CCF Owner to Rebuild Drawer Plant, Rounded Stairs Top Wood News
Fire Destroys CCF Industries' Cabinet Drawer Plant

A devastating fire at CCF Industries, a manufacturer of custom dovetail wood drawers for the kitchen cabinet and closet industries, was the most viewed of the Top 10 wood industry reports this week. The owner vows to rebuild.

Also a rounded wooden staircase and 2014 Cabinets & Closets Expo were among the most popular reports.

Here are the wood industry's most viewed reports from the week:

CCF Industries Fire CCF Industries' Owner Vows to Reopen Drawer Business
By Rich Christianson | Posted: April 6, 2014 - 1:46 PM
The owner of CCF Ind., a manufacturer ofv wood drawers that sustained a devastating fire Friday morning, told Woodworking Network he plans to resume production as soon as possible.
Rounded Staircase by Stair Designer Ambassador Tess Nillson
By Matt Schumake | Posted: March 31, 2014 - 9:25 AM
Winding wooded staircases and handrails have been a specialty for Ness Tillson since 1980. Based in Gires, France, Tillson, moved from hand calculations and drafting on paper, to AutoCAD and other applications.
Salko Kitchens Custom Cabinet & Countertop Firm Cited for ComDust Violations
By Karen Koenig | Posted: April 3, 2014 - 9:18 AM
Custom cabinet and countertop maker Salko Kitchens Inc. faces fines of $51,800 for combustible dust and potential carcinogen exposure violations.
Meredith Hart Oneida Air Launches Young Wood Craftsman Scholarships
By Elizabeth Fuhrman | Posted: April 4, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Scholarships for next generation American Craftsmen in Wood were awarded by Oneida Air Systems, which named two winners of the Oneida Air Systems Future Craftsmen scholarship.
Utopia Fox TV Utopia Needs Woodworkers, for Fox TV Reality Show
By Bill Esler | Posted: April 1, 2014 - 4:47 PM
Woodworkers could land a role in building a brave new world. FOX TV is launching a reality television show, “UTOPIA," and issued a casting call for woodworkers, builders, and architects among other skills.
RSI Professional Cabinet Solutions RSI Expands Cabinetry Plant for European Frameless Cabinets
By Karen Koenig | Posted: April 2, 2014 - 11:00 AM
RSI Professional Cabinet Solutions caps off a busy year's worth of activity with the the completion of a 50,000-square-foot expansion at its Mira Loma, CA, facility.
Ark Encounter Big Wood Boats: Noah Puts Ever Popular Ark Projects in Spotlight
By Michaelle Bradford | Posted: March 31, 2014 - 5:13 PM
Ancient, wooden boats are hot: Take a look at the Noah's Ark replicas showing up all over including in the controversial, box office hit "Noah."
Paul Downs Cabinetmaker Speaks His Mind at Cabinets&Closets 2014
By Bill Esler Posted: 04/09/2014 11:00AM
Paul Downs, cabinetmaker and NY Times bloggist, gave a riveting keynote at Cabinets & Closets Expo 2014. Then Laurel Didier revealed "Mind of the Woodworker" benchmark study. The event runs through April 11 in Somerset, NJ.
Design Winners Feted at 2014 Cabinets & Closets Gala Awards
By Michaelle Bradford Posted: 04/09/2014 8:00PM
Top closet and storage designers were celebrated at the 2014 Cabinets & Closets Gala Awards reception, held April 9 at the Hotel Somerset-Bridgewater in Somerset, NJ.

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