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Wood You Wear: Prada Glasses in Malabar Ebony and Black Walnut

By Bill Esler Posted: 04/22/2015 3:35PM

The Malabar ebony temples and massive black walnut frames on these Prada Raw sunglasses would be impossibly garish if made of plastic. Wood somehow mitigates the excesses of the design. And the price: a cool $450.


Could Norcraft Cabinetry Sale to FBHS Spur Shareholder Suits?

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 04/19/2015 7:33PM

The acquisition of Norcraft Companies, Inc. by MasterBrand parent Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. could be blocked by shareholder lawsuits. A law firm specializing in such actions says it is seeking litigants now.


All for the Want of a Trustworthy Adhesive: A Cautionary Tale

By Bill Esler Posted: 03/29/2015 9:50AM

The adhesive story of the decade is without a doubt that of Lumber Liquidators. The billion dollar flooring firm is suffering through the worst that the investment community has to offer, abetted by a tale too complex for the media to convey.


Brooklyn Woods Has Trained Over 700 in Cabinet Manufacturing

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 03/25/2015 10:46AM

Brooklyn Woods offers grant-funded cabinetry, furniture and casegoods manufacturing training, in a seven-week program for underemployed New Yorkers interested in joining the industry.




What To Do With Lumber Liquidators Flooring? Let It Off-gas

By Bill Esler Posted: 03/12/2015 5:48AM

Thousands of consumers are perplexed about with to do with their Lumber Liquidators laminate floors: tear them up? re-coat them? The best approach, experts say, is nothing at all or, if it's recently installed, open the windows.


Threat to Lumber Exports Seen in Tea Party Ex-Im Bank Battle

By Bill Esler Posted: 03/10/2015 8:03AM

BCH Trading sells Southern yellow pine and American hardwoods to buyers around the world. It relies on the Federal Export-Import Bank to guarantee buyer loans. But the Bank will close in June 30 unless Congress see beyond a narrow ideological divide on the matter.


Etsy, Popular Woodworking Market, Gets Serious About Finances

By Bill Esler Posted: 03/06/2015 7:46AM

Etsy, the online market popular for selling custom woodwork and other goods, filed for a public stock offering U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock


Shopping Seriously for Wood Products - Now It's Personal

By Bill Esler Posted: 01/26/2015 5:37PM

Because we're aging in place and emptying our nest, my wife and I need new furniture, cabinets, and floors. This is what it's like to buy it now.


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