STL193: Pocket Screws vs. Dominos

Decoration Table - July 6, 2019 Start Woodworking Season 1 by Matt Berger, Asa Christiana Question 1:  From Dan:I recently built a pair of desks featured in issue #270. I built them mostly the way Michael ....

Malouf Partners with Podium to Support Retail Partners and Children in Need

Decoration Table - July 5, 2019 Malouf recently announced its partnership with Podium, a Utah-based software company specializing in customer interaction management. Moving forward, these two businesses will work together to achieve a common goal: to ....

Art Van Furniture to Kick Off 60th Anniversary Celebration

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Art Van Furniture announced that it will make one car-loving enthusiast’s dream come true during its 60th anniversary celebration. The Midwest furniture and mattress retailer will kick off its diamond ....

Three Top 100 Retailers Go Live on STORIS in 40 Days

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 STORIS announced that it has successfully held software conversion launch events for two brand new Top 100 home furnishings retailers as well as a major system merge for The Dufresne ....

Bob’s Discount Furniture Announces New Brand Campaign

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Bob's Discount Furniture recently announced a new brand campaign designed to shed light on how the company creates and offers accessible value for its customers. As the retailer, with 119 ....

Art Van Continues Free Flag Exchange on 4th of July

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Art Van Furniture announced that it will continue it's annual Flag Exchange Program this year. The public is invited to trade in their used Old Glories for new 3-foot by ....

Classic Brands Names Corrie Spohn Director of Administration

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Classic Brands announced that it has named Corrie Spohn its first director of administration to oversee all human resources and administrative functions for the specialty mattress producer. Spohn held the ....

Messe Frankfurt and nmedia Launch Nextrade

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Nextrade is a new digital ordering and data management system for suppliers and retailers. Messe Frankfurt rand nmedia ecently announced that the pilot version of Nextrade, the digital marketplace for ....

Buying Groups and Associations Gather in Atlanta for July 2019 Market

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Fourteen buying groups and professional organizations will have a presence at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market®, July 9-15, 2019. Highlights include the first-ever summer market meeting of ....

NCFI To Open First Showroom at Summer Vegas Market

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 NCFI, a manufacturer of flexible polyurethane foam, announced that it is opening its first showroom at the Summer Las Vegas Furniture Market at C-1578. The showroom will give the company ....

MIFF 2019 Breaks Billion Dollar Sales at 25th Anniversary Edition

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), the  industry’s largest marketplace in Southeast Asia, reports that it has exceeded the billion- dollar sales mark for the first time in its 25-year history. ....

Capel Rugs Announces Summer Market Introductions

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Left to Right: Charise Kazak in blue multi, Charise Tabriz in fog blue, Charise Mahal in dark chocolate and Charise Ushak in scarlet. Capel Rugs has announced  new designs that ....

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Purchases New Home at High Point

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 The 17,500 sq. ft. building is located just one block from the International Home Furnishings Center in the heart of the High Point Market. The American Home Furnishings Hall of ....

FXI’s Philippe Knaub Joins CertiPUR-US Board of Directors

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Philippe Knaub, senior vice president and chief technology officer of the Media, Pennsylvania-based foam supplier FXI, has joined the board of directors of the Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam (AFPF), ....

Monthly Furniture Insights from Smith and Leonard

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 MONTHLY RESULTS   New Orders Following two months of declining new orders, the results of our survey of residential furniture manufacturers and distributors continued the downward trend. New orders in ....

Success Secret #3 From Furniture Training Company: Unburden Your Sales Manager

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 You already know that “Nothing happens until something is sold.” Do you know that the sales manager should have no other focus than ensuring that product is selling?It’s likely your ....

How to Fix the Problem in Department Stores

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 No two ways about it, department stores are in a heap of trouble. From 2007 to 2018, sales in department stores, excluding discount department stores, declined a whopping 32.4%, dropping ....

Future of Home Conference to Address the Forces of Change Sweeping the Home Industry

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Business of Home, a news publication for the home industry, along with High Point Market Authority, announced that they will present the first-ever Future of Home Conference, September 9–10 in ....

OW Lee Introduces the New Grand Cay Aluminum Collection

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 OW Lee, a manufacturer of high-end outdoor furniture, fire pits, and accessories located in Ontario, Calif., announced the introduction of their new Grand Cay collection. The eclectic look of the ....

Malouf Partners with Podium to Support Retail Partners and Children in Need

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Malouf recently announced its partnership with Podium, a Utah-based software company specializing in customer interaction management. Moving forward, these two businesses will work together to achieve a common goal: to ....

Tool News: Bora Tool’s New PM-900 Workbench Caster Kit Set

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Photo: courtesy of Bora ToolFrom Bora Tool: Bora Tool, a leading manufacturer of tools, woodworking and workshop accessories, announces the release of its all-new mobility solution—the PM-900 Workbench Caster Kit. ....

STL192: Learning To Cut Dovetails

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Dovetailing episodes from Chris Gochnour’s Enfield Cupboard Video Workshop: Question 1: From Jerrud:I’m making a dresser that is 72″ long, 18″ deep and 24″ high not including legs. For a ....

Tool News: Wagner Meters Brings New Orion® Pinless Wood Moisture Meters to AWFS 2019

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Photo: courtesy of Wagner MetersFrom Wagner Meters: Wagner Meters proudly brings to AWFS 2019 new Orion meters that build on the tradition of their popular MMC/MMI predecessors by adding dual-depth ....

Plus You Might Learn Something…

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Six tool chests in five days (and six tired but happy makers).I left my woodworking magazine cubicle just a bit more than 18 months ago. Since then, I’ve been in ....

Guy Dunlap’s Garage Shop Solutions

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Like a lot of other woodworkers, my shop is in a two-car garage. This can cause problems not only with space for tools and machinery, but also workflow and storage. ....

Tool News: Bridge City Tool Works Introduces Two New Hand Planes

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Photo: Courtesy of Bridge City Tool WorksFrom Bridge City Tool Works: Many in our industry regard John Economaki as the foremost designer of woodworking hand tools. So perhaps it’s not ....

Thomas Chippendale and the origin of design

Decoration Table - July 4, 2019 Published first in 1754, Thomas Chippendale’s Gentleman and Cabinet-maker’s Director was a revolution for the world of design. Prior to its publication, Chippendale was one of many furniture makers working ....