The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers® (AWFS®) is the largest national trade association in the U.S. representing the interests of the broad array of companies that supply the home and commercial furnishings industry.

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  • Jan 16, 2018
    Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service Housing Commentaries for November 2017.
    Below, please find two links to the Virginia Tech - U.S. Forest Service housing market commentaries ...
    Jan 16, 2018
    ZipRecruiter.com - AWFS Member Benefit
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  • Jan 09, 2018
    NAM Monday Economic Report - Jan 8, 2018
    Do you read the NAM (National Association of Manufacturers) "Monday Economic Report"? It's a valuabl...
    Jan 09, 2018
    Monthly Public Policy Report, Dec 2017
    AWFS is a client of LobbyIt. Each month, LobbyIt prepares the following report on public policy up...
  • Jan 02, 2018
    AWFS Benefit - Hearing Aids - Precise Hearing
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    Dec 18, 2017
    123inkjets.com - SALE - AWFS member Benefit
    123inkjets Semi-Annual Sale! 25% Off Ink & Toner with code SEMI. Valid 12/18/17 - 12/22/17. Get ...
  • Dec 18, 2017
    Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service Housing Commentaries for Ocotober 2017.
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    Dec 12, 2017
    Otterbox Season Savings
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  • Dec 11, 2017
    Baron Manufacturing Seeking Production Manager
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    Dec 06, 2017
    Apprenticeship Updates
    Advocates of workforce development and industry training and education are focused on the prospect o...
Industry News view all
  • This new project uses a bunch of tools: a 3D Printer, laser cutter, and some woodworking equipment. Clagett designed a set of rails to attach the system's Joy-Cons to (and posted the files online for free). He then used a laser cutter to cut out the various parts of the box, but noted that someone could use ...
  • TEUTOPOLIS, Ill. -- Stevens Industries, Inc. has announced the promotion of Jean Reid to casework business manager. She joined the company in 2017 as senior contract administrator. J.R. Elder, vice president of Casework Services, said, “Jean has been an outstanding addition to the Stevens ...
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Top 5 finalists have been named for the Young Woodworking Professionals Competition, which recognizes outstanding projects and the young wood pros that created them. Almost 70 entries were submitted. The winner of the competition will be announced at the Woodworking ...
  • Woodworking Tools market Report contains complete coverage, intensive analysis, and actionable market insights to spot opportunities in existing and potential markets. This Woodworking Tools Market report highlights key dynamics of current Industry sector. The potential of the Industry has been ...
  • Hi every one, I am looking for some help learning about woodworking/carpentry. I decided I wanted to learn more when I attempted to build a chicken coop and my poor chickens went to racoons... I...
  • ... also just opened a new full-service distribution site in Pittsburgh, on January 15, 2018. This site, located in the Leetsdale commercial park just west of Pittsburg is also an outbound and will-call distribution branch selling hardware, board, laminate, adhesives, finish and woodworking accessories.
  • Valkyrie Woodwork & Design Group is hiring again ! www.valkyriewoodwork.com After an explosive growth year we are growing again, and need exceptional people to join the team. We do custom...
  • Used but in exceptional condition!! Rarely used, in complete working condition. Wood Shop includ.
  • New York based filmmaker, Will Mayo, created a short documentary to showcase woodworking projects done by his grandfather, Joe Henson, who suffers from primary progressive aphasia, a form of dementia marked by the progressive loss of speech and language. "We were focusing on the life around ...
  • Woodworking
    Jan 18, 2018
    Woodworking The Indispensable Guide (Book) : Tribe, Chris : "A comprehensive step-by-step introduction to woodworking. Guides the reader through starting a workshop, using hand tools and power tools, routing, jointing, veneering and finishing wood projects."-- Provided by publisher.
  • MISSOULA, Mont. - 700,000 acres of Montana national forests burned in this summer's wildfires. The Montana Wood Products Association (MWPA) is planning to salvage about 30,000 of those acres, MWPA's executive director Julia Altemus told hundreds of people Tuesday. The Missoula Area ...
  • Woodworker, woodturner, and YouTuber Carl Jacobson demonstrates how to build an oak vase with twisted walnut strips. Check it out above. "I turned the two oak pieces on the ... Jacobson has been woodworking and woodturning most of his life. He's amassed over 26 million views on his YouTube ...
  • MAPLETON - The owner of a woodworking business proposing a major expansion has been directed to address neighbours' concerns about noise as part of a request for relief from zoning restrictions. Randy Kramer is seeking a zoning amendment to allow the expansion of his woodworking shop on ...
  • Synopsis: This three-in-one volume combines a trio of hard-to-find classics on artisanal woodworking techniques and designs. Professional and amateur woodworkers will find it a treasure trove of projects involving buhl work (creating cabinetry using metal inlays), marquetry (pieces adorned with ...
  • HTF MI presents an in-depth assessment of current Woodworking Machinery key market drivers, market size and trends and Asia-Pacific Woodworking Machinery opportunities, challenges, and restraints as well as key market segments, technological updates, impact of any regulatory policies as well as ...
  • Woodworking Machines Market report contains a market overview, growth, demand, and forecast with penetrating overview and solution in the complex world of Woodworking Machines industry. Woodworking Machines Market report focuses on the key vendor's profiles in detail with granular analysis of ...
  • Knowing the applications and the harvesting and storage processes for each particular tree came first as a matter of subsistence: Virtanen was initiated into woodworking as a child by necessity —the postwar years required every Finn, no matter how young, to find a way to make do and make money with ...
  • The demand for coated abrasives is concentrated among the various industries such as, metalworking, woodworking, automotive, electronics & semiconductors, and aerospace & defense among others, of which, the metalworking and woodworking industry accounts for nearly 60% of the overall revenue ...
  • Who: Justin Nelson's woodwork is on display at Red Chair Gallery through January. Justin Nelson specializes in woodworking and owns the boutique woodshop, Fernweh Woodworking, in Eugene. He uses geometric shapes in many of his designs and has a modern style. Nelson creates wooden ...
  • Build it or Buy it? There are many pros and cons to manufacturing cabinet and closet components in-house versus outsourcing and these decisions could have a significant impact on a company's profit margin. Learn the ins and outs of the age old debate in a lively discussion with two industry vets - Mike ...
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