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Different Types of Wood Slabs and Live Edge Slabs

After taking a little time away from the website to focus on some of our new projects, we have learned a lot and want to share some of this information. ¬†With the help of our friends at RE-CO BKLYN in Ridgewood, NY, we have delved into the world of gathering reclaimed wood to create live edge slabs. Reclaimed wood is lumber that has been saved when an object or building has been dismantled and later used to create something entirely different.¬† A lot of this reclaimed wood comes from abandoned buildings such as factories, warehouse and old farm buildings including…
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Try Diy Woodworking

DIY woodworking

In woodworking, as time goes by, you realize that will need more than one saw in your shop. Beginning woodworkers tend to primarily purchase miter saws and table saws. In order to purchase tools that will serve you properly as you gain more experience, you need to know what to look for in a saw. A great tip for gaining inspiration or information on more DIY projects is to check out woodworking stores that sell discounted tools and woodworking shows can be a great source as well. How to Choose a Woodworking Saw Many times the first and most important…
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Liven Up Your Patio – Wooden Patio Covers

Wooden Patio Covers

Having a patio gives the house an extra dimension and an attractive outdoor space. For people who love the outdoors, having a patio means having an extra room and allows for a wonderful home-to-garden transition. 1. The Benefits Of Patio Covers It serves mainly as a protection from the harmful rays of the sun but patio covering also has more benefits. With different materials on the market, you can create a stylish look with your patio cover. It gives you a full range of opportunities to make your home even more beautiful than it was before. There are a lot…
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Finding Hand Tools For Wood Working

woodworking tools

When you mention woodworking, the first thing that often comes to mind is power tools. However, you will also need a variety of hand tools for your workshop. For the beginner, it can be confusing and difficult to decide what to buy. Building a collection can be expensive and often small tools are overlooked. There are some ways to build your collection inexpensively. Hand Tools for Shaping Wood o Clamps: you will need a variety of types and sizes. Fortunately, these are generally inexpensive. Pick them up whenever you find them on sale for a good price. Clamps are sturdy…
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Faux Wood Shutter Questions Answered

Wood Shutter

During the 1990’s wooden window shutters became very popular is the United States, part of a widespread increase in real wood window accessories. Wood shutters were however relatively expensive, so alternatives soon appeared in the shape of wood blinds. Now the trend has reversed and the ever popular wood blind market has encouraged a resurgence in wood shutters, and in particular faux wood shutters which give a wood effect but at much less cost to the consumer. So why should you choose a faux wood shutter over real wood? Window shutters are designed to provide privacy and to shade your…
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Exotic Wood Flooring Types

Wood Flooring

There are many different types of wood flooring, some common others you’ve probably never heard of. Each type of wood has its own unique characteristics and will respond differently to its environment over time. You need to know what your choice of wood will look like in the long term, some changes might be a lot different than you expect and will not go with your style and decor. You need to educate yourself about each species of wood and its particular characteristics before you begin shopping for it. Some wood types are not as durable as others, so to…
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