My weekend in Columbus began early on Thursday, January 28, with an on-time flight (a true rarity) landing a bit after 9AM. The sun was shining, the weather clear and relatively warm. The precursor to a successful woodworking show. Read more
Categories: Woodworking Show Reports | Tags: Barnard School of Woodworking, Bosch Tools, Bush Oil, Columbus, Jim Heavey, Lee Valley, Lou Gatch, The Woodworking Shows, Titebond, WOOD Magazine Traveling Ambassador
Despite what we all know are tough economic times, many tool and woodworking-product manufacturers continue to bring new and innovative tools to the market. I got to see many of these first-hand the past few days at the Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers Fair in Las Vegas, the biggest U.S. tradeshow of the year for woodworking. Over 500 manufacturers showed up to display and demonstrate their new products (and some launched in recent years), hoping to generate business with retail distributors and end users.