May 2015

wsn175_0515

News Desk


Big turnout expected for AWFS 2015.


Furniture Society lightens its approach.


Washington school honors former board chairwoman.


WOOD MARKETS: Cherry sales stay on a steady course.


Tools & Techniques


Bosch unveils breakthrough with flesh-detecting saw.


Vectric updates its Aspire software.


SCM Group adds new five-axis machining center.


TigerStop offers TigerRip 1000 as add-on accessory.


Ironwood rolls out new wide belt sander line.


Vacuum presses: Commercial and shop-built solutions.


Columns


PRO SHOP: Synchronicity. By David Getts


FINISHING: Tips and tricks. By Bob Flexner


THE CUTTING EDGE: Fine tuning a post-processor. By R.W. Lee


Features


BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: Business partners took very different paths to their joint venture in Ohio, combining cabinetmaking and home-storage solutions.


CLOSING THE DEAL TAKES A DEFT TOUCH: In this day and age of big-box cookie-cutter designs, woodshops have to sell their good personal service along with their craft.


HERE (OR THERE) TO STAY: The days of the one-man shop doing it all are fading as outsourcing creates efficiencies and better profits for small businesses.