Thomasville Furniture auctions wood machinery, Vaughan Bassett sawdust pile catches fire were among the most viewed wood industry stories this week.
Thomasville 's 830,000 square-foot RTA furniture woodworking facility in Appomattox, VA, closed earlier this year, hits the auction block August 10, selling woodworking machinery not needed for its other wood production plants.
for the 2011 Sequoia Awards were announced , on Friday, July 22 at the Las Vegas
Convention Center by Phil Martin, chairman of
the AWFS Fair woodworking show.
The building of wood caskets at a Louisiana monastery was okayed by a Federal judge, who ruled that the state's funeral director association had no right to regulate sourcing caskets, wood or otherwise.
Heat forces mills to cut unneeded maple, poplar, hickory
Hot weather has forced many mills to cut species most subject to stainâHard Maple, Soft Maple, Poplar and Hickory in particularâregardless of whether the market can absorb lumber in those species, say editors of Hardwood Review.
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