FDMC July 2022
In This Issue
Financing your future
With a big trade show on the horizon, are you ready to make an investment in your business?
Pricing Survey needs a few good projects
Volunteering a project teaches valuable lessons about pricing.
Are you ready to finance your next machine?
As business owners anticipate machinery shopping at IWF, a financing expert offers some advice.
Housing market & woodworking: Beyond the pandemic
This exclusive report looks at housing market trends and the impact on woodworkers’ spending plans.
Component sales projections remain strong: Exclusive report
Residential remains the top segment for the industry, but commercial is regaining strength. More details in this exclusive components benchmark study.
Take a closer look at Challenger Award finalists
Learn more about the 20 products that made the cut to be in the running for prestigious honors at IWF Atlanta.
Finalists named in IWF Challengers Award competition
A total of 86 products were considered for the IWF Challengers Distinguished Achievement Award, and that number has been whittled down to the top 20 finalists.
Handy jig makes setups easy
MicroJig Fit Finder ½ gauge automatically locates half-thickness of common parts.
Furniture for small humans, with big imaginations
TMC The Makers Creative uses imagination, inventiveness, and passion to transform spaces into remarkable and joyful experiences.
EBC tackles robotics in woodworking
EBC presenters will do a deep dive into robotics and other new woodworking technologies. Luke Elias, president of Muskoka Cabinet Company of Ottawa, Ontario, will discuss his company’s embrace of Industry 4.0, which includes an RFID-enabled robotic panel processing cell.
Seven tips for kiln drying oak plus more FAQs
The Wood Doctor also answers questions on using wood waste for landscaping, and cracks in 'mineral' maple.
Northern white-cedar and Atlantic white-cedar: Decay & insect resistant
These two unrelated species have almost identical properties.
Consistency over time wins the lean race
Don’t worry so much about the pace of your lean progress; just keep moving forward.
ESG: Here’s what Marriott — and soon everyone else — expects from you
SEC crackdown on greenwashing means research, and certifications are just the beginning.
Returning exhibitors vouch for WPE’s vital role in Lancaster’s regional market
MANHEIM, Pa. – The Wood Pro Expo brand showcases the value and need for regional industrial woodworking shows.
Cabinet solutions help custom shop keep up with demand
Pros find fast assembly solutions are ideal for some projects.
IWF materials finder
Don’t miss these material innovations at IWF!
Woodworkers converge on IWF
North America’s largest woodworking event offers numerous opportunities to gain industry knowledge, network and acquire new tools and technology.