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‘Handcrafted’ TV show set to premiere in March

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00

handcraftedTelevision network INSP will premiere “Handcrafted America” in March, an original series of 13 episodes featuring artisans who make functional work predominately from wood.

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From the archives: Sam Maloof still looms large a decade later

Written by Tod Riggio Monday, 18 January 2016 00:00

maloof1As the newly minted editor, this was on my bucket list: Get Sam Maloof for the cover. So senior writer Brian Caldwell picked up the phone and made it happen. Just like that.

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Wood-Mizer honors annual contest winners

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

wood-mizerNow in its 15th year, Wood-Mizer’s Personal Best competition drew entries from around the world and left the judges with some difficult decisions.

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WMMA hits Capitol Hill to lobby for the industry

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

Representatives of the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America said the organization had a successful legislative lobbying event in Washington, D.C. in September. The annual event, called the “Legislative Fly-in,” is highlighted by member visits to the offices of their U.S. representatives and senators.

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Phoenix woodworking school has new workspace

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 December 2015 00:00

phoenixNow in its third year of operation, the Southwest School of Woodworking in Phoenix has a new space and amenities to expand its student body. Founder and director Raúl Ramirez says the new 5,300-sq.-ft. building is five times larger than the previous school, featuring three classrooms and bench rooms, a fully equipped machine room, a library and gallery space. And, to beat the Arizona heat, it also features central air conditioning.

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