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Design Reality Show Exposes Challenges of Custom Furniture Design

By Denise Butchko Posted: 03/03/2015 9:23AM

Most consumers have no awareness of what is involved in the conception, designing, engineering and building of custom furniture. Ellen's Design Challenge reality show exposed the intricacies of custom furniture and cabinet design.


MBVC's Shades of Grey - Vtec Cerused Oak

By Dan Meyerson Posted: 02/27/2015 2:39PM

It's true - we are finishing the Valentine's month joining the promotion of "everything is Grey," and it's not just about the movie, but design trends have also been on a "grey" theme for some time.


Good Design Leads To A Good Career

By Denise Butchko Posted: 02/27/2015 10:43AM

Designer Denise Butchko gave a presentation at Lanham, MD-based Closet America, emphasizing how design is driving growth in the industry and the variety of opportunities available.


Is Wood Part of the Ecosystem?

By Chuck Ray Posted: 02/25/2015 10:08PM

So many academic forestry programs have transformed themselves into "ecosystems" programs over the last decade or so that some say this new definition of "those who study the forest" is too broad for potential employers to evaluate. But is really is a matter of perspective.




Franklin Prosensor 710: Finds Studs & Joists Without all the Noise

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 02/24/2015 8:42PM

Cabinetmakers often find themselves searching for pesky joints and studs while up a ladder. My state of affairs was worse because my stud finder was driving me nuts. I needed to find a tool that would allow me to regain my faith in electronic stud finder technology.


Homeland Security Furniture: $148 Million Spending Spree?

By Karen Koenig Posted: 02/24/2015 4:09PM

The Department of Homeland Security should be sitting pretty comfortably these days. Between fiscal year 2010 and 2014, the DHS spent approximately $148 million on office furniture and makeovers.


'Coolbox' Redefines the Toolbox with Modern Tech Compatibility

By Randy Maxey Posted: 02/23/2015 7:00AM

The toolbox you lug around on the job site is usually nothing more that a container for your tools. It’s a single-purpose necessity for keeping your most-often used tools handy. A creative group of guys have set out to redefine what a toolbox should be. They call it the Coolbox.


Look to the Future: Get Kids in the Shop to Support Woodworking's Next Generation

By Randy Maxey Posted: 02/22/2015 7:02PM

Hands-on, technical skills aren't being taught and encouraged in U.S. public education as they once were. So it's up to parents, grandparents, and potential employers to fund and provide a basic understanding of woodworking and provide practical training.


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