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Kitchen & Bath Industry Show teams with builders’ event

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00

kbis1For the first time, the 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, scheduled for Feb. 4-6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will run concurrently with the International Builders Show. Both shows are expected to draw 75,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibitors from across the U.S. and Canada.

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New home for Boston’s furniture school

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00

bennetThe North Bennet Street School, a launching pad for some of the finest trained furniture makers out of New England, recently moved and expanded to a new facility in the North End of Boston. The move allows the school to combine all of its classes into one building.

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CURRENT EVENTS: Can you keep pace with changing health care laws?

Written by John English Monday, 16 December 2013 00:00

john_englishHere’s an understatement: the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is confusing. And because it has been so deeply politicized, it’s difficult to decide whether the “news” that we’re hearing is slanted one way or the other. Whether you love it or hate it, the bottom line is that it very much looks like it’s here to stay.

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Hard maple sales keep pace with previous years

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

mapleHard maple (Acer saccharum) sales are generally consistent with last year, according to suppliers interviewed by Woodshop News.

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Woodworker starts community program in N.Y.

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

communityGeorge DeVito, owner of George V. DeVito Master Carpenter, a full-service woodworking company in Medford, N.Y., started a community cabinetmaking program for local high school students in September.

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