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Robert Dalheim

Robert Dalheim is an editor at the Woodworking Network. Along with publishing online news articles, he writes feature stories for the FDMC print publication. He can be reached at

A walnut bench molds to the body for soft seating comfort

According to Adam Friedman, furniture designer, craftsman, and head of Los Angeles-based Sitskie Furniture, people have a love/hate relationship with upholstered furniture. He says people like the soft seating but are concerned about damage to the fabric, and style lastingness.As a solution, he developed furniture made of small, compressed lumber blocks which interlock together to gently mold to the human body. The result? – Long seating hours with no cushion necessary. Each item is made from solid domestic hardwood and comes in a walnut or ghost oak finish.

Cabinet-level access control system Senseon on display

Accuride International Senseon Secure Access Control System is a cabinet-level access control system. With no exposed hardware, Senseon offers invisible security designed for demanding commercial environments. Anywhere from 1 to 15 cabinet drawers or doors can be secured by a single system. Woodworking Network's Jared Patchin talks to Greg Rewers at the 2015 AWFS Fair about how it all works. See