Weyerhaeuser's Investments, 'Floating' Credenza Most Viewed

Weyerhaeuser's Investments, 'Floating' Credenza Most ViewedWeyerhaeuser, already one of the world's biggest forest land owners looks to get even bigger following news of its $2.65 billion acquisition of 645,000 acres from Longview Timber LLC. The forestry giant also said it will spend $23 million for production upgrades at its dimensional softwood lumber mill in Drayton Valley, Alberta, in Canada. 

Weyerhaeuser's big news beat out a story and slide show of the award-winning C1 "floating" Credenza, a how-to video on white wood sanding and a disabling wood fire at a pellet plant in Arizona. Worth noting, the article "CNC for Non-Engineers Via Design Software Report, posted on April 25, was the third most viewed item last week and placed fifth this week.


Weyerhaeuser Invests to Cash in on Housing Boom

By Karen Koenig | Posted: June 17, 2013 - 3:12 PM

One of the world's largest private timberland owners and lumber producers, Weyerhaeuser looks to get even bigger following news of a $2.65 billion acquisition and plant upgrades as it bolsters its core timber business for the growing housing boom.


'Floating" Credenza Wins Design Gold

By Rich Christianson | Posted: June 14, 2013 - 9:44 AM

The C1 Credenza, designed by Marcus Friesl of Los Angeles-based mf Design Group and manufactured in Canada, was awarded Gold in the A' Design Award competition.

Chemcraft How-to Videos

How to Sand White Wood

By Sean Lechowicz | Posted: June 12, 2013 - 4:03 PM

Instructional video shows how to sand white wood.

Forest Energy Corporation wood pellet plant fire

Wood Pellet Plant Sustains $1M Loss in Fire

By Rich Christianson | Posted: June 13, 2013 - 3:26 PM

Forest Energy Corp., a manufacturer of wood pellets, sustained damages to equipment and inventory estimated at $1 million in a fire Tuesday afternoon.

CNC for Non-Engineers Via Design Software Support

Posted: April 25, 2013 - 7:48 PM

A machinery manufacturer with a mission to expand the use of computer numerical control (CNC) technology, typically programmed by engineers, to make this functionality available to students, and others with no programming background, finds a good reception.


Factory Tour Navy Island Plywood

Posted: June 12, 2013 - 8:08 PM

In 1983 at the age of 16, Jeff Stone began making furniture for friends and family out of his father's garage. Today, Navy Plywood operates a high-tech robotic shop.

 Gibson ES-335  

USDA Eases Effect of Lacey Act on Musical Instruments

By Wade Vonasek | Posted: June 13, 2013 - 9:28 AM

The USDA’s report concerning the carrying out of the 2008 amendments has largely removed musical instruments from the equation.

 ATM Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, Animal Planet Tanked, Stiles Machinery  

Animal Planet’s 'Tanked' Jobs Flow Smoothly with Stiles Machinery

By Karen Koenig | Posted: June 16, 2013 - 7:00 PM

Custom aquarium jobs flow smoothly through Acrylic Tank Manufacturing’s (ATM) 33,800-square-foot plant, thanks in part to recent equipment purchases from Stiles Machinery Inc.


Woodworker Dean Lutes Makes Jump To CNC Technology

Posted: June 5, 2013 - 2:17 PM

Woodworker Dean Lutes uses Laguna's Swift CNC for an oak electronics control booth for All Saints' Chapel.

 Gibson Guitars  

Gibson Guitar''s Product Diversification Leads to New Name

By Rich Christianson | Posted: June 17, 2013 - 11:21 AM

Gibson, long associated with the guitars used by a long legion of musical legends, has adopted the new name Gibson Brands.






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