Woodworkers, not unlike wood itself, must be given time to grow. That simple fact is the foundation of Laguna Tools’ participation in the woodworking program headed by teacher Rand Hall at McKinley Middle School (MMS).
When Edwards Interior Aerospace started taxiing down the runway for its maiden flight in 1998, few industry insiders could have predicted the company’s impressive ascent in the highly competitive corporate jet market category.
The martial arts are more frequently associated with breaking boards than milling them. But Mike Lee, the owner of Lee’s Country Woods in Wood Lake, Minnesota, has managed to combine both worlds, with the help of a Laguna Tools Smart Shop II 4 X 8 ATC.
A company that identifies, gears up for and enters a new market is a classic business scenario. But when such a company enables a key supplier to discover and ultimately enter a new market as well, a true win-win situation is created. Such is the relationship that has emerged from the close association between Laguna Tools and Design Dynamics.
David DiRanna spent his entire corporate career using erasable whiteboards to illustrate points for meetings, track important projects and jot down new ideas. Little did he know that whiteboards would one day become a very lucrative second career for the talented woodworker.
When a Trader Joe’s or Vons is undergoing a remodel – or simply needs a store freshened up with new register counters or a different motif for its deli, pharmacy or produce departments – chances are, you’re looking at the craftsmanship of JD Woodcraft, located in Ontario, California.
For some woodworking furniture operations, the term “occasional table” furniture means they only sell their pieces occasionally. This is not the case for Wood Castle Hardwood Furniture in Oregon, who has seen their business soar despite a devastating fire and turbulent economy.
For the founders Scott and Bob Stevens, what began as an idea to create beautiful, natural wooden toys, has turned into an entirely different venture for two brothers – a fully equipped woodshop open to the public in the Los Angeles area called Community Woodshop.
Imagine spending months designing and building your dream home, only to destroy it once it’s completed. In a sense, that’s what Trade Design, Inc. does with its highly touted, one-of-a-kind trade displays after a trade show is over.