Most viewed this week: Moving quickly to change patterns and tooling to meet the demand for precision-cut bamboo cases, Grove llc, Portland, OR has a new business model for short-run production in its woodshop. Ashley Furniture is slapped with a suit by the estate of Marlon Brando, over branding in its Brando line of furniture. And the Emerald Ash Borer is spreading. These were among the most viewed items at Woodworkingnetwork.com this week. 


Wood Week's top stories: Bamboo iPad case; Ashley Brando dispute
i-wooden cases for iPad2s, iPhones
High-tech woodworking takes on another dimension as custom woodworkers using design software, CNC machining and laser engravers
to keep pace with the demand for wood cases for iPads, iPhones and other smart digital devices.





Wood Week's top stories: Bamboo iPad case; Ashley Brando dispute

Lawsuit on Ashley Furniture's use of Brando name
Ashley Furniture
Inc. is being sued by the enterprise of deceased actor Marlon Brando,
which alleges that the furniture company should be paying licensing fees
to use the
Brando name for a line of sofas and ottomans.




Wood Week's top stories: Bamboo iPad case; Ashley Brando dispute

Builder expands cabinetry, millwork services
Commercial and residential cabinetry, millwork and countertop fabrication are moved in-house by a recently established Arizona construction company, as it moves toward one-stop wood interior and construction services for clients.




Wood Week's top stories: Bamboo iPad case; Ashley Brando dispute
Emerald ash borer spreads in Pennsylvania
The Emerald Ash Borer, threatening Pennsylvania's $25 billion hardwoods
industry, has been discovered in two more counties, says the
Pennsylvania  agriculture department. The state has banned transport of wood and chips in two more counties




With the theme “Surround Yourself with Innovation,” AWFS Fair 2011 is focusing on providing the industry with a cutting-edge forum for new product developments, competitive new strategies and relevant solutions for the changing wood manufacturing marketplace.





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