Archives for June 2014

Education = Learning AND applying

Wood Industry Conference The underlying theme in Puerto Rico at this year’s Wood Industry Conference was clearly growth, with an emphasis on education. Two of my favourite people were there to present their ideas. One is Dean Mattson, who is a teacher at Cabinet Manufacturing North Salem High School in Salem, Ore., and 2013 Woodworking Machinery […]

Can’t find help? Look at home.

New labour prospects could be hoping for a second chance … and living next door Canada’s wood industry is in desperate need of skilled workers, and has been for a long time. Jim is a skilled worker looking for work in Canada’s wood industry. He is trained, loves working with wood, and would love nothing […]