'Super' Wood Glue, Reclaimed Flooring and Paula Deen Most Read

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 06/27/2013 2:55PM

 

A new "super" wood glue report was the most viewed item on Woodworking Network in the same week that Paula to clear her name and salvage her career, including a licensing deal with Universal Furniture.

Flooring also proved popular this week, including a story on Maine Heritage Timber's reclaimeing of centruy-old wood from the depths of lakes and rivers in northern Maine and a how-to video on replacing a single floor board.

WWN's story on Fortune Brands, parent company of MasterBrand Cabinets, completing its purchase of vanity cabinet and sink maker WoodCrafters Home Products, also made the top five list of most viewed items for the week.

Nexabond Bioformix wood adhesive

Can This Super Glue Work for Woodshops?

By Bill Esler | Posted: June 25, 2013 - 11:01 AM

A wood adhesive uses a new approach to bonding joinery. Eliminating water as a solvent, it is activated by salts contained in the wood fibers, and bonds in minutes. The challenge: users must cut tighter joints.

Maine Heritage Timber Reclaimed Wood Flooring

Maine Heritage Timber Turns Lost Wood into Prized Flooring

By Rich Christianson | Posted: June 18, 2013 - 12:21 PM

Maine Heritage Timber of Millinocket, ME, is creating 21st wood flooring using materials logged a century or more ago.

Universal Furniture Paula Deen Home

Universal Furniture Reacts to Paula Deen Controversy

By Rich Christianson | Posted: June 24, 2013 - 3:39 PM

Universal Furniture, which licenses a line of furniture from Paula Deen, said it plans to send a letter to retailers noting that it is closely monitoring facts emerging from the TV personality's admission that she used racial slurs.

 WoodCrafters Home Products bathroom vanity  

Fortune Brands Acquires Vanity-Maker WoodCrafters Home Products

By Rich Christianson | Posted: June 25, 2013 - 10:02 AM

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., parent of MasterBrand Cabinets, has acquired WoodCrafters Home Products for $300 million.

   

How to Replace a Single Floor Board

Posted: April 1, 2013 - 8:48 PM

A superhero woodworker drops in to show the proper way to repair a broken board on gym floor before it is sanded.

 SpringBreak Wood Watches  

Wood Watches Make Fashion Statement

By Michaelle Bradford | Posted: June 13, 2013 - 2:15 PM

A wood watch product line from SpringBreak is set to launch, combining fashion and sustainability in a trendy accessory.

 Hammary Chair Recall  

Hammary Furniture Recalls Dining Side Chairs

By Rich Christianson | Posted: June 15, 2013 - 9:35 PM

Hammary Furniture of High Point, NC, has issued a voluntary recall for approximately 165 wood frame dining side chairs because they pose a fall hazard.

 Thos. Moser Cabinetmaker  

Thos. Moser Cabinetmaker Builds Rocker

Posted: June 19, 2013 - 3:38 PM

Cabinetmaker Brenda Swett builds a Thos. Moser New Gloucester Rocker.

 Wood Mode cabinetry  

Wood-Mode Adds Employee Alert System

By Bill Esler | Posted: June 18, 2013 - 9:30 PM

Wood-Mode has added Amerilert service, which helps it notify employees of emergency news such as plant closures or delays.

 Lumber Liquidators, hardwood flooring  

Lumber Liquidators' Stock Drops on Formaldehyde Report

By Bill Esler | Posted: June 24, 2013 - 10:05 PM

Wood flooring supplier Lumber Liquidators' stock fell 11% to $76.63 following reports of formaldehyde in its China-sourced engineered flooring. An analyst for SeekingAlpha.com said lab test confirmed the high levels of formaldehyde.

 

About the Author

Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at rchristianson@woodworkingnetwork.com or follow him on Google+.

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