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Students Find New Doors Open With Completion of Academy (Carpentry)

Posted by netorius on March 2, 2007

Washington Post – at the school’s new construction academy — a brightly lit renovated wing with hands-on learning stations and new equipment that will give more students throughout the city a chance to study heating, ventilation and air conditioning, carpentry and

New currency encourages local exchange of goods
Union – So far, 32 people have joined and provide services such as small business consulting, natural health care, carpentry, tutoring, massage and cooking. Cahill used the cost of a 16 oz. cup of coffee in April 2006 to determine the unit of measurement for

Career, art made by hand
Akron Beacon Journal – He was just as generous with the talents he honed on his real job: carpentry. Weil became a union carpenter at an early age, moving up to superintendent and eventually working as an independent contractor. Among other things, he’s responsible for

Celebrating Black History Month
Northern Virginia Daily – In October 1894 the Manassas Industrial School for Colored Youth was opened which provided academic classes and also trained students for a skilled trade in blacksmithing, wheelwrighting, agriculture, domestic science and carpentry. The school

Remember when ?
Caymen Net News – Lee is an experienced carpenter and carpentry is his first love, he feels that a concrete house is the best, it is stronger, and more durable. A freak accident terminated Mr. Lee s career at sea. He was working on a ship which ran aground

Immigrant labor has silver lining
Contra Costa Times – You have day laborers willing to do carpentry work, concrete work, construction work,” Felix said. “If a contractor can get a day laborer for $10 an hour, they probably won’t hire somebody for the union rate of $20 to $30 an hour.” Plus, there is

Obituary: Pharmacist Donald Novotny was a Gardenland pioneer
Sacramento Bee – He enjoyed carpentry, woodcarving and taking his wife and young children on picnics at Bear River Reservoir. “When he asked you how you were and you said you were good, he would demand that you say you were great,” Leonard said. “He was great.” About

Photo journal: Congo carpenters
BBC News – Although it suffered setbacks during the country’s civil conflict, the co-operative has managed to survive and continue its mission to train young people in basic carpentry skills. Some of its members foster hopes of expanding and helping others to

News 10 Now – A fire has destroyed a woodworking shop located near the intersection of Routes 31 and 365 in the town of Verona. The one-story building is owned by the Oneida Indian Nation and served as a wood carpentry shop, that employed ten people. FULL STORY >>

Grand designs for Wiltshire firm
This is Wiltshire – A North Wiltshire firm will appear on the TV show Grand Designs next week. The TV property show, will feature the traditional oak frame carpentry skills of Yatton Keynell-based Greenwood Direct on March 7. The company made the 11 oak roof trusses for


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