IWF Video

Eureka MDF transforms rice straw into furniture, cabinetry, doors, and more

Woodworking Network contributor and custom woodworker Matt Buell visited the CalPlant booth at IWF 2022 in Atlanta, GA, to talk about Eureka MDF, a medium density fiberboard product made from post-harvest rice straw with no added formaldehyde. We spoke with Elden Reddig, Regional Sales Manager, Eureka MDF. Eureka Sustainable High Performance MDF matches the performance of traditional wood MDF. With excellent machinability, paintability and consistency, it can be used to make furniture, cabinetry, doors, mouldings and more.

Woodworking Industry News

Fire rips through family-owned North Carolina furniture plant

A massive fire broke out at the Morgan Chair factory in Stanfield, N.C., and officials said they faced a largely uphill fight. The West Stanly Fire Department told WCNC News in Charlotte that a call about a fire came in around 3:40 p.m. with crews arriving minutes later. A spokesman estimated that about 20% of the factory was already burned when they started working to fight the fire. The fire department reported that they also faced low water-pressure issues.

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster

CCF to display custom drawer making prowess at WPE Lancaster

MANHEIM, Lancaster County, Pa. – CCF Industries will showcase its extensive custom drawer box capabilities – dovetailed or doweled - at Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, Oct. 13-14 at Spooky Nook Sports. “If you can draw it, then we can build it,” is CCF's motto, Customers can choose from a wide variety of solid wood species, plywood, melamine, NAUF panels, and FSC materials. Side thicknesses include ½ in., 5/8 in., and ¾ in.