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Woodworking Industry

Developmentally Disabled People Are Learning Woodworking

Skidz Reimagined is a vocational program in Lebanon, Ohio, that is teaching the skill of woodworking to people in the area that suffer from developmental disabilities. The program originally started out with only one student. However, a few more developmentally disabled people heard about it and wanted to join a few months later. The program Read the full article

A Beautiful Pen for a First Woodworking Project

Many woodworkers fondly recall their first woodworking project. For many woodworkers, that first project might have been a spice rack, a small toy, or a simple carving. Recently, one woman decided to share the story of her first woodworking project. You might be surprised to learn about the project. Do you know what it was? Read the full article

WOODWORKING

Woodworking is the process or activity where items are skillfully made from wood. These processes can be furniture making, carvings, woodturning and even carpentry joinery. Modern technology advancements and industry demands have changed woodwork field. For example, with computer aided (Numeric Controlled) machines, mass production of woodwork products can be accomplished at a very fast Read the full article

Couple Makes Money With Their Woodworking Hobby

John and Trudie Hechel live in the city of Plymouth, WI. They have enjoyed doing woodworking projects together for many years. They find it is a great way to spend time together. They started making various woodworking projects around 10 years ago as a hobby. The projects were fairly easy at first because neither John Read the full article

A Woodworking Nomad Has It Made

Many people imagine a woodworker to be someone with a home and a large woodworking shop located in the basement or a massive barn outside. While this may be true for many woodworkers, it certainly isn’t true for John McGill. McGill is a talented woodworker who doesn’t happen to have a home. In fact, he Read the full article

Wood Technology a Solution to the Derailing Lumber Industry

If you are in the lumber industry, it’s important that you keep tabs on the new lumber technology. The technology enables you to slice up a two by four beam and align it perpendicularly then glue or laminate to form a giant sandwich. The resulting Panel is both energy efficient and light, making it easier Read the full article

Buying Items from a Professional Woodworker

If you’ve ever gone down the street and noticed someone selling wood carvings, you know how expensive these pieces can be. While totally gorgeous and beautiful in their own way, these carvings could set you back hundreds or even thousands of dollars if you aren’t too careful about where you’re buying from. One way to Read the full article

Using Woodworking as a Way to Relax

In this day and age, we’re all looking for a way to relax from an otherwise hectic and chaotic life. Some people get into bad habits to take their mind off of their troubles, like smoking and overeating, while others find a more viable outlet that truly pays off in many more ways than one. Read the full article

Is Woodworking a Fun Hobby?

Developing a hobby and truly enjoying what you’re doing can actually be more difficult than you think. The reason for this is due to the fact that people spend a lot of money on a hobby only to find that they get bored with it and give it up entirely. Woodworking, on the other hand, Read the full article

Pier 1 Chairs Recalled in Light of Lead Paint

Pier 1 has recalled thousands of Temani wicker outdoor chairs that were subject to excessive lead paint usage. There have been no reported cases of consumer ailment, but this is a precautionary measure that could potentially save lives. Pier 1 does not have a history of safety violations, so no long term sanctions will be Read the full article