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Twisted Cabinet: a Signature Design Developed on Spindle Sander

Architect and designer Thomas Heatherwick established Heatherwick Studio in 1994. It is recognized globally for its work in architecture, urban infrastructure, sculpture, design and strategic thinking.  When he was a student, Heatherwick spent time experimentally shaping wood on a bobbin sander (a spindle sander in the U.S.). 

White Oak Shortage Crimps Jack Daniel's Profits

Whiskey distiller Brown-Forman said the rising cost of oak for its whiskey barrels has cut into profits. With one of the most advanced barrel making plants in the world, the company is still running into a shortage of oak barrels as Jack Daniel's bourbon production rises.