: OSHA jails contractors, Submarine saws, mistreated lumber, luxury wood hangers, door firm divested, speeding windows, crib makers spar, Ryobi saw recall are among top stories reported this week.
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rot prematurely. Wood was treated in wrong sequence, experts suggest.
- Submarine saws underwater logs: video>> Technique salvages exotic woods
submerged in man-made lakes and other dam sites.
- Luxury $75 wood hanger sales grow. Wait: 75 bucks for a hanger? >>
Finely-polished Weyerhaueser SFI maple hangers with felt-lined trouser rails, matched to suits sizes.
- Get ready to read: Woodworking Network's Top 2010 Videos, Stories and Blogs>> Fires, super yachts, closures, and wood technology video reports that made woodworkingnetwork.com information destination.
- In the slammer: St. Louis contractors jailed by OSHA>> Owners of Andre Stone & Mason Work Inc., in St. Louis, were jailed for repeatedly failing to comply with court sanctions enforcing Occupational Safety and Health Administration citations
Wood Business Recap:
- Gladstone sells the equity that financed Chase Doors' management buyout>> Cleveland-based Chase operates a 200-employee, 60,000 sq.ft. plant making swinging doors of metal, plastic and wood.
- NKBA Kitchen & Bath group names board>> The National Kitchen & Bath Association David Alderman, of Daveâs Cabinet Inc., Chesapeake, VA, president of its executive committee.
- Custom Cupboards, Powers Retail execs talk robots and tech>> The most popular story of 2010 goes live in a free webcast Jan. 19, 2011.
- Green furniture standard nets ANSI approval>>
- County settles suit on plywood plant landfill>>
- Ryobi recalls portable table saws>>
- Simonton Windows hits production peak>>
- New-home sales increase 5.5% in November>>
- Crib makers spar with IL Attorney General>>
- Barrel maker diversifies to grow>>
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