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The robots are here - with Derek Degeest

Will Sampson talks about new advances in robotic technology including an interview with Derek Degeest, president of Lesta USA, which is marketing self-learning robots to the finishing industry. This episode was recorded live at the AWFS Fair.

Trustworthy advice with Kenneth Kumph

Kenneth Kumph was interviewed by Will Sampson at AWFS Fair 2021 for the Woodworking Network PodcastWill Sampson talks about the important role trustworthy advice plays in a successful business and then interviews the new president o

Are you ready for additive manufacturing with Ronald Rael

Will Sampson talks about a new way of woodworking and a new way of thinking called additive manufacturing. His guest is Ronald Rael, professor of architecture at UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design and co-inventor of Forust, a new 3D printing wood product from a company called Desktop Metal. This episode of the Woodworking Network Podcast was sponsored by the Executive Briefing Conference, being held September 8-10, 2021, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO.

Becoming a Woodworker with Martin Goebel

Will Sampson talks about how woodworkers get started in the industry and shares his own story. His guest is Martin Goebel, who runs Goebel Furniture, was a past winner of the Young Wood Pro award and was recognized as a rising star in the industry in the 40 Under 40 program.

Is your business big enough with Amanda Conger

Will Sampson discusses the importance of business growth and building your business to withstand things that weren't in your business plan. His guest is Amanda Conger, executive director of the Cabinet Makers Association, discussing the results of their annual Benchmark Survey of the woodworking industry.  

Wood dust worries with Jeffrey Nichols

In this the first of two parts, Will Sampson talks with wood dust fire prevention expert Jeffrey C. Nichols about combustible wood dust hazards, new regulations, and what shops can do to prevent disaster. Will shares his own thoughts on woodworking fires and tells of his own close brush with a shop fire.

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.