A day-long edgebanding seminar sponsored by Weinig Holz-Her and Viking Machinery drew more than 60 attendees - a record for the college's many woodworking-related events.
Wisconsin has the highest concentration of Accredited Skill Evaluators in North America.
The event took place inside Festool’s mobile training center, a fully equipped, self-contained semi-trailer.
The contestants had less than eight hours to complete a side table designed by Patrick Molzahn of Madison College.
Participants also had the opportunity to learn about the latest trends in finishing.
The career path of Ethan Harrison, representing the U.S. in the Cabinetmaking at WorldSkills this year, will be related at the Executive Briefing Conference in San Jose.
More than 30 woodworkers and students from industry and education gathered to attend a recent lunch and learn sponsored by Stiles Machinery and 3M and held at Madison College.
Madison College recently hosted a day-long finishing seminar, with over 50 individuals from small to large operations throughout the Midwest gathered to expand their knowledge of coatings and trends in wood finishing.
Everything relative to edgebanding, banding materials and adhesives got the full-court press recently at Madison College as more than 60 manufacturers, vendors and others gathered to learn how to attain that perfect edge treatment.
By Steve Ehle