Fresh Wood entry
deadline May 1
Franklin launches Web site
The 2009 Fresh Wood Student
Competition will be held July 2009
at AWFS in Las Vegas, and the
deadline for entries is May 1, 2009.
The competition is free to enter.
The following two forms must
be returned before students can
✎ School Registration Form
✎ Instructor Release Form
Franklin Adhesives and Polymers’ new Web site features
information on wood adhesives, pressure-sensitive adhesives
and specialty polymers and advice for adhesive application.
According to the company, the site offers an interactive product selector and glossaries with industry terms,
troubleshooting and gluing guides, calculators to determine
the pressure needed for various types of presses and a frequently asked questions section.
For more information, visit www.franklinadhesivesand-polymers.com.
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The following three forms must
be submitted with each student
✎ Student Entry Form
✎ Project Questionnaire
✎ Student Release Form
AWFS also is providing Teacher
Track seminars; aimed at educators and offered at a reduced rate
(they are free to AWFS Educational Institution members).
For more information,
Site brings surface suppliers,
Kenn Busch, a magazine editor with 20 years of experience
in the furniture industry, has launched Material Intelligence
— a resource featuring furniture and interior surface options
for architectural and interior design.
According to Busch, the site uses designer-specific definitions and frequently asked questions about a range of materials, including HPL, TFM, 3-D laminates, engineered veneers
and decorative metals. There’s also an archive of real-life
application stories on where specific materials have been used
in various markets.
For more information, visit www.materialintelligence.com.
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