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 such as 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, President
  • George Ryan, Vice President
  • Anna Wojtczak, Human Resources Manager

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of College". Archived from the original on 15 September 2018. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 

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