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2013-10-28 23:28:36

Brian Wythe embodies the spirit of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The word “can’t” is not quite in Brian Wythe’s vocabulary. At 33 years old, this May’s Landing resident has 14 years of carpentry experience under his belt. Wythe was born with a disability in his left hand, leaving him to manage his day-to-day activities and the physical labor of carpentry with two fingers and a left arm that is shorter than his right. “You...

2013-08-27 23:26:05

The housing market crash during the recession wreaked havoc in the Carpenters' industry, dropping industry revenue to levels unseen in a decade; thankfully, the economy's return to normal cyclical trends and the improving health of real estate investment heralds improving demand conditions for carpentry contractors. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Carpenters industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

Tree Rings Of Prehistoric Wooden Wells Preserved Human History
2012-12-20 11:10:16

Public Library of Science First farming communities in Europe were skilled carpenters, made water wells out of wood Prehistoric farming communities in Europe constructed water wells out of oak timbers, revealing that these first farmers were skilled carpenters long before metal was discovered or used for tools. The research published December 19 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Willy Tegel and colleagues from the University of Freiburg, Germany, contradicts the common belief that...

2012-10-07 23:01:12

Furniture Woodworking plans are now available for download from http://www.WoodworkingDave.com. Thousands of new plans to construct various types of furniture have been added to this woodworking resource to help beginner and experienced woodworkers to build more projects easily. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 Furniture woodworking plans are now available online as a PDF download from the new website WoodworkingDave.com. This woodworking resource is now available for beginners and...

2011-01-20 17:35:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting next year, all construction apprentices in California will receive instruction on green building practices as a component of their training. The California Apprenticeship Council (CAC) today approved integration of environmental components into minimum industry training criteria for the building construction trades apprenticeship programs, with full support from the construction industry. The Department of Industrial Relations'...

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Among most trades, carpenters have one of the highest incidence rates for developing mesothelioma. Lipsitz & Ponterio's user-friendly website (http://www.mesotheliomacarpenter.com) offers information regarding a carpenter's exposure to asbestos during ship building, framing and roughing, as well as through the application and removal of asbestos-containing floor tiles, ceiling tiles, fireproofing and roofing materials, thinset and joint compound. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) November 7, 2010 The...

2010-10-28 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Division of Apprenticeship Standards is ushering in a greener future for California by incorporating environmental components into minimum training criteria for apprenticeship trades. Committees made up of equal numbers of employer and employee representatives for every building construction trade will establish green guidelines for including carpentry, construction, electrical, plumbing and...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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