Going with the flow

flow1J.D. Elsmore of J.D. Custom Furniture in Sparks, Nevada, proudly honors full-service custom woodworking requests including, but not limited to, entertainment centers, kitchen cabinets, office desks, bookshelves, Murphy beds and fireplace mantles. His company motto is: “If you can’t find it in a furniture store, call us.”

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New Products

BeA fasteners

BeA fasteners

BEA FASTENERS USA is expanding its fastener and pneumatic tool offerings to also include brads, pins and finish nails.

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Tools & Machines

TigerStop rip system will debut at IWF

TigerStop rip system will debut at IWF

TigerStop will showcase its new TigerRip 1000 Rip System at IWF. The system performs material optimization and rip-saw automation functions that are usually only attributed to larger systems, according to the company.

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Wood Markets

Buyers make the switch to African mahogany

African mahogany is currently the preferred variation of all mahogany species and the look-alike versions, according to lumber dealers and suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News. The general consensus is that the rising price of genuine mahogany has ...

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Editor's Picks

Only in America

Only in America

Spend a couple of nights waking along Las Vegas Boulevard, also known as The Strip, and eventually nothing will surprise you. A middle-aged man wearing a diaper and nothing else? Check. An old lady in a Batman costume ordering at ...

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Perception vs. reality

Perception vs. reality

Cabinetmakers and furniture builders often look at finishing in very different ways. The former usually spray lacquer or varnish, while the latter often apply wax, oil or shellac by hand. Both, however, are looking for a delicate ...

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Stand out and cash in

Stand out and cash in

We had a little work done on the home place a few months ago. A contractor came in and gave us a price, we signed the papers and all these very professional people showed up one after the other until everything was done.

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VOC rules can cause a mess

VOC rules can cause a mess

Cabinet Makers Association executive director David Grulke sums up regulation of volatile organic compounds, a vital component of most varnishes, paints and stains, with one word.

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