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IWF 2014 buoyed by continued growth

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00

iwf2IWF 2014, held Aug. 20-23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, earned high marks from attendees, exhibitors and the show’s management, based on post-show interviews conducted by Woodshop News.

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AWI survey sees better business conditions emerging

Written by Jennifer Hicks Sunday, 14 September 2014 00:00

The Architectural Woodwork Institute released its 2014 Cost of Doing Business Survey and Compensation Study in July, which suggests an improving environment among architectural woodwork business owners.

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Society of Arts and Crafts hands out $25,000 scholarship

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 September 2014 00:00

societyThe Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston selected Tennessee’s Kimberly Winkle as the winner of its John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship, a $25,000 grant awarded annually to a young furniture artist. Winkle emerged from a pool of 44 applicants from 16 states.

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Minwax honors New York guild’s community work

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

minwaxMembers of the Western New York Woodturners won the “Do Good with Wood” contest, created by Minwax, to honor their community volunteer efforts.

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North Bennet graduate wins craftsmanship award

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

northbennetRyan Fini, a June graduate of Boston’s North Bennet Street School, earned the first Excellence in Craftsmanship award given by Diamond Machining Technology, a manufacturer of sharpening products based in Marlborough, Mass.

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