Share your best practices, tips and techniques for manufacturing furniture, cabinets, architectural woodwork, closets and more. The Red Book Resource Guide for Best Practices is looking for articles for possible inclusion in this annual issue, to be published in March 2013.

Submissions can be presented in a standard article format, anecdotal, Q&A format or as 5-10 bullet points; information should not be brand specific. Your company will be credited for supplying the information, and the company’s web site will be provided to our readers.

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