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Michaelle Bradford
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Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Managing Editor for Woodworking Network. She has more than 19 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.

Lowe's Partners with Craftsy to Offer Free Woodworking Classes

MOORESVILLE, NC -- Lowe's and Craftsy, which offers a number of online courses for DIYers, have teamed up, offering two free woodworking courses: Custom Built-In Shelves and Building a Raised-Bed Garden.Both courses offer six to seven HD video lessons, along with class materials -- supply lists and tooling tips, detailed instructions and demonstrations as well as answers by woodworking experts Kyle Kwiatkowski and Andy and Karen Chapman, respectively.

Technology, Supplies and Education Available at AWFS 2015

AWFS Fair 2015 hits Las Vegas, NV, this summer from July 22 to 25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Woodworking machinery manufacturers and suppliers will display the latest advances and developments in equipment technology and product supplies.Business is booming for many large and small wood products manufacturers and the biennial event provides those shop owners and manufacturing executives a chance to network and pick up best practices tips from industry experts. What’s more they can discover new machinery and supplies to develop products faster and more efficiently.

Remodelers' Confidence Grows, New Business Opportunities Available

As the year kicks into high gear, after a busy spring and a strong start to the summer construction months, remodeling studies, surveying both professionals and homeowners, suggest optimism and continued growth for the industry for the remainder of 2015.The National Association of Remodelers (NARI) released its first quarter report which indicated NARI members were in a better position over the same period the year prior, and those members also felt very optimistic about business conditions.

Unique Ash and Walnut Arcade Cabinet is a Gamer's Delight

This full-sized ash and American walnut arcade cabinet offers gamers a nostalgic feel of the 1980s and 1990s game rooms with its retro and futuristic look.The vintage-looking cabinet called Pixelkabinett 42, was created by Swedish craftsman Love Hulten, and it is coin operated and designed for at least two players.Pixelkabinett 42 is a custom, made-to-order limited series only available in 50 editions. Features include bun feet that resemble rocket nozzles, a planetarium design on the front of the cabinet and an engraved Saturn speaker grill.