Hickory Furniture Collective has acquired Old Hickory Furniture Company in Shelbyville, Ind. With this acquisition, Hickory Furniture Collective is now the largest maker of hickory furniture worldwide.
A company called Hickory Arms uses hickory wood to create waster swords, or “practice weapons” for a range of uses.
Mike Mahoney, founder of Savvy Cycles in Grand Junction, CO, says he worked for close to two years, designing, testing and perfecting the process of making a wood bicycle frame.
Mahoney has extensive experience in woodworking and 3D laminating from ten years of longboard skateboard manufacturing, seven years teaching woodworking, and thirteen years of furniture and cabinet making.
Though wooden coach building was supposed to go the way of the buggy whip, J. Wilson Stage Coaches has a healthy business building hickory buckboards, Roman chariots, stagecoaches, with clientele that includes Wells Fargo Bank and director Quentin Tarantino.
Although hardwood exports dipped in December 2014 and remain slow at the start of 2015, poplar, ash, walnut and hickory exports all set annual records in 2014.
Custom woodworking shop AJ Studio Design is seeing catalogers promote its custom cutting boards and kitchenware, coasters, stationery boxes - opening the door for a Black Friday sale bump.