| Furniture Brands Bankruptcy Draws Bidders, Creditors
by Bill Esler Posted: 09/12/2013 10:18AM
Furniture Brands bankruptcy, with valuable assets like Thomasville, Broyhill, Henroden and Lane on the docket, drew a competing bid. KPS Capital Partners says it will offer $166 million. Furniture Brands also seeks $5 Million for Exec bonuses.
|What Makes a Good Crotch Wood?
By Scott Wunder Posted: 08/18/2013 1:24PM
Every log has wood in it somewhere that is at least a little irregular. You just need to know where to look. One place that holds a lot of promise is the crotch area.
| RSI Professional Cabinets Names Nick Magee GM
Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 09/13/2013 8:53AM
RSI Professional Cabinet Solutions (RSI PCS), expanding its European-inspired frameless cabinetry operations, named Nick Magee to General Manager Northern California.
|Veneered Maple Desk - Version 2.0
By Jared Patchin Posted: 09/03/2013 9:17AM
Since making the first veneered maple desk in 2009, J. Alexander Fine Woodworking's Jared Patchin has received several requests for the piece. Here Patchin details the making and updating of the veneered maple desk.
| Jersey Boardwalk Fire Destroys Pier
By Michaelle Bradford | Posted: September 13, 2013 - 10:48 AM
New Jersey boardwalks in two seaside towns were destroyed in a devastating fire. The wood structures were rebuilt after being damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
| ComDust Prevention: Woodshops Take Note
By Jamison Scott | Posted: September 5, 2013 - 5:14 PM
OSHA is visiting wood operations of all sizes to check for combustible dust related issues. Here is what you need to know.
|Amerock Hardware Sold by Newell Rubbermaid; Closets Retained
By Bill Esler | September 14, 2013 - 3:05 PM
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. sold its hardware for cabinetry and casegoods businesses - including Amerock, Ashland, Bulldog and Shur-Line brands - to Nova Capital. Retaining Irwin, Lenox saw blades, Rubbermaid Closets.
| Leedo Cabinetry Launches Real-time Project Field Status Updates
By Bill Esler | Posted: September 15, 2013 - 3:53 PM
Leedo Cabinetry launched a program to provide real-time field updates. Written by its IT department, it allows Leedo cabinet installation services teams to get instant status updates on customer projects across the country, says CIO Darryl Preen.
| WOOD 100 2013: Vaughan-Bassett Markets Furniture Made in USA
By Karen Koenig | Posted: September 4, 2013 - 11:50 AM
Placards and media help promote Vaughan-Bassett's wood products manufactured in the USA.Wood is sourced as locally as possible.
| WOOD 100 Strategies for Success 2013: 93% Expect Growth
By Karen Koenig | Posted: September 8, 2013 - 9:35 PM
More than half (51.6%) of North American wood products firms saw sales resurge last year, and 92.2% expect growth for this year, according to data analysis from the WOOD 100 for 2013.
|Armstrong and Mohawk Hike Flooring Prices
By Andy Johnson | Posted: September 12, 2013 - 2:57 PM
Hardwood flooring demand and pricing has surged higher in 2013 partly due to price increases from Armstrong Flooring Products and Mohawk Industries.
| California Closets CEO Bill Barton Talks Marketing
Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: September 1, 2013 - 9:53 AM
California Closets CEO Bill Barton talks about the impact marketing agency iSearchMedia has had on the home storage franchise business lead generation.
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