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MacDonald caught on quickly with new career path

MacDonald caught on quickly with new career path

Thomas J. MacDonald caught our attention at the Providence Fine Furnishings Show in 2006 with two highly technical interpretations of a Hepplewhite sideboard and Federal breakfront...

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Wood Markets

Hard maple sales have seen better days

Hard maple sales have seen better days

Hard maple’s popularity has waned, according to hardwood dealers int...

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Cost cuts into walnut sales

Cost cuts into walnut sales

The only thing holding walnut back is price. The dark domestic continu...

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Wood Markets

Features

Art in architecture

Art in architecture

Steve Benson’s passion in life shines through in his work at J.S. Benson Architectural Millwork, Windows & Doors in Middlebury, Vt. As company president, Benson has always had a knack for the woodworking trade and has become...

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Cut the cord

Cut the cord

About half of all cordless power tools on Earth have been purchased in either North America or Europe (26 and 24 percent, respectively). So it’s no surprise that these two markets are at the forefront when it comes to changes in...

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The value in veneer

The value in veneer

Merriam-Webster defines veneer as “a layer of wood of superior value or excellent grain to be glued to an inferior wood,” or “any of the thin layers bonded together to form plywood.”

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