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woodworking network november 2015
When botanists were grappling with the harsh realities of the arrival of the emerald ash borer to U.S. forests, most referenced the devastation that might come to ash trees in terms of another native tree, all but wiped out by blight. That tree was the American chestnut, Castanea dentata. Scientists now have reason to hope that the majestic trees, once widespread throughout North America but virtually eliminated by the Asiatic blight fungus Cryphonectria parasitica, formerly known as Endothia parasitica, might return blight resistant.
An entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to work with end customers lured Joe Lonardo into the custom closets industry. He quickly put his business savvy to use, launching Bella Systems closet franchises.
Cabinetry firm Quality Tops & Kitchens says its attention to detail sets it apart as a manufacturer of kitchens, vanities and millwork.
Aptly named, Versatile Cabinet carved its own niche in the residential and commercial cabinetry and countertops market.
Learn how Barker Cabinets benefited from catering to the growing independent home improvement market.
By Stacey Wiebe
Woodworking has always been a key component in Mel Yoder’s life. Growing up on the family farm, Yoder says he loved spending time at the portable sawmill owned by his father. “Sprouting up in the woodworking industry, our company has been involved in all segments: timber harvesting, pallet manufacturing, kiln drying and component manufacturing,” he says.
The Richmond project was an addition/remodel specifically built to expand the client’s existing master bath and closet.
By Char Desmond
No stranger to the cabinet industry, Tony Bour has started three highly successful firms during his 49 years in the marketplace: Decora Cabinets and Starmark Inc., now divisions of Fortune Brands, and Showplace Wood Products.
Work hard, invest your time and you will succeed. The mantra has proven to be a winning one for Debbie Behring as the president of JB Cutting leads the components firm on the road to success.