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Things We Mostly Ignore During Home Decor Process

What is better than a beautiful, decorative and a luxury home? No doubt, home design plays a major role, but the way you decorate it reflect your tastes and aesthetic. But, here in this article, I’m going to discuss several things that we usually ignore during the home décor…


Added by Emma Miah on October 17, 2017 at 1:38am — No Comments

Service evaluations offered for customers in hurricane areas

C.R. Onsrud, a manufacturer of CNC machine tools, is reaching out to manufacturing facilities in the wake of the hurricane damaged areas on the East and Gulf coasts.

While most C.R. Onsrud customers have not experienced downtime due to the placement of electrical cabinetry above the table of the CNC router, some of the company’s customers in the hardest hit areas may be experiencing flood damage.

In an effort to assist companies in Houston and the surrounding areas hit by…


Added by Karl Forth on October 4, 2017 at 10:25am — No Comments

WMMA regional meeting tours C.R. Onsrud, Precision Drive Systems

WMMA held its first regional networking and education event in Charlotte, North Carolina, in mid-September.

They had more than 40 participants in the inaugural event. In-person committee meetings were full of information and ideas on moving the organization forward. Speakers Cyndi Gave and Urs Buehlmann shared their expertise on hiring processes and understanding of the monthly housing and economic reports.

Participants also toured Precision Drive Systems and C.R. Onsrud. Tours…


Added by Karl Forth on September 29, 2017 at 3:04pm — No Comments

DeWalt responds to OSHA enforcement of respirable crystalline silica standard

On September 23, OSHA began enforcement of the new respirable crystalline silica in construction standard.

DeWalt has reported that it has more than 60 ways to comply with the OSHA Silica Dust Ruling through its line of Perform & Protect tools and accessories. A full list of these tools and accessories can be on the DeWalt website.

In tooling, DeWalt recommends that users operate and maintain tools in accordance with manufacturer's instructions to minimize dust emissions.…


Added by Karl Forth on September 25, 2017 at 8:55am — No Comments

The Reasons Behind Wood Mode Cabinets’ Phenomenal Success

Kitchen cabinets are an excellent way to spice up any kitchen space, providing functionality as well as aesthetic appeal to any kitchen setting. With so many brands and variants coming up, it can be quite confusing to distinguish between them. This brings us to Wood-Mode Cabinets.…


Added by Alfie Davis on September 11, 2017 at 3:26am — No Comments

How to Go about Designing an Outdoor Kitchen in Your Backyard

Outdoor cooking has become a popular recreation across many households in the United States. Some prefer it for grilling and barbecuing, while others just like the feel of the great outdoors. Whatever the reason may be, outdoor cooking is a very satisfying activity, in particular for individuals who feel somewhat suffocated in a closed kitchen space. In regions with humid sub-tropical climatic conditions like that of Houston, outdoor cooking can be a great way for getting fresh air and…


Added by Alfie Davis on September 8, 2017 at 1:41am — No Comments

Simple Ways Cafés Can Increase Revenue

If you are running a business you would want it to be profitable. It is not easy to make a mark on the industry and build a reputation. If you have a café business, then you need to offer something unique to the customers so they prefer your café over the others. To increase the sales and get good profits you need to have a proper plan. You cannot get the best sales just…


Added by Emma Miah on September 7, 2017 at 2:30am — No Comments

Quebec has most Canadian plant sites among FDMC 300 companies

FDMC 300 companies operate 35 woodworking plant operations in Quebec, the most in Canada. Ontario had 28 FDMC 300 plant sites, Manitoba 11, Alberta 2, British Columbia 2 and Saskatchewan 1.

The FDMC 300 is a group of the 300 largest cabinet, furniture, millwork, store fixture, office/contract and component producers in North America.

Sales for the FDMC 300 group of companies grew 5 percent in 2016 over the previous year to $48.786 billion. That represents the fifth consecutive…


Added by Karl Forth on September 6, 2017 at 2:33pm — No Comments

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) Stock Colors/Finishes now available from WalzCraft

WalzCraft is now offering six High Pressure Laminate (HPL) Stock Colors / Finishes from Formica. All stocked colors / finishes (shown above) are available on our contemporary slab style HPL Doors and Drawer Fronts, as well as…


Added by WalzCraft on September 1, 2017 at 6:16am — No Comments

MacBeath Hardwood expands to Stockton, California

MacBeath Hardwood has announced the opening of a location in Stockton, California. The new location is at 2648 Teepee Dr. in the Cherokee Industrial Park. The lot size is close to three acres, and the warehouse is 63,000 square feet. It is equipped with two dock doors, four grade level doors, and a fenced and paved yard. In addition to the warehouse space, there is 9,200 square foot of retail space.

This property was purchased with the full intent of being a hub location in Northern…


Added by Karl Forth on August 28, 2017 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Mereen-Johnson marks expansion

Mereen-Johnson, LLC, makers of industrial woodworking machinery, will be holding a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of its recent plant expansion in this eastern South Dakota city.

The ribbon cutting will be immediately followed by an ice cream and hot dog social. The social will include music and refreshments. All events are open to the general public.

Mereen-Johnson makes heavy-duty woodworking equipment and has been headquartered in Minneapolis since 1905.…


Added by Karl Forth on August 18, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Blues, grays dominate new Showplace cabinet color palette

Showplace Wood Products is offering four new standard paint colors that give North American cabinet consumers new choices from the popular gray and blue palette. Now available for Showplace overlay, inset and ShowplaceEVO door styles are standard paint colors regal Dignity Blue, soft Smokey Blue, striking Naval and sophisticated Gauntlet Gray.

The flexibility of the new Showplace standard paint colors lies in their ability to interact with other trending cabinetry tones, from white to…


Added by Karl Forth on August 11, 2017 at 8:54am — No Comments

Modern Wood Design to install laser edgebander

Modern Wood Design will be installing the IMA Novimat Compact R3, which will be the first laser edgebanding machine in southern California. The Los Angeles-area cabinet door manufacturer already specializes in thermofoil, veneer and MDF paint grade doors. The addition of the IMALUX will add to their capabilities.

The IMA Novimat Compact R3 is designed to handle edge processing with the option to use traditional EVA glue, PUR glue or the new IMA laser edgebanding (IMALUX).…


Added by Karl Forth on August 4, 2017 at 4:02pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Mix Wood in Your Bedroom Decor

Home décor is not an easy task as there are a lot of options to choose from. The bedroom is one of the most important rooms of the house so make sure that you pay attention to the décor of the bedroom. When it comes to the bedroom you have to create a balance between…


Added by Emma Miah on August 4, 2017 at 7:08am — No Comments

AWFS Fair attendance up 17 percent for 2017

AWFS Fair 2017 attendance increased over 2015 as the show hosted 12,306 registered attendees (a 17 percent increase) and 18,457 total…


Added by Karl Forth on August 1, 2017 at 8:47am — No Comments

Student wood designs recognized at AWFS Fair

Cody Campanie, a student at Seattle Central College won The Best of Show Award, in the 2017 AWFS Fresh Wood Competition after judges reviewed the projects of 41 finalists from 16 different high schools and colleges in the U.S. and Canada at the 2017 AWFS Fair. Twenty-seven students went home with monetary prizes ranging from $250 to $1,000, along with trophies and software prizes.


Campanie was awarded a special sculpture made by renowned woodworker and artist Garry Knox Bennett,…


Added by Karl Forth on July 28, 2017 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Improve Your Office Space with Wood Décor

If you want to create a beautiful environment in an office then you need to pay attention to its décor. The décor has a significant role to play when it comes to creating a nice, comfortable and beautiful office. Using wood decorations is an excellent way of creating a contemporary and modern look. There is a lot of variety of wood materials when it comes to the office decorations like cherry wood, blond wood, wood furnishing and paneling and…


Added by Emma Miah on July 22, 2017 at 12:07am — No Comments

Festool starts U.S. manufacturing

Festool has announced that it has started producing its FS Guide Rails, a system component and accessory of many of its power tools, at the company’s North American headquarters in Indiana. Festool plans to expand its Lebanon-based manufacturing location for additional production lines and other products in the future.

FS Guide Rails production uses U.S.-sourced material and will begin shipping throughout the U.S. and Canadian markets in late 2017.

FS guide rails are aluminum…


Added by Karl Forth on July 12, 2017 at 8:29am — No Comments

Strong business means lead times grow for HPFi

HPFi (High Point Furniture Industries) announced that it completed its fiscal year 2017 with another strong finish. The company’s project-driven contract and educational segments continue to grow, and the company’s manufacturing facilities have started to work overtime.

HPFi reports that it is beginning to experience extended lead times. This is affecting both the casegoods operation and seating location. The following lead times are being incorporated into project schedules:…


Added by Karl Forth on July 10, 2017 at 9:53am — No Comments

SawStop to be acquired by TTS Tooltechnic Systems

SawStop has announced the acquisition of SawStop, LLC by TTS Tooltechnic Systems, a family-owned company based in Wendlingen, Germany. The TTS family of companies includes Festool, Tanos, Cleantec and others, and employs more than 2,500 people worldwide.


The acquisition is expected to be completed in July 2017. SawStop’s current management team will continue to operate the company out of its Oregon headquarters.  SawStop was established in 1999. The company’s saws are designed to…


Added by Karl Forth on June 28, 2017 at 2:54pm — No Comments

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