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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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ShopBot hires new director of education

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

12_new_desk_01ShopBot Tools hired Randy Johnson, former editor-in-chief of American Woodworker magazine, as its director of education.

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Furniture Society seminars head to L.A.

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

14_news_desk_01This year, the leaders of The Furniture Society have decided to deviate from their traditional conference format and instead hold a smaller seminar-style program. The FS2013: Los Angeles Symposium will be held June 20-23 at the L.A. Mart Design Center in Los Angeles. The three-day event unites leading furniture makers, design thinkers and curators from across the country for an ambitious roster of lectures, factory and studio tours and exhibitions.

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