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lumber

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    DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

    The East Bay is chock full of DIY resources with everything from lumber, awesome hardware stores, educational resources and upcycled home supplies…

  • DIY City Guide: Seattle

    The plethora of old homes in Seattle require regular maintenance and the wet climate ensures homeowners stay vigilant against mold and water damage. Landscaping is also an issue that can’t be…

  • Build Your Own Table with Reusable Lumber

    This build-it-yourself table by a first time furniture builder is one of the sharpest we’ve seen in a long time. The construction and craftsmanship look like that of an experienced builder.…

  • 17 Uses for Sawdust

    Go green by using every last bit of that piece of lumber including the sawdust. 1. Mix it with white paint to make fake snow. 2. Use it for traction on…

  • Keeping Wood High and Dry

    Lumber needs to be cared for and not stored in areas of high moisture or high traffic. Leaning beams and slats against a wall or in a corner won’t do. The…

  • Build a Workbench for $20

    Hammerzone has a great build-it-yourself workbench that can be made for under $20 and will be as sturdy as any bench you’ll find. You may want to check out the more…