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Larry Adams
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Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).

Woodworking Industry News

Hardwood plywood celebrates while cabinet industry continues to fight

Even as one wood products industry celebrates a recent Commerce Department trade ruling, another industry continues to fight a battle it thought it had already won. The commerce department recently ruled in favor of the hardwood plywood (HWPW) industry that claimed that HWPW products assembled in Vietnam using Chinese source materials were an evasion of tariffs that might be as high as 200 percent. 

Woodworking Industry News

Cabinet sales rose in June

According to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey, participating cabinet manufacturers reported an increase in overall cabinet sales of 21.3% for June 2022 compared to the same month in 2021.