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Wood vs Metal Loft beds (bunk beds)

If you are in the market for loft beds or bunk beds, a major choice is wood versus metal. Depending on the overall look and size you desire, you will want to choose a differently constructed bed. Although both materials are both sturdy and safe, many individuals choose either metal or wood when searching for the optimum bed to fit the room. Most older bunk beds are made of wood, and are generally easier to make safety modifications and enhancements. Also, the price of wooden bunk beds may be more economical, especially if you are shopping at second hand stores…
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Types Of Wood Flooring

Choosing the right type of hardwood flooring for your home is an important step. You need to factor in your lifestyle, decor, and the area where the wood floor is going. Wood flooring is available in a wide variety of colors, styles and finishes so you need to know exactly what you want for your home before you buy. There are varying types of wood flooring. You need to decide between factory finished, solid, plank, unfinished, parquet, and engineered – http://www.bamboofloorusa.com. Here are some of the differences: Engineered Flooring: Engineered floors are made up of multiple layers of wood pressed…
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Stop Burning Wood Pellets

I recently updated the Fuel Cost Comparison Chart at Alternative-Heating-Info.com and the results were surprising. As of 3/20/06 it was actually cheaper in Metro Boston to heat with natural gas than with wood pellets! During these times of fuel price volatility, itís important to keep a close eye on the relationship between fuel prices. Any homeowner who uses a wood pellet stove to supplement their gas furnace could be losing money and not even know it.. If you can use a calculator, youíre only minutes away from figuring out which fuel is the cheapest to burn at any given time….
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Olive Wood Craftsmanship And Herbes De Provence From France

For the gourmet cook there is nothing like a fine olivewood kitchen tool for a gourmet gift. Olivewood is known for its robustness and highly prized as a wood cooking utensil. Olive wood is known for its hygienic qualities and also its beauty. Olive wood makes a great natural selection for any cook or kitchen. Olive wood from Europe is recognized as the premium wood to fashion gourmet wood cooking utensils. Research from the University of Wisconsin, has proved through tests, that wood is more hygienic than any kind of molded plastic. Wooden products are safer than plastic kitchen items…
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Decking With Cedar Wood

Cedar wood generally gives good look to the deck furniture. This gives an added attraction to Chairs and Tables and provides a natural feel. Deck Furniture made up of Cedar Wood looks elegant and sophisticated. Deck furniture using Cedar Wood requires less care through out its life. Cedar Wood has natural strength and durability. The weight strength ratio of Cedar Wood Deck Furniture is high. However, it is also light and is portable. Cedar, in a real sense is wonderful material for use in a number of building products, including decking lumber. Cedar is also softwood. Cedar deck is not…
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Caring for your Wood Furniture

There is nothing like wood furniture to add elegance and beauty to a home. Whether it is a thick, all-natural butchers block table, an Art Deco wooden dresser, a simple mahogany dining room table or a sleek, modern coffee table, wood furniture is a staple in homes across America and the world. Make sure your wood tables, vanities and dressers stay gorgeous for generations to come with these simple solutions and guidelines. Stain, Stain, Go Away! Ever gasped after a child inadvertently left a giant scratch in the surface of your dining room table? Or cringed when a well-meaning adult…
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Buying A Wood Stove

Thereís little better than the comfort of a wood stove. Wood stoves have been around for centuries and they are proving to be just as popular today as they were a hundred years ago. One reason for this is the advances in technology. Wood stoves of today produce less smoke than wood stoves of old, and they produce less mess as well. Another reason why they continue to be popular today is that they come in such a wide variety of styles that finding one to fit into the dÈcor of your home is easier than ever. Before you buy…
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Avoid Picking Wood Blinds Blindly

Men living alone need not be holed in unkempt pads and live like Neanderthals. The recent metrosexual trend actually encourages men to be more stylish both in their looks and their lifestyle. However, this is not reason enough to totally give in and be regular Marthas. Interior decorators emphasize that the trick to decorating and styling men’s pads is to maintain a balance of function, comfort, and masculine appeal. Speaking of masculinity, lacy curtains are definitely out for windows. Drapes may do but they require washing and at times, look heavy and dark. Most decorators’ usual and common choice for…
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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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