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Where's the wood work? Top 10 states

The scores have been tallied in determining the overall top states for doing business. But according to recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that's not where you'll find the majority of woodworkers, nor the best paying jobs in the field.

The Top 10 States for Woodworking

The votes are in, and the overall top states for doing business are not necessarily the ones where woodworkers tend to congregate. "America's Top States for Business 2015," compiled by CNBC, ranks the best work states, with the top 10 in order of: Minnesota, Texas, Utah, Colorado, Georgia, North Dakota, Nebraska, Washington, North Carolina and Iowa. But according to recent BLS employment figures, that's not where you'll find the majority of woodworkers, nor the best paying jobs in the field.