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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).

SATA debuts a shining new logo

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. -- SATA GmbH & Co. KG a leader in the finishing industry has revamped its 3-D logo. The Germany-based company with U.S. offices in Spring Valley, Minn., offers a variety of spray guns as well as other products such as cup systems, breathing protection systems, and compressed air technology that makes SATA a system provider for the woodworking industry.

Home improvements expected to peak in 2022

Spending for home improvements and repairs is expected to expand at a stronger pace in 2022, but signs point to some easing of growth by year-end, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Make your own challenging stereo rack

In this project of the day sponsored by Laguna Tools, Willie Sandry the Thoughtful Woodworker details how to build a challenging mid-century modern stereo rack with vertical grooves, graceful tapered legs, and a unique pass-through detail that lets light inside the cabinet for an airy feel, yet still obscures wires for your components. This multi-video project is detailed with tips and step-by-step instructions. The videos are listed below.  For plans to make this rack, click here.