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Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.

Bluewater Wood Alliance plans networking event at WMS

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – The Bluewater Wood Alliance (BWA), an Ontario-based wood products cluster comprised of 140 companies, invites participants of the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS) to attend a free networking event beginning at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 at the International Centre.

See Dynabrade's Extreme orbital sander on video and at WMS

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario - The Dynorbital Extreme random orbital sander from Dynabrade features an ergonomic design with a tractile soft grip. It is available in 5-in. and 6-in. diameter models without a vacuum or with a central vacuum. A 3/16-in. diameter orbit is offered for general sanding applications. A 3/23-in. diamter orbit also is available for ultra-fine finishing. Dyanabrade says key features of the Dynoribtal Extreme random orbital sanders include:

Caron introduces slimmer Shaker cabinet doors

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario - Caron Industries' new Shaker cabinet doors updates the sleek lines and simple beauty of the Shaker look with a slimmer, more stylish frame.  Caron lists some of the benefits and characteristics of its new Shaker door line, including:

Woodworkers replicate behemoth WWII bomb

Woodworkers Andy Lockhart and John Morel teamed up to replicate this Grand Slam bomb for the Bomber Command Museum of Canada.
NANTON, Alberta - The Bomber Command Museum of Canada, recently took delivery of a replica of the largest bomb using during World War II.