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

Appreciating Traditional Skills Through Hard Work

Skills that were once indispensable such as making soap, sewing, and woodworking have become rare in a high-tech, modern world. The knowledge and skills needed to maintain simple luxuries are slowly fading. It’s easy to forget how difficult it can be to make modern conveniences yourself. American culture has developed into a disposable economy, where 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

Susan McGalla on Women in Leadership

Susan McGalla is an executive consultant from Pittburgh, Pennsylvania. McGall is best known for her roles as president of American Eagle Outfitters and chief executive officer of Wet Seal Inc. McGalla is a former trustee of the University of Pittsburgh, sits on the boards of HFF Inc and the Magee-Womens Hospital Research Institute and Foundation Read the full article

Fabletics Runs With Athleisure Styles in Store and Online

It can be hard to get excited about working out in dull workout clothes with monochromatic color schemes. Many women and men do not want to have to choose between looking fashionable and being ready to hit the gym or go out for a run. So when the two founders of Fabletics wanted to demonstrate 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

The Implications of New Architectural Woodwork Standards

The North American Architectural Woodwork Standards have been released. Effective on July 1st, these guidelines will direct all projects on the continent. The standards contain safety measures, size limitations, and common materials. The handbook helps to solidify projects and make sure that all contractors adhere to the same regulations. In 2017, cabinet hardware is 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