College Woodwork

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College Woodwork is a century-old furniture manufacturer located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada and is a subsidiary of Kingsway College. College Woodwork was originally a woodworking class for students attending Lornedale Academy and today provides employment for students of Kingsway College.[1]

History Of College[edit]

College Woodwork C.1930

College Woodwork began in the early 1900s as a woodworking class for students attending Lornedale Academy. For both philosophical and economic reasons, work was viewed as an essential component of education. By 1920, the woodworking class had grown into a business producing small household items—trellises, playpens, potty chairs, ladders and ironing boards. Furniture was a natural extension of the product line, and by the early 1960s, production focused on simple furniture.

Key People[edit]

  • Sheldon Smith, Chief Operating Officer
  • Wade Van Wart, Production Manager
  • Greg Bussey, Sales & Marketing Manager


  1. ^ "History of College". Retrieved 2008-08-18. 

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