Woodworkers Connection to Wood Market News

Merger has a goal of work force preparation

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

10_news_01In name only, WoodLINKS USA will be no more. The industry-supported educational organization is merging with the Woodwork Career Alliance, which basically has the same goal of preparing the next generation of woodworkers to join the work force.

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Kitchen and bath show heads to New Orleans

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

10_news_02The 49th annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, a showcase for new products and design trends sponsored by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, is scheduled for April 19-21 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

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Woodworkers Club expands in D.C. area

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

14_news_01The Woodworkers Club of Rockville, Md., has experienced a recent membership increase, prompting its owners to open a new facility and create several educational offerings through its Center for Creative Woodworking.

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Stiles symposium sees boost in attendance

Monday, 18 March 2013 00:00

12_news_01Stiles Machinery hosted its manufacturing symposium in late January at its newly expanded facility in High Point, N.C., and saw record attendance for the two-day event. Attendance at the symposium grew from an expected 150 attendees to approximately 300 by the end of the day on Friday.

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Cleveland community shop takes off

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

10_news_desk_01After making the career change from lawyer to professional furniture maker, Peter Debelak decided to test his entrepreneurial skills as well. Last July, he opened the doors to Soulcraft Woodshop in Cleveland, a community woodworking shop that allows locals to rent shop space and equipment to suit their individual project needs.

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