Out of the Woodwork

Making music and guitars

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

56_guitars_03The owners of Mountainsong Instruments, a new business offering high-quality handcrafted guitars and mandolins, know their custom products are sought after by music enthusiasts like themselves.

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Getting started with a fellowship

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

48_oowTanner Price, a senior in the woodworking and furniture design program at Maine College of Art in Portland was one of 10 college seniors awarded a Windgate Fellowship of $15,000 from the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, located at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

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A new venture

Monday, 16 July 2012 00:00

56_oow_1Nick Falzone, owner of Nick Falzone Design in Alemeda, Calif., has just started out in his business, but he has big dreams for manufacturing a line of designer wooden computer cases.

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Minwax honors guild

Monday, 16 July 2012 00:00

The Michigan Woodworkers Guild, based in Royal Oak, won the 2011 Community Craftsman Award, presented by Minwax, for its numerous contributions to the Detroit Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

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Rockler meets tree-planting goal

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 June 2012 00:00

56_oowRockler Woodworking and Hardware celebrated Earth Day by partnering with the Hardwood Forestry Fund in a donation-based tree planting program. The goal was to plant 20,000 new trees and, according to Rockler vice president of marketing Scott Ekman, it was a mission accomplished.

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