woodworking network August 2015

250+ Companies Represented at WMS 2015; Early Bird Ends Today

Plans for WMS 2015, Canada’s largest event for the wood industry – the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo – are in full swing, with more than 125 exhibitors - including woodworking machinery, panel, hardware, and supplies - already committed to the show. WMS 2015 will be held November 5-7 at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON, just outside Toronto.

5 Steps to Installing a Faux Butt Hinge with a Concealed Hinge

Until recently, cabinetmakers who wanted the “traditional” look of a butt hinge but the installation ease of a concealed hinge had no recourse, says Birdie Miller, designer and custom cabinetmaker. To meet this growing demand for advances in professional woodworking equipment, he created the EuroButt II, a European-style concealed butt hinge.

Plan Now to Enter 2016 Woodworking Network Design Awards

Woodworking Network has a number of awards programs aimed at honoring and promoting the work of woodworkers and design professionals.Launched this summer, the second annual Young Woodworking Professionals Week (#YWPweek) celebrates the Young Wood Pros who help keep the industry ticking. The selection of the Young Woodworking Professional of the Year is powered by fan voting on Woodworking Network’s social media platforms.

RTA Furniture & Fixtures Assembly System Is a Snap

A tool-free fastening and assembly system, Lockdowel can be used for the construction of cabinets, casegoods, furniture, fixtures, closets and components such as drawer boxes. It creates an invisible joint that can withstand mechanical and vibratory stress without loosening.

New Chief Charts CPA Course on Green Issues

The new president of the Composite Panel Association, Jackson Morrill is no stranger to the woodworking industry. He took time recently to share his thoughts with Woodworking Network on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the composite panel industry.