Woodworking Industry: Taking a Closer Look
Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00
After a great holiday break — is there anything better than being a dad at Christmas with a six-year-old? — the staff at Woodshop News is rested and ready for what we hope will be a prosperous 2015 for all.
Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 19 January 2015 00:00
While reading through economic forecasts for 2015, the overwhelming consensus is quite positive. The stock market is flourishing, unemployment is down and the housing market recovery continues. All good news, especially if you’re already rich.
Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00
Everybody’s got standards. Some are high and some are low. I knew a guy in college who didn’t appear to have any, but that’s beside the point.
Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00
There’s a local woodworker with whom I’ve become friendly through the years. Let’s call him Ed. I stop by his shop occasionally to see what he’s up to and, more often than not, get some advice on one of my projects.
Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00
The final day of the International Woodworking Fair falls on a Saturday and it can be a long day for exhibitors. The big crowds have come and gone and thoughts of finally getting home have crept in. They’re exhausted, waiting for the signal to start packing up, while wearing their emotions on their sleeve. As a paid observer, this is where you learn the truth. Thumbs-up or thumbs-down on the show? You’re not fooling anyone.
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