Wooden instrument manufacturers are reporting some of the best news to come out of the 2016-17 season, including sales of wood-fired hot dogs and wooden chalets.
The National Hockey League reported a record number of new wooden choristers.
The National Hockey Conference’s Wood and Hardware Association said last week it saw a 12 percent increase in new sales of wooden chandlers, and a 7 percent increase across all products.
Woodcraft International, a company that makes wooden instruments, also reported a 20 percent increase, and Woodcraft USA reported a 16 percent jump in sales.
The wood industry has been undergoing a boom in recent years as manufacturers make increasingly affordable wooden instruments for the home and office.
The industry is also seeing a resurgence of woodworking enthusiasts, who can be found on YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.
Wooden woodworking is a relatively new and inexpensive art form.
It is an art form that began in the late 19th century when European explorers first began to explore and gather wood for building and other uses.
In recent years, the craft has exploded, fueled by a desire to decorate and make home decor items with more sustainable materials and techniques.