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Larry Adams

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

Würth opens 24/7 retail shop in North America

Vaughan, ON -- Wurth Canada has opened its first Pick-Up Shop in North America that allows woodworkers access to the store around the clock and any day of the week. The Toronto-area store allows woodworkers with an approved status to visit the store any day of the week through a QR Code system. The customer has up to one hour to shop and look around the store at their convenience. After they have scanned the products at the self-checkout counter, the selected items are automatically billed to the customer’s existing account – no need for on-the-spot payment. 

Woodworking Industry News

Deimco hosted U.S. Senator; hired new technicians

Tama, Iowa – Deimco Finishing Equipment, a designer and builder of custom finishing and material handling systems, recently hosted a U.S, Senator. U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) recently toured the recently expanded facility. She was participating in a 99-County tour of Iowa when she toured the facility. The Tama, Iowa-based facility underwent a 10,800-sq.-ft. expansion in early 2021. 

Woodworking Industry News

Tip over hangtag rule proposed

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s proposed rule for a mandatory furniture stability standard includes a requirement for a new hangtag that would highlight a product’s performance and technical data for consumers, according to the American Home Furnishings Alliance.