Charges that Federal agencies are lax in collecting dumping penalties from China, leveled by New York Senator Charles Schumer - he described the $1 million owed his constituent  Harden Furniture,  McConnellsville, NY - was buttressed indirectly by a delay in the date for collecting penalties from China for plywood dumping. That date was move from July to September.

The visit this weekend by Chinese President Xi Jinping, made the focus on perceived trade abuses even more timely, and brought these two stories to the top of this week's reports at Woodworking Network/com.

3D veneer from Danzer that can be moulded, from June Wood Products magazine, was most viewed report this week. Number two was that Feds are lax in collecting China furniture dumping penalties. 

Also getting a lot of website traffic is the woodworking news channel about AWFS Fair 2013. The July 24-27 event in Vegas is turning out to have a lot of buzz, as many suppliers returned from Ligna in Germany re-energized and began preparing for the biggest North American wood industry show this year.  Among recent AWFS Fair announcements are the KOMO's debut of its Mach One GT CNC router with the latest version of IndraMotion MTX control from Bosch-Rexroth; Venjakob's display of the Smart

 Herman Miller, Danzer

Formable Veneer Keeps Herman Miller Sitting Pretty

By Karen Koenig | Updated: 06/03/2013 3:05:00 PM
Moulded veneer continues to make inroads in the marketplace. Herman Miller is using Danzer's 3D veneer in one of its latest Eames chair offerings. Read more

 American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood

Chinese Hardwood Plywood Antidumping Rates Delayed

By Karen Koenig | Updated: 06/05/2013 10:26:00 AM
The final antidumping rate determination against Chinese hardwood and decorative plywood imports has been delayed until Sept. 5. Read more

 Neil Kelly Bar

Neil Kelly Cabinets Keep Woodworking Green Since 1998

Posted by Sean Lechowicz | Updated: 05/31/2013
Neil Kelly Cabinets made headlines with its "declared contents label" cabinetry line. It continues to incorporate green production processes, including staining and finishing, in its custom cabinetry business. Read more


Smart Routers May Be the Way of the Future

Updated: 05/30/2013 1:36:00 PM
 Preparation, programming, hold down, procedures, sorting, scrap, assembly and error handling are the main cost areas in running a router. Ordinary routers do not focus on these areas; smart routers take care of them automatically, says Thermwood. Read more

Harden Furniture, residential furniture

China Owes U.S. Furniture Makers Millions in Penalties: Schumer

By Karen Koenig | Updated: 05/31/2013 2:11:00 PM
U.S. residential furniture manufacturers are owed tens of millions of dollars in antidumping fees the Federal government has failed to collect from Chinese wooden bedroom furniture manufacturers in recent years says Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY). Read more

Woodworking Site Thomas|Work Born Out of Tragic Injury

By Catherine Zacchi | Updated: 05/28/2013 2:22:00 PM
Tragic injury prompted a construction worker to start up a woodworking business. Thomas|Work is also featured as an Editors Choice in June Custom Woodworking Business.
Read more

Advantages trim and lumber rift sawn wood video

Video - Sawn Lumber Cuts: Rift Cut, Plane Cut, Quarter Sawn

Updated: 05/25/2013 1:23:00 PM
In sawn lumber, what are the differences in yield between rift cut, plain cut, and quarter sawn? This illustrated video from Advantage Trim & Lumber explains it well.
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Canyon Creek Cabinet Training

Cabinet and Closet Manufacturer Gears Up From Growing Demand

By Bill Esler | Updated: 05/29/2013 12:28:00 PM
Cabinetry designers Canyon Creek named among the top 20 manufacturers by the Association of Washington Businesses. Read more

Chrysler Town and Country Mahogany and ash 1947

Wood Formaldehyde Rule, Leno's Woody Topped May Stories

By Rich Christianson | Updated: 05/30/2013 4:02:00 PM
Wood cars be they big or small were each beaten out for page views by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's plans to pattern a national formaldehyde rule for composite wood products after one already in place in California. Read more


Woodworking Network  will publish three editions of
AWFS Fair TODAY! Show Daily printed and distributed live at the Las Vegas Convention Center July 24-27. Included:
• Booth Demos • Celebrity Appearances
• Special Events • Photos from the floor
A jumbo fold-out exhibitor list and centerfold map helps visitors navigate the floor. A Visionary Award section Wednesday July 24 will include the list of finalists; Thursday July 25 will cover winners once announced. Info at 847-415-8030 or

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