HOLLY, Mich. — Donald Winglemire, co-founder and president of Winglemire Furniture, died Jan. 11 at age 91.
Winglemire was born Nov. 20, 1925, to Maurice and Edna Burkhardt Winglemire in the village of Holly in a house (now known as Joseph’s Oak Shop) across the street from the present Winglemire Furniture.
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – LAS VEGAS MARKET (Building B 2nd Floor – 201-1) – Atlantic Inc. introduces the new millennial focused ürb SPACE furniture collection of over forty new pieces. “We are excited to share our new array of seating, shelving, coffee tables and accent furniture pieces. We have broadened this urban furniture line, incorporating storage and organization. We also have added several new items to our high-end, Italian made Caimi USA line,” remarked Leo Dardashti, Atlantic president and CEO.
Ikea’s latest innovation, the wedge dowel, increases its furniture’s durability and makes products easier to put together.
While it’s typically a straightforward (yet sometimes frustrating) process to construct a piece of Ikea furniture, perhaps the one area where the Scandinavian company tends to lag is its products’ durability and strength. While Ikea remains one of the largest purveyors of furniture around, its brain trust has remained hard at work over the last few years developing what it’s calling the wedge dowel. With this new and improved method, not only would constructing a piece of Ikea furniture become even easier, but it would also dramatically improve its strength. In other words, those moving-related Ikea disasters may become a thing of the past.
Rustic log furniture imported from China into Minnesota and Wisconsin has been found to be infested with invasive insects that could damage native trees.
Both statesâ agriculture departments on Tuesday confirmed multiple incidents of two different species of Chinese bugs hitchhiking on rustic, whole-log furniture in 2016.
Ikea, the Swedish furniture giant, is known for design-savvy, low-cost wares more than heirloom-quality goods. But the world’s largest furniture company has been doing quite a bit of RD in the ‘ole woodshop. The result is a new joinery technique with the potential to totally transform their rep.