Jack White: musician, raconteur, upholsterer?

Jack White is known around the world for his musical chops, but did you know that he was an upholstery apprentice in the 1990s and owned his own upholstery business before music stardom came to call?  And, in fact, he still does upholstery work for some elite clients.


Ashley Furniture opens new Pennsylvania manufacturing location

POTTSVILLE, Pa. – Ashley Furniture Industries has announced the opening of a new manufacturing location near Pottsville, Pennsylvania. The multi-million-dollar investment will create more than 50 new jobs for the area. Hiring started in early February with production beginning at the end of February. The new 100,000 sq. ft. facility, located at 50 East Keystone Boulevard, in Schuylkill County, serves as a furniture manufacturing site.

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Upholstery frame workshop coming to North Carolina

CONOVER, N.C. – The 2016 Upholstery Frame Workshop will be held Thursday, November 10th, 2016 in the Community Room at Conover Station, 403 Conover Station SE, in Conover, North Carolina. The workshop is being organized by N.C. State University Wood Products Extension, Catawba Valley Community College, and MSC.