Woodcraft has entered the saw blade manufacturing market with six new WoodRiver® products. Director of Product Development Darin Lawrence and Product Development Manager Charles Wolfe said, “The main focus when developing these products was to provide the best quality possible at a price that could beat anyone else in the market. We absolutely hit that with our new saw blades.”
In an effort to balance the safety and health of its employees during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with the financial well-being of the company, Woodcraft took steps recently to allow some of the corporate office staff the option of working from home. We polled some of our remote workers for their best tips for creating a successful work/life balance and we’d like to share those with others who may be navigating this new territory along with us.
Volunteers of all ages and skill levels handcrafted 15,385 unique wood pens in 2019 for the Woodcraft Turn for Troops program that sends the pens to military personnel on active duty or recovering from injuries. The total of pens turned since this program began 16 years ago is 190,609.
Creativity in the home woodshop is celebrated by co-hosts Scott and Suzy Phillips during Season 27 of The American Woodshop that will air on January 19, 2020, on PBS.
Today’s Homeowner and Woodcraft teamed up to make one person’s Christmas a whole lot brighter this year with their “Tools Under My Tree Giveaway.” Sonya Bell of Vacaville, California, was randomly selected from more than 8,000 eligible entries to receive a $1,000 gift card from the nation’s oldest and largest supplier of woodworking tools, supplies and plans, Woodcraft.
In spite of the need for anonymity, The Patriot Woodworker organization substantially exceeded its $1,500 fundraising goal to provide a Merry Christmas for a Wounded Warrior and his family. Woodcraft is one of three retailers who support the annual project. Read more in this Woodworking Adventures blog by Sharon.
Woodcraft is preparing for its 16th Turn for Troops National Turn-a-Thon on November 9 and 10, 2019. Woodcraft retail stores throughout the US will host Turn-a-Thons and invite volunteers to come and make unique gifts for military personnel on active duty and recovering in rehabilitation facilities.
If you have woodworkers and DIYers on your year-round gift lists, check out these products that will make many of their tasks easier and their overall work experience more successful. Plus Sharon has included the last gift idea just for fun – an intriguing wood model.
Finding more space to store and display all the “stuff” used for day-to-day living, as well as life’s pleasures, can be an adventure that ends with everything in its perfect place. Woodcraft can help you with a few ideas to kick-start your space hunt and then suggestions for tools and supplies to make your storage projects successful.