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Peters lauded for his genius, generosity

Monday, 23 November 2009 18:57

Alan Peters, who was a celebrated furniture designer, master craftsman and teacher, died Oct. 11 in his hometown of Minehead in the British county of Somerset. To a generation, he was considered by many as Britain's foremost furniture maker.

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Furniture artist receives ACC fellowship

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 23 November 2009 18:56

Rosanne Somerson, professor of furniture design at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I., is among this year's inductees into the American Craft Council's College of Fellows.

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Exhibitors are optimistic in Providence

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 23 November 2009 18:54

10_carl_schlemanEighty exhibitors crossed their fingers and hoped for the best at the 14th annual Fine Furnishings and Fine Craft Show, held Oct. 23-25 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, R.I.

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East Teak buys Thompson Mahogany Co.

Monday, 23 November 2009 18:52

Historic company that was one of the nation's top genuine mahogany importers will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary

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Stanley Works joins with Black & Decker

Monday, 23 November 2009 18:49

Merger agreement unites two iconic tool companies with no significant product overlap and could improve growth prospects

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