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Schools join in promoting studio-based retreats

Schools join in promoting studio-based retreats

Five craft schools are collaborating to launch the National Craft School Initiative, which made its debut in a special exhibit at the Nov. 5-8 Sculptural Object and Functional Art ...

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Wood Markets

Suppliers gamble with exotic hardwood stock

Suppliers gamble with exotic hardwood stock

Exotic hardwood suppliers have to gamble a bit when deciding what to k...

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Walnut sales boosted by recent design trends

Recent walnut sales are mixed. But hardwood dealers interviewed by Woo...

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Features

Passionate in Portland

Passionate in Portland

Do what you do best. It’s the simple advice that’s often the best advice and it seems to be working out pretty well for Mike Redmond at Creative Woodworking NW in Portland, Ore.

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No wallflowers here

No wallflowers here

Leaning against the wall isn’t generally regarded as the most productive stance. But in the case of panel saws, it can be. A vertical panel saw has two big advantages over a sliding table saw or beam saw. It takes up a lot less ...

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Hard choices

Hard choices

It’s a cliché — it’s bottom of the ninth and the bases are loaded. Everything depends on one swing. That’s how crucial the right hardware decision can be: adding this one final element to a project can often elevate it to...

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