Woodworking Industry News

Update: Furniture and wood products contract

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in October, but furniture and wood products manufacturing were not one of the industries that grew. Overall, the economy achieved a 29th consecutive month of growth, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.


Sick of the Sickness

In this podcast, Will Sampson and Bobby Dalheim of Woodworking Network share the results of a survey on the effect of the pandemic on the woodworking industry.


What value is technology with Leland Thomasset

In this the first of two parts, Will Sampson talks with Leland Thomasset of Taghkanic Woodworking in Pawling, New York, about an exciting new venture using augmented reality technology and distributed manufacturing to sell custom home office furniture delivered in as little as two weeks.

Press Releases

Report Shows Value of New Manufacturing Jobs

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) today released a new report entitled The Earnings of New Hires in Manufacturing, which confirms that manufacturing jobs created in recent years are indeed good jobs.