Out of the Woodwork

Beetle kill pine lives on

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 September 2010 00:00

64_beetlekill_01Entrepreneurship 101 teaches that if you see a void in the market, you create a product to fill it. Corbin Clay took that advice and ran with it when he started Corbin Woodworking, his Denver-based woodworking company, last year. The company offers custom-built furniture and cabinetry made of "beetle kill pine."

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African three-wheelers

Monday, 13 September 2010 00:00

64_africanthreewheelers_01Engineering students of all types at Purdue University are involved in an ongoing project to design, build and set up a local facility in Bangang, Cameroon, to produce basic utility vehicles that can assist with the transportation of produce and people.

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Plant a tree for Michael

Monday, 16 August 2010 00:00

64_plant_01Arizona resident Trisha Franklin, a longtime fan of Michael Jackson, recently founded the "A Million Trees for Michael" program in which she teamed up with non-profit organization American Forests to plan the future planting of donated trees in honor of the late recording artist.

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Please be seated, if you dare

Monday, 16 August 2010 00:00

64_please_01Furniture designer Deger Cengiz presented his "Cactus Chair" as part of "The Dreamers" exhibition in May at Voos Furniture in New York. His experimental design combines functionality with artistic concepts, though you might be thinking, Who'd want to sit on a cactus?

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Joe is always a pro

Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

56_joesainz_01Meet Joe. He's a pro. He's Joe the Pro.

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