Carpentry Skills Handy for Eco-Friendly Design

With the popularity of home improvement TV shows such as Extreme Home Makeover and Trading Spaces, consumers have become more and more interested in do-it-yourself projects such as painting, replacing fixtures, and building custom furniture. These days, interior decorators, builders, and DIYers are turning their attention toward building with eco-friendly lumber such as sustainable bamboo and cork or lumber that is FSC-certified or locally grown.

Anyone with a knack for carpentry will have a distinct advantage in this market with the ability to create custom eco-friendly furnishings for themselves or others, according to Able Skills, a U.K.-based construction skills training firm. Need a refresher on eco-friendly lumber? Refer back to our post defining eco-friendly labels. Then try your hand at this all natural birch coffee table:

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