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By Bill Esler | Updated: 12/08/2012 10:00:00 AM
As woodshops expand and furniture and cabinet factories reactivate, pressure to find qualified workers rises. The shortage may arise from non-competitive pay scales, suggests one analyst.
By Jared Patchin | Updated: 12/04/2012 10:00:00 AM
Sharing the history of my young company. Last time we got up to the wood industry downturn and it's impact on Shutter Crafts, my family's company. Here's why I launched J Alexander Fine Woodworking.
By Bill Esler | Updated: 12/01/2012 11:46:00 AM
Azure Furniture owner Corbin Clay is a finalist in Ketel One Vodka's Gentleman's Call competition, cited for making beetle-kill pine furnishings trendy, while helping the wood industry and the environment.
By Jared Patchin | Updated: 11/27/2012 10:00:00 AM
Since many of these blog entries are being published both at my company's blog - J Alexander Fine Woodworking - and on my blog at the WoodWorkingNetwork, I figured I should share with the readers a little history of my young company.
Posted by Bill Esler | Updated: 11/26/2012 10:05:00 AM
A&B Woodworking invested in a Busellato Jet Optima RT nested based CNC Router, a move that kept the custom cabinetry and arhcitectural millwork shop afloat during the down economy.
Updated: 11/24/2012 11:29:00 AM
High end cabinets and custom work, remote location logistics, and planning fees add to high end vacation ski home project costs, says an analysis by Pollack+Partners.
By Jared Patchin | Updated: 11/20/2012 10:00:00 AM
An alder lamp table is unique - since half the project is made of metal. Here's how we cut, aligned, and finished it.