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Arts and Crafts museum planned in Florida

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

artsandcraftsA new museum scheduled to open in early 2016 will feature an extensive collection of furniture and other artwork from the Arts and Crafts movement. The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement will be built in St. Petersburg, Fla., for collector Rudy Ciccarello and the Two Red Roses Foundation. Ciccarello donated his entire collection to the foundation, which he founded in 2004.

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Woodworking teacher gains grant for Rockler CNC

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

grantJustin Herrling, a woodworking technology teacher at Auburn High School in Auburn, N.Y., purchased a Rockler CNC Shark Pro Plus HD using a grant from the Auburn Education Foundation at the beginning of this year. Herrling says he wanted to enhance the classroom experience for his students and, based on the feedback he’s received from students throughout the year, his efforts have paid off greatly.

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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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