In This Issue
Gabriel McKeagney has designed and manufactured a stunning reproduction of a Hearst Castle ceiling. McKeagney hails from big Tempo, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
He is the fifth-generation of a family known for its skills in woodwork, blacksmithing, and masonry.
Despite changes in the workplace and the way people work, most contract and office furniture manufacturers had a strong year, although there were some sales declines.
OSHA defines combustible dust as “fine particles that present an explosion hazard when suspended in the air, in certain conditions.” For a combustible dust explosion to occur, five factors must be present: fuel (combustible dust), ignition (heat or spark), oxygen (air), dispersion (dust suspension) and confinement. Removal of any one element will eliminate the possibility of occurrence. The following is a list of some of the agencies and organizations involved in monitoring dust hazards in the woodshop.
ATLANTA -- Woodworking Network's editorial team will produce three all-day symposia and the Leadership Forum on August 21, 2018 the day before IWF 2018 begins.
NEW YORK - The annual Architectural Digest Design Show opened in New York City last week to a crowd of over 40,000 design enthusiasts, homeowners, and professionals, as well as playing host to nearly 400 design brands. Held in Manhattan's Piers 92 & 94, the show featured the best in interior design, furnishings, handmade decor, appliances, and more from March 22-25.
There was an array of exceptionally-crafted wooden furniture on display. Some of our favorites can be seen above.
Q. We are seeing some end checking, and rarely some face checking, in the solid oak panels that we manufacture. The checking is right after finishing. We are thinking that our ovens might be too hot, or maybe the residence time is too long. Any guidance before we start changing things?