LAS VEGAS -- Laurel Didier, group publisher of Woodworking Network, was featured in a lunchtime special presentation, "State of the Woodworking Industry" on the opening day of AWFS Fair Wednesday.

Didier's presentation, including information from industry groups such as the National Association of Home Builders and Window and Door Association, also featured highlights of the exclusive research project jointly conducted by the Wood Machinery Manufacturers Association and Vance Publishing Corporation.

The accompanying video is excerpted from her one-hour-long speech.

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