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Quest for success

Thursday, 06 November 2008 00:00

Rob Levy is finally able to say he has the custom woodworking business he’s always dreamed of creating. Along with his crew, the owner of Hudson River Woodworks in Garnerville, N.Y., works with the architectural and design community and homeowners in designing and building custom furniture and fine cabinetry.

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A man with a 5-year plan

Written by Ann Goebel Friday, 31 October 2008 13:32

Visitors to Michael McDunn’s shop in Greenville, S.C., enter into a gallery space, where his work is displayed alongside the sculpture, paintings and pottery of other artists. The serene setting surprises those expecting to see the sawdust flying.

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Insurance: Your livelihood depends on it

Written by Jennifer Hicks Tuesday, 30 September 2008 20:37

While not all disasters and mishaps can be prevented, business owners can be proactive about protecting their lifelines of revenue if an accident or tragedy occurs.

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Carving a labor of love

Wednesday, 22 October 2008 00:00

Mary May has acquired a worldly education in her field of expertise and is now settled in the southeastern coastal town of Johns Island, S.C., where she runs Charleston Wood and Stone Carving from her home. With patience and diligence, she brings out the beauty in a vast array of wood species and stone types through carving commissions for private individuals and other artists such as furniture makers and builders.

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Visions drive passionate work

Friday, 03 October 2008 20:43

Henry Fox has an uncanny ability to visualize designs in his head that most people, including many furniture makers, simply are incapable of doing. If there was such a thing as a sixth sense — visualization — the owner of Fox Brothers Furniture Studio in Newburyport, Mass., would certainly qualify as possessing it.

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