Woodworking Network visitors flocked to read a guest blog penned by Greg Simon stating the case of the American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood. In the view of the AAHP, Simon said the antidumping petition filed against Chinese plywood is a "a protectionist war against imports creating widespread collateral damage for the wood products industry."

'Plywood Wars,' Carpenter's Robohand Top Stories of the WeekConsidering the great interest articles posted about table saw safety have generated on WWN, it came as no surprise that a "Robohand" developed in part by a South African carpenter who lost four fingers in a circular accident, also earned a lot of clicks.

Rounding out the top three items of the week, was a video of new drawer slide hardware introduced by Accuride at the recent AWFS Fair ini Las Vegas.

Following is a recap of the most clicked WoodworkingNetwork.com postings of the week.

Greg Simon

War on Imported Plywood Bears Collateral Damage for Wood Industry

By Greg Simon | Posted: August 5, 2013 - 2:45 PM

American Alliance for Hardwood Plywood's Greg Simon weighs in on what he dubs a "war on imports that is

Richanrd Van As Robohand

Robohand Invention Helps Carpenter Resume Career

By Rich Christianson | Posted: August 6, 2013 - 12:47 PM

South African carpenter Richard Van As, who lost four fingers in a saw injury, worked with a Washington state designer and 3D printing to contruct the Robohand.


Accuride at AWFS 2013

Posted: July 24, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Accuride's Calvin Luce shares new products, new technology, and creative application solutions that showcase some of the most unique slide products in the industry.

 Bill Esler woodworkingnetwork.com

LEED Ban Proposed by U.S. Senator

By Bill Esler | Posted: July 31, 2013 - 9:40 PM

A ban on Federal funds for LEED building has been inserted in a transportation funding bill by Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.). Wicker's intent isn't to promote use of non-FSC lumber, but to restrict Federally funded "green washing."

 eReplacementParts Saw Cord

Website Offers Woodworkers Tips for Repairing Tools

By Alyssa Vincent | Posted: July 30, 2013 - 8:40 AM

eReplacementParts.com offers tips for diagnosing and fixing common malfunctions in woodworking power tools.

 Stanley Furniture Young America bedroom furniture  

Technology Helps Stanley Furniture's Young America Line Grow

By Jo-Ann Kaiser | Posted: August 7, 2013 - 11:05 AM

Stanley Furniture revamped its operations to bring its Young America youth furniture line back to the USA.

 WWN JobTargets Help Wanted

Closets Jobs Open in Woodworking Network Career Center

By Sean Lechowicz | Posted: July 31, 2013 - 9:26 AM

The Woodworking Network is announcing their partnership with JobTarget, an industry leader in job board development and management, on a new online career center.

 United Cabinet Holdings Logo  

United Cabinet Holdings Acquires Tru-Wood Cabinets

By Rich Christianson | Posted: August 3, 2013 - 8:44 PM

Tru-Wood Cabinet Co., a manufacturer of wood cabinets, closets and garage systems of Ashland, AL, has been acquired by United Cabinet Holdings.

 Biofuel INEOS wood waste  

Wood Waste to Biofuel Goes Commercial

Posted: August 1, 2013 - 9:13 AM

Wood waste is being converted to transportation fuel on a commercial scale at INEOS Bio at its Indian River BioEnergy Center where cellulosic ethanol is being made from citrus, oak, pine, and pallet wood waste.

 WWN Poll Pie Chart  

What Most Makes a Custom Woodworker Successful?

By Rich Christianson | Posted: August 2, 2013 - 4:05 PM

What do you consider the single most attribute to be a successful custom woodworker?


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