Woodworking information — October 10, 2022


From the Society of American Interval Furnishings Makers:

Annually, the Society of American Interval Furnishings Makers acknowledges a person whose achievements finest mirror the mission of SAPFM. The Cartouche Award is SAPFM’s manner of acknowledging the contributions made by craftsmen, educators, conservators, and supporters, skilled or hobbyist, who’ve impressed or instructed others, or who’ve merely made the world extra pleasing because of their skillful labors. Annually, the recipient of the award is honored on the Cartouche Award banquet, held along with Colonial Williamsburg’s annual convention Working Wooden within the 18th Century.

The concept of presenting an award to acknowledge excellence in interval furnishings making was impressed by school soccer’s Heisman Trophy, given yearly to award excellent efficiency within the subject.

Daniel Faia graduated from the Cupboard and Furnishings Making program on the North Bennet Avenue Faculty in Boston, Massachusetts in 1994 the place he presently serves because the division head. He has been on the college since shortly after commencement, first as an assistant to Will Neptune within the “quick course” program. He turned a full-time teacher in 2006 and was promoted to division head in 2010. He has additionally taught on the Furnishings Institute of Massachusetts, The Connecticut Valley Faculty of Woodworking and the Windsor Institute. He lately opened his personal facility to show small group workshops in Rollinsford, New Hampshire. He has produced the very best high quality work for many years together with high-style interval work, wooden carving and Windsor chairs. His work covers a variety of types and woodworking traditions.

Since his commencement from NBSS he has labored constructing furnishings, interval reproductions and conventional woodcarving. He has additionally participated in demonstrations, displays, and shows for organizations corresponding to Colonial Williamsburg, Harmony Museum, Fruitlands Museum, Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers, Museum of Tremendous Arts- Boston, Previous State Home- Boston, Previous Sturbridge Village, The Society of American Interval Furnishings Makers, The Furnishings Society, and The Previous Manse.

Along with instructing in individual, demonstrating the craft to teams and actively constructing commissions Dan has written extensively for Tremendous Woodworking journal starting in 2003. He’s an energetic member of the Guild of New Hampshire Woodworkers and SAPFM. We congratulate him on his choice because the 2023 Cartouche recipient and his story and previous work might be featured within the 2023 version of American Interval Furnishings. Extra details about Daniel Faia, his work and the workshops he conducts may be discovered on-line at: https://danielfaia.com/

Oneida Air Programs Brings Automated Airflow Management to Smaller Retailers

SYRACUSE, NY (October 46, 2022) –Oneida Air Programs’ new 3HP V-System with SMART Increase overcomes the restrictions many woodworkers expertise with typical, fastened velocity mud collectors. The place conventional collectors are fastened in velocity and efficiency—unable to adapt to completely different port sizes, duct runs, and requiring cautious blast gate administration—the V-System’s SMART Increase variable-speed know-how robotically adjusts to ship as much as 2-3 instances extra airflow to your instruments. 

Boasting 1030 CFM and a most of 21” static stress, the metal cyclonic V-System with SMART Increase has a 6” diameter inlet and contains 95 sq. ft of HEPA-grade filter media. At 84” tall with 35-gallon drum, it matches below an 8-foot ceiling, bringing highly effective mud assortment to retailers with restricted vertical area. 

Made within the USA and out there now for $3995 MSRP from Oneida Air Programs (oneida-air.com, 800-732-4065), the 3HP V-System with SMART Increase is ETL licensed and bought with selection of 35 or 55-gallon metal drum, stand, Mud Sentry bin fill stage indicator, and distant. 

Felder Group/AT and HM-Spoerri AG/CH are companions within the 2022 WorldSkills Competitors Particular Version

The deliberate 2022 WorldSkills Vocational Championships in Shanghai have been cancelled resulting from lockdowns within the metropolis and ongoing pandemic prevention and management restrictions in China. However, we’re glad that the WorldSkills 2022 competitions
are being held in 15 completely different host nations and can happen “in line with plan”.

The competitions for furnishings and development carpenters might be held in Basel/CH. With a view to create excellent stipulations for the younger furnishings and development carpenters and joiners, the Felder Group/AT and HM-Spoerri are offering the woodworking machines for the competitors of their function as Main Competitors Associate.

Hansjörg Felder, Managing Director of the Felder Group, is proud to as soon as once more assist the World Cup of Trades. “A contest conjures up and we will definitely witness and expertise prime performances when one of the best of one of the best are in a position to compete internationally and display the excessive stage {of professional} coaching within the carpentry commerce worldwide. For apprenticing firms, this competitors is greater than only a recognition of their apprentices’ profitable coaching, it is usually a mission to proceed their funding in future generations of younger professionals”.

Raphael Betschart, Managing Director of HM-Spoerri AG and Felder Group Gross sales and Service Associate in Switzerland, is wanting ahead to the Wooden Truthful in Basel, which is able to host the WorldSkills Competitors 2022 Particular Version for cabinetmakers, carpenters and joiners this 12 months. Along with the organizers – the Affiliation of Swiss Grasp Carpenters and Furnishings Makers (VSSM) and Holzbau Schweiz – the occasion will supply loads of thrilling motion on web site. Following the chance to look at the younger individuals at work reside on the primary 4 days of the honest, the large award ceremony might be held on the final day of the commerce present.

Hansjörg Felder and Raphael Betschart want all individuals of the 2022 WorldSkills Competitors Particular Version one of the best of luck and a profitable contest.

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