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April 21, 2021

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Matthias Wandel is a New Brunswick-based woodworking YouTuber with 1.68 million subscribers. When asked if he describes himself as a craftsman, artist, content creator, or something else, he wasn’t entirely sure of ... Read more.

Message From the Editor

Creativity doesn’t always mean something artistic. Creativity can mean finding innovative solutions, new approaches, and fresh perspectives. This week, we highlight some creative brainwaves from woodworkers and associations alike who have found ways to move their work forward. It’s all about finding the best tools to help you get to your desired result. Sometimes that tool can be a partnership, and sometimes it’s an actual tool. Here at Wood Industry, we celebrate ingenuity and creativity because they yield beautiful outcomes.  Grace Tatigian, Editor

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Latest News

LiGNA Trade Show Cancelled for 2021

LIGNA, the world’s leading trade show for woodworking and wood processing plant, machinery, and tools, has been cancelled for 2021 due to COVID-19. “Uncertainties in the wake of the pandemic still remain very high worldwide. Read more.

AWMAC Quebec Award Nominations

The Quebec chapter of the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC), the National voice of Canada’s architectural woodwork industry, is currently looking for nominations for their 2019-2020 ... Read more.

Platinum Equity to Acquire Cabinetworks Group

Platinum Equity has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Cabinetworks Group (“Cabinetworks”) from American Industrial Partners, GIC, and other equity holders. Cabinetworks is the largest independently ... Read more.

A Clear Breakthrough

Researchers from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD) recently published an article explaining how scientists at the university were able to develop an efficient method of ... Read more.

Budget 2021, Investing in the Forest-Based Bio-economy

The forest industry plays a vital role in many of Canada’s rural communities, and the industry will have an important place in greening our economy. Wood-based ... Read more.



Partnership and Collaboration Strengthens the Industry

In small, independent businesses, there’s a lot of competition. Alain Albert, founder of Woodoer, worked as a consultant for years, visiting cabinetmakers all across the ... Read more.


Latest Products

Caron Industries Updates Shaker-Style Cabinet Door

Renowned for its sleek lines and simple beauty, Caron Industries has updated the Shaker-style cabinet door with a slimmer, more stylish frame. The result: a modern variant on a classic design for functional and minimalist ... Read more.

20V MAX 3×360° Green Laser

DEWALT has unveiled its first 20V MAX 3×360° Green Line Laser (DCLE34030G) compatible with the DEWALT 12V MAX and 20V MAX battery platforms offering versatility across both battery systems. Compatibility with the ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

Osborne Introduces Mid-Century Modern Collection

Osborne Wood Products, Inc. is an international supplier of high-quality wood components. Their extensive line of products includes table legs, corbels, cabinetry, moulding, inlays, hardware, and more. Their newest addition is ... Read more.

Cutting Edge Technology

SCM, a secondary woodworking technology leader, virtually attended the International Mass Timber Conference earlier this month to meet professionals and experts of the supply chain for cross-laminated timber and mass timber ... Read more.

Latest Events

April 28 – 29, Architect@Work Canada, Toronto, ON

May 4 – 7, Interzum, Cologne, Germany

May 10 – 13, Interior Design Show, Toronto, ON

June 16 – 18, TISE: The International Surface Event, Las Vegas, NV

July 20 – 23, AWFS Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

September 14 - 17, Drema, Poznan, Poland

October 4 – 6, NeoCon, Chicago, IL

October 9 - 13, Intermob, Istanbul, Turkey

October 12 - 15, SICAM, Pordenone, Italy

November 4 - 6, WMS: Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo, Toronto, Ont.

From the Archives

The Rise in Wood Manufacturing

It’s boom days ahead for Canada’s wood manufacturers. Changes to the National Building Code, potential legislation, and growing interest in wood-based building materials is creating high demand for stakeholders throughout the ... Read more.

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