel about spending on themselves and their homes.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 02/13/2013 6:00:00 AM
Enrolled in Wood Smyth's entry-level woodworking class, following my completion of 'Overview of Secondary Wood Industry' at Stiles. Here are my classmates, and our first project.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 02/02/2013 2:32:00 PM
To make oak barrels in the U.S., Demptos Tonnellerie of Bordeaux, France operates the Demptos Napa Cooperage in California. Traditional hand crafting is combined along with specialized bending equipment and laser etching, shown in a video.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 01/28/2013 10:47:00 PM
The U.S. Senate approved Hurricane Sandy relief totaling $50 billion today. The release of the funds will further ignite the rebuilding and remodeling boom in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut that is running at five times the pace of other regions.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 01/27/2013 6:04:00 PM
A new wood industry recognition program - Best Rated Custom Woodworkers - commences next month, and will be formally launched at Cabinets & Closets Expo 2013.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 01/26/2013 11:31:00 AM
Should Masco acquire Fortune Brands Home & Security? The parent of MasterBrand Cabinetry and Simonton Windows would mix well with Masco's offerings, says Mad Money financial commentator Jim Cramer.