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Thermwood’s YouBuild keeps costs lower

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 September 2012 00:00

08_news_desk_1For those who own the brand’s CNC machinery, Thermwood is offering a new Internet-based program called YouBuild to generate new business. The free program designates a shop as a cut center, able to produce custom parts from online orders.

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Tennessee woodworking school to open

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 September 2012 00:00

10_news_deskAfter four years in the works, Bill Carney is pleased to announce that the Chattanooga Woodworking Academy in downtown Chattanooga will open for its first semester this fall. Carney says his goal is to help individuals develop their woodworking skills to a professional level, citing the lack of such opportunities in his location.

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Maine college gains woodworking grant

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 September 2012 00:00

12_news_deskSchool administrators at Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor expect their new federally subsidized fine woodworking and cabinetmaking program to be the solution to providing students with local employment opportunities after graduation.

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AWI foundation hands out scholarships

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 August 2012 00:00

08_news_desk_1With an infusion of funds and its new tax-exempt status, the Architectural Woodwork Institute Educational Foundation was able to provide scholarships to students advancing their woodworking careers and to organizations supporting advancement of the woodworking industry.

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CMA rolls out certification program at IWF

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 August 2012 00:00

08_news_desk_2The Cabinet Makers Association will offer its full professional certification program at IWF 2012 in Atlanta.

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