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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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New Hampshire group inks gallery deal

Monday, 20 August 2012 00:00

11_news_deskA new gallery for the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association is a win-win situation for the guild and the town of Concord, N.H. The organization, founded in 1993, now has 25 professional woodworking artist members dedicated to continuing the state’s legacy of fine furniture making. Before now, members could only show their work at temporary exhibits.

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Community shop thrives in Philly

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 July 2012 00:00

08_news_desk_1Community woodshops are regaining popularity in cities throughout the country. And Philadelphia is no exception. Philadelphia Woodworks opened in April in the northwest neighborhood of Manayunk.

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