Woodworkers Connection to Wood Market News

N.Y. artisan given Smithsonian award

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 26 June 2009 17:50

Michael Puryear, who runs a one-man shop, honored with the Silver Award for his contemporary woodworking skills

Read more...

   

WAC grant will help N.Y. furniture maker

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 26 June 2009 17:46

Judd Weisberg, of Judd Weisberg Designs in Lexington, N.Y., is a rustic designer, teacher and custom furniture builder who recently completed a project to improve his company’s ability to attract new customers. The project was funded, in part, through a federal grant administered by the Watershed Agricultural Council’s Forestry Program.

Read more...

   

Shop teacher fights to keep his program

Written by Jennifer Hicks Friday, 26 June 2009 17:45

Instructor says woodworking technology curriculum at Rhode Island school could be on the chopping block for next year

Read more...

   

Milwaukee show changes its venue and dates

Friday, 26 June 2009 17:44

KL Communications, promoters of the fourth annual Milwaukee Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show, changed this year’s event to Oct. 3-4 in The Garage at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee. The show was originally scheduled for Sept. 26-27 at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee.

Read more...

   

Sam Maloof, America’s woodworking icon, dies

Friday, 26 June 2009 17:43

Sam Maloof, an American icon, famous designer and builder of simple, beautiful, comfortable functional furniture passed away May 21 at his Alta Loma, Calif., home following a brief illness. He was 93.
Maloof’s furniture-making career spanned six decades, beginning with building pieces in a garage for his own home, and progressing to owning a shop that produced pieces including the world-famous Maloof rocking chair.

Read more...

   

Page 49 of 62