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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).

WFPA selects Jason Spadaro as executive director

Olympia, Wash. – The Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA) Executive Committee has selected Jason Spadaro as its executive director. This action follows Spadaro’s acceptance of the WFPA interim Executive Director role in July shortly after the sudden passing of then Executive Director Mark Doumit.

William Penn Cabinetry remains shuttered

FREEBURG — Production at the William Penn Cabinetry company remains shut down and financial problems appear to have spread to sister company Stanley Woodworking, according to an item in the Daily Item newspaper. 

Millwork employee faces embezzlement charges

A federal indictment has been made that charges a Loretto, Tennessee, woman with three counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft, related to an embezzlement scheme which exceeded $200,000 of Paycheck Protection Program funds.

Silica free surfacing 

Sintered stone manufacturer, Lapitec, has announced the availability of its sintered stone using its patented Biorite mineral, which the company says is completely free of crystalline silica.