Woodworking Industry: Taking a Closer Look

General, Bosch expand their American footprint

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

todmug_newOn behalf of Woodshop News, I had the privilege recently to visit General International's new U.S. distribution center in Murfreesboro, Tenn., and the U.S. headquarters of Bosch Power Tools and Accessories in Mount Prospect, Ill.

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Furniture prices rely heavily on intuition

Monday, 14 June 2010 00:00

I'll bet most of you have a discount furniture store in your area. In the Northeast, one in particular buys a lot of television and radio spots and asks "Where else could you get an eight-piece cherry bedroom set for less than $1,000? It's unbelievable."

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A new face steps onto the woodworking stage

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00

jennifer-_mugNegotiations are in the works to secure a sponsor and produce a new woodworking show on PBS affiliate WGBH in Boston.

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NexGen was a new way of looking at machinery

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 19 April 2010 00:00

todmug_newI've been to dozens of trade shows and generally leave feeling physically exhausted, lugging bags filled with information on new tools and machinery, and anxious to get home. To my mind, that means I saw everything there was to be seen, I've accomplished all of my fact-finding goals and I just really like to get home.

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Two new ways to keep you informed

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 22 February 2010 20:53

todmug_newWelcome to the second issue of Woodshop News in our new 9" x 11" format. Your response to the February issue has been very positive, with many readers praising the convenience of the new size and the improved layout. I know we were pretty excited when our copies arrived and, after a thorough examination, we've tweaked a few things to make the magazine look even better. For example, our printer has fine-tuned its process to give the magazine a sharper overall appearance.

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