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By Bill Esler | Updated: 06/06/2013 1:55:00 PM
Health and safety are key concerns in sawdust collection. But so is productivity.
By Chip Yawney | Updated: 05/16/2013 7:21:00 PM
After a falling out with a general contractor, a client sought out A Cut Above to “do its magic” to fix some cabinets surgically altered to accommodate new appliances. But what happened to that contractor?
Updated: 04/29/2013 12:35:00 PM
Small business sales jumped dramatically in the first quarter 2013, up 56 percent compared with the same time the previous year, according to BizBuySell.com. What is behind the spike and will it have an impact on wood products companies?
Posted by Bill Esler | Updated: 04/24/2013 7:55:00 AM
Home improvement projects will total 400,000 through the third quarter, generating $20 billion in business for remodelers, cabinetmaking shops and other home improvement contractors, says Festool USA.
Posted by Bill Esler | Updated: 04/11/2013 9:09:00 PM
Aspiring woodworkers can now learn and hone skills at Community Woodshop, near Los Angeles. Founded by two brothers, it is outfitted with the latest in woodshop equipment from Bosch, Makita, and Laguna Tools.
By Rich Christianson | Updated: 04/03/2013 1:48:00 PM
The cabinet and storage industry rebound shines through with the debut of Cabinets & Closets Expo, a high-energy event showcasing the latest developments.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 04/02/2013 3:38:00 PM
Custom woodworking businesses serving residential markets use strategic social media, public relations, and marketing moxie, to rack up "Best Rated" kudos at Houzz, Yelp, Angie's List, Kudzu, and other sites. Here's a look at who they are, and how they've done it.