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Trio opens community shop in Massachusetts

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00

trioThree colleagues recently opened the doors to a new community shop in the Boston suburbs. Kamal Jain, John Noto and Eric Sack brought their dream to fruition last November with Lowell Makes, a shop where patrons of all ages can learn about woodworking, printing, electronics and other trades.

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Vermont group honors its Woodworker of the Year

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00

vermontAt its annual meeting in January, the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association presented David Hurwitz of David Hurwitz Originals in Randolph, Vt. with its Woodworker of the Year Award.

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KBIS and IBS thrive with joint event in Las Vegas

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 April 2014 00:00

kbisThe decision to hold the International Builders Show with the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show worked well, according to organizers. Both of the sponsoring groups — the National Association of Home Builders and National Kitchen and Bath Association — reported increased turnout for their annual trade shows.

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Massachusetts guild seeks entries for scholarships

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 March 2014 00:00

massguildThe Berkshire Woodworkers Guild is accepting scholarship applications from students pursuing a career in woodworking or architecture. The guild, a group of professional woodworkers who live and work in the vicinity of Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, will be giving away two $500 scholarships. Although the amount isn’t terribly high, every little bit counts, according to guild president Will Beemer.

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Kitchen trends revealed at KBIS

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

kitchenKitchen trends favor a contemporary feel and ample storage, according to a survey of design professionals and released at the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, which was held Feb. 2-4 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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