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Reclaimed Wood is Chic and Big Business

Reclaimed Wood is Chic and Big Business


BY CHERYL TRUMAN   Everything at Lexington’s newest mega shopping/retail complex The Summit at Fritz Farm, on Nicholasville Road at Man o’ War, is brand new except for the parts that aren’t which makes the whole place even more fashionable. That would be the reclaimed wood, both inside and out. Outside,…

Building hobby into business

Building hobby into business


A Jacksonville man has turned his attention from pouring drinks to operating saws and routers. Joe Thomas hopes to build a lifelong love of woodworking into a profitable business. Thomas and Tracy Wood recently opened a woodworking shop called 217 Wood Works at 314 S. Main St., next door south…

Woodworking the slow way thrives in a South Bay woodshop

Woodworking the slow way thrives in a South Bay woodshop


Deep in the heart of high-tech Silicon Valley, there’s a woodworker chopping, shaving and carving by hand. Bernie Ross prides himself on doing things the hard way. He’s also teaching others how working with their hands can add humanity back into society. His art — from furniture to musical instruments to…

Home-based woodworking business growing in Culloden

Home-based woodworking business growing in Culloden


CULLODEN, W.Va. It all started out as a hobby, but it has now become an old-fashioned woodwork business with a high-technology designing twist. “Two years ago, around Christmas, I started making some personalized hand-made signs for people and gave them as gifts,” said Heather Bird of Culloden. “People saw what…

Showing the value of programmable CNC routing

Showing the value of programmable CNC routing


By John Legg Feb 9, 2017 With over 25 years of experience in the development of high-performance CNC routing, engraving and cutting solutions and with literally thousands of successful installations testifying to this achievement, AXYZ International has demonstrated unequivocally the value of programmable CNC routing. Nowhere is this more evident…