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A Guide to Hardwoods and Softwoods

A Guide to Hardwoods and Softwoods

Hardwoods and softwoods aren’t so easily defined. What’s the real difference between the two?

Choosing the Right Wood for Your Fence or Deck

Choosing the Right Wood for Your Fence or Deck

Here’s a walk-through of redwood, cedar, douglas fir and pine species and how they are best used.

Build Your Own Table with Reusable Lumber

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. They explain the process which includes re-usable materials. This is a table built out of old pine & fir […]

Selecting a Christmas Tree: Fir, Spruce, or Pine

Selecting a Christmas Tree: Fir, Spruce, or Pine

This year we went with a 10-ft. Douglas Fir basically because it was the only tree that had the tall and narrow silhouette that we required. It’s very healthy and the branches are spaced for ornaments to hang perfectly. The color is rich and the needles are shiny and give […]

Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed Wood

This month’s Domino magazine unveils their green list and recognizes five companies who specialize in reclaimed wood which can be used for flooring, siding, or other home building needs. These woods come from old barns, industrial buildings, railroads, and any other site where quality lumber is being disposed. Some of […]