The New Furniture examines the industry, history, current structure and problems. It also discusses an emerging alternative to the current furniture industry structure and the advances in technology that is driving this change.
It shows how this new technology will allow a small shop to: - offer a wider variety of furniture than found in the largest furniture store - create a better quality product and finish than the best furniture manufacturer - customize the furniture whenever needed - build it in single quantity at low cost - sell it at a competitive price - make more profit than most high-tech companies In clear, easy to understand terms he details the technical advances, showing how they are creating new opportunities for smaller cabinet and custom woodworking shops.
It covers how these are giving new power to custom woodworkers and projects how future advances could transform the industry. This book is vital for anyone that makes their living in the cabinet, furniture or wood products industry. It shows that furniture, rather than being yet another industry lost to foreign competition, instead represents an opportunity for growth and profit that could rival high tech in the years ahead..an industry based on something we have always been good at...technology.