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  • November 16th, 2017
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AWFS Announces New Online Student Competition

Call for Entries: AWFS Announces New Online Student Competition “Design it Digital” to Focus on CAD Skills ANAHEIM, CA – November 16, 2017 – The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers® (AWFS®) announces the launch of Design it Digital, a new CAD-based design contest that is open to middle school, high school, and post-secondary students […]

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  • November 14th, 2017
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AWFS Member Benefit – OTTERBOX

Click here to learn and save on OTTERBOX products as part of your AWFS Membership.

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  • November 3rd, 2017
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Your voice needed NOW on apprenticeship

There’s a new apprenticeship bill moving in Congress that needs your support. The PARTNERS Act of 2017 aims to expand apprenticeship with the goal of building a skilled workforce. PARTNERS stands for Promoting Apprenticeship with Regional Training Networks for Employers Required Skills. It’s a bipartisan bill that would support partnerships between business and local workforce […]

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  • October 31st, 2017
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Enjoy the Decore of Halloween with these Rustic Jack-O-Lanterns

DREXEL HILL, Pa. – Made from 100 percent reclaimed, recycled, and salvaged wood, Reclaim and Refurbish’s jack-o-lanterns are hand cut, sanded, and assembled. “All nail holes, saw marks, cracks, splinters, nails and variable coloring are kept to highlight the rustic charms of the pieces,” says Reclaim & Refurbish on its Etsy page. The lanterns come with a […]

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  • October 16th, 2017
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Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service Housing Commentaries for August 2017.

Please find two links to the Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service housing market commentaries for August 2017.  These commentaries contain in-depth data and comments on the U.S. housing market. Part 1: Main – http://woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2017-08a-august-main.pdf Part 2: Economic conditions – http://woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2017-08b-august-econ-cond.pdf

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  • October 11th, 2017
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AWFS Announces Design It Digital (DID)

This brand-new online student design contest is open to to middle school, high school, and post-secondary students in North America. The contest will run from November 2017 to May 2018, with the winners being announced in August of 2018. Cash prizes will be awarded to three students at the Middle School / High School Level […]

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  • September 20th, 2017
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Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service housing market commentaries for July 2017.

Part 1: Main – http://woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2017-07a-july-main.pdf Part 2: Economic conditions – http://woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2017-07b-july-econ-cond.pdf  

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  • September 13th, 2017
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Canadian Government Supports Industry Trade School

Selkirk College’s Silver King Campus Breaks Ground on Student Commons Building.

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  • August 31st, 2017
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AWFS Member Newsletter, Summer 2017

Click here to read the Summer 2017 AWFS Suppliers Edge Newsletter.

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  • August 29th, 2017
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Pillar Machine Donating 1% of Sales to Houston Floods

Pillar Machine Donating 1% of Sales to Houston Floods.  Please click here to learn more.

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