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  • 8 things woodworking exhibitors wish attendees knew

    Tradeshows, industry fairs, and professional seminars are essential for woodworkers to gain profitable insights on where our industry is going and what the latest technologies will be needed to meet the challenges.

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  • CMA Sets Dates & Location For 2020 National Conference

    The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) is excited to announce that their next National Conference will be held March 4-6, 2020 in St. Charles, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago) at the Q Center.

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  • 3 ways to improve inventory through software

    There are plenty of tips available if your woodworking business is in the market for software. What is out there? What are the costs? What sort of manufacturing options are available? The most important…

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  • Boise Cascade acquires American Lumber Distributors

    BOISE, Idaho – Boise Cascade will acquire American Lumber Distributors and Brokers, Inc., headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. American Lumber is a wholesale distributor of lumber as well as plywood, oriented strand board (OSB),…

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  • GAO Report On EPA Risk Assessments Sparks Reaction

    The Government Accountability Office (GAO), which provides investigative services for the United States Congress, issued a report earlier this month entitled “Status of EPA’s Efforts to Produce Assessments and Implement the Toxic…

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  • U.S. Kitchen Manufacturers File Trade Case Against China

    The American Kitchen Cabinet Alliance (AKCA) filed a trade case on March 6 with the U.S. Department of Commerce and International Trade Association (ITA) against China. AKCA alleges China received illegal subsidies…

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  • EPA Publishes Final Rule On Wood Coating MACT

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published on March 4 its final rule on the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Surface Coating of Wood Building Products.

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  • Innovations in Edgebanding

    As every furniture manufacturer and fabricator knows, having a poor Edgeband detracts from the finished piece—and from the beauty of the Formica® Laminate surface. Luckily, the machinery and technology that make Edgebanding…

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  • These Laminates Radiate the Warmth of Real Wood

    The beauty and warmth of wood shine through the 30-plus tones in Treefrog Veneers’ collection of prefinished real wood veneer laminates. Classic walnuts, white and gray oaks and bold zebrawood can be…

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  • Lack of interest and work ethic driving labor shortage, say woodworkers

    We recently surveyed 150 woodworkers to find out if the companies they work at are having trouble finding laborers. 80 percent said yes. We asked what they believed was causing the shortage…

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