Study says artists aren’t prepared for emergencies.
Survey finds changing kitchen trends.
Massachusetts guild seeks scholarship applicants.
WOOD MARKETS: Smart buyers are switching to soft maple.
Tools & Techniques
Safety Speed Mfg. offers new screw pocket machine.
Portamate rolls out new miter saw stand.
Epilog Laser debuts its Fusion 40 system.
Legacy CNC machine offers an array of options.
FINISHING: Hands-on finishing that machines can’t touch. By Bob Flexner
BITS & BLADES: Carbide cutters aren’t always what they seem. By John English
PRO SHOP: Inspiration and ideas are all around you. By John English
RIGHT WHERE HE WANTS TO BE: With a burgeoning business in a waterfront community, Kelley Huppertz finds plenty of motivation to keep his customers happy.
THREE LAWSUITS AND A CLOUD OF DUST: Dust control in your shop can mean the difference between a thriving business and one that’s facing legal action for years to come.
BED OF ROSES: Ingenuity spurred Charles Kurak to focus on building Murphy fold-up beds after the recession hit and his Florida shop is sitting pretty because of it.