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Stylishly Curved Sapele Wood Bench

By Jared Patchin Posted: 07/04/2012 9:55AM

Custom woodworker Jared Patchin built a bench from sapele wood and bent lamination, on a request from an interior designer.


Virtual Tour Shows Retirees How to Remodel an Aging Home

By Josh Krol Posted: 06/28/2012 2:13PM

REMODELING magazine launched a 'Home for Life' virtual tour that shows the aging population how to remodel a home for retirement years.


Do You Know How to Make a Wipe Stain?

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 06/21/2012 9:25AM

Today I’m continuing our discussion of color applications; first by finishing a few pointers on wiping stains and then on how to develop your own stain recipe.


Finishing: How to Avoid Blotching

By Bernie Bottens Posted: 06/12/2012 10:29AM

Areas where the grain of the wood allows the stain to enter easiest are susceptible to blotched, uneven staining.




How to Take the Pain Out of Spring Cleaning

Posted: 05/08/2012 8:33PM

It's that time of year when many people feel compelled to clean their closets, houses or garages and get rid of the piles of "stuff" that accumulated over the winter months.


How to Sell Your Wood Products Against Cheap Imports

By Rick Hill Posted: 04/03/2012 9:28AM

The key to selling your furniture against cheap imports is to educate your clients on the quality difference, highlighting construction, finish, style, durability and American wood.


The "Why" and "How" of Pinterest

By Denise Butchko Posted: 03/15/2012 1:37PM

Pinterest is a visual bulletin board platform that's "all the rage". With over 1.5 million daily visits, predominantly from females looking for ideas on anything from home decor to fashion to recipes to inspiration, this beautiful site serves as a reminder of what's cool and stylish.


Storing Lumber: Tips on How to Do It

Posted: 03/01/2012 11:22PM

Storage conditions must be good so that the wood is prepared for use and does not deteriorate. Rough sawn boards are not easy to identify. Racking must be sure and stable, but easy to reach and simple to search


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