FDMC September 2022
In This Issue
Stunning stairway captures 2022 Craftsman’s Challenge
Split crotch mahogany in a curved residential stairway topped the 2022 Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge.
Seven Trees Woodworking branches out
The architectural millwork, door and custom cabinetry maker has added private label furniture to its product portfolio.
Will Sampson to reveal 'What's Wrong with Pricing in Woodworking' at WPE Lancaster
MANHEIM, Pa. – Estimating what to charge for a custom woodworking project is a delicate balance. Bid too high and the job is lost. Bid too low and the profit shrinks.
MJB Wood Group opens new 500,000-square-foot facility
The new plant located near Bristol, Indiana, will replace MJB Wood Group’s 228,000-square-foot facility in Elkhart, Indiana.
Cutting & Grinding (Cutting Tools & Grinders)
Cutting tools in the 21st century
New toolmaking demand lies ahead in woodworking as housing and lumber markets explode.
WMIA presents 2022 Wooden Globe Awards
The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) has named its Innovator, Educator, and Commitment to Excellence Through Technology award winners in the Wooden Globe Awards.
Lean and the Peter Principle
How did your management team come to be?
American holly: One of the whitest woods known
American holly, the state tree of Delaware, is a fantastic tree, with brilliant red berries and dark green leaves that are popular decorations during the Christmas season, but it is mostly known in woodworking circles as one of the whitest woods known.
Troubleshooting end checks in maple
Gene Wengert, the Wood Doctor, answers questions about end checks in maple, sanding, and using PEG to stabilize wood.
Pricing survey: A tale of three kitchens
Three kitchens, three projects, three prices — what would you charge?
Knives on the cutting edge
Utility knives go high-tech with new offerings from ToughBuilt and Knipex.
Technology is not the enemy of craftsmanship
Some revere handwork over machine work, but both have their place and deserve respect.