Keep Your Lungs Safe With Air Filtration in Your Wood Shop

March 17, 2015
woodworking tips

The most important thing about working with wood in Kansas City is safety. Not only does this include safety in terms of tool-use, but also in making sure that your work shop is properly ventilated. All of that wood dust can cause long-term issues if you’re not careful. This is why we recommend the use

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Why Wood Works for Countertops

March 12, 2015

There are a lot of options to consider when choosing a material for your kitchen countertops, from stainless steel to concrete to granite. However, one material that has recently seen a resurgence in popularity is wood. Traditional Kitchen via Houzz Wood helps to provide a much warmer appearance than the cold look of stainless steel, and it

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Tips for Getting the Look of Aged Wood for Your Projects

February 26, 2015

There’s something about the look of aged wood that gives it so much more character than non-aged wood. It’s a rustic quality that provides warmth and beauty. However, you may not be able to use actual aged wood for your project. Fortunately, there are some ways that you can give your wood a more worn

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Jigsaws Are One of the Best Tools to Start Woodworking

February 2, 2015
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If you’re just starting out in your woodworking hobby, then one essential tool you’ll want to get a hold of is a jigsaw. The jigsaw allows you to make incredibly precise cuts, whether straight or curved, and is easy for anyone to use, no matter how much experience you may have. Jigsaws are used by

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Storage Tips to Keep Your Tools Safe and Organized

January 30, 2015
tips for storing tools

One of the most important steps in making sure your workshop is safe and functional is the way in which you organize your workshop. The following are a few tips for storing your tools to make them easily accessible: French-fitting storage – There are a lot of advantages to using a French-fitting system. First of

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Getting Prepared to Organize Your Workshop

January 23, 2015
woodworking tips

Keeping your workshop organized is essential. An unorganized woodshop makes it less efficient to work since it’s often more difficult to find or access materials and tools – not to mention it’s often less safe. The following are a few things you should do to prepare to organize your workshop: Categorize by station – There’s

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Make a Simple Step Stool for Your Home

January 14, 2015
tips for working with wood

If you’re looking to make a small piece of furniture that is relatively easy to build and that will add function to any part of your home, then we recommend starting off with a step stool. Step stools can be easily placed throughout the home and can come in real handy when trying to reach

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Tips for Cutting Your Baseboards Just Right

January 9, 2015
woodworking tips

If you enjoy doing simple renovations around the home that require the use of some woodworking skills yourself, then one of the things that you should be able to do is to install your own baseboards. While installing baseboards on your own isn’t too tricky, trying to cut them properly can be slightly more difficult.

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Handy Tip to Make Wall Framing Easier

January 2, 2015
wood for construction projects

When building a wall, framing your wall properly is incredibly important. The last thing you want is a wall that wasn’t framed correctly. The following are a few tips to help make framing your wall a much easier task: First of all, the studs on your wall should be placed equidistant from one another. The

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Take Wood Dust Seriously: Protect Yourself and Your Employees

December 23, 2014
working with wood in Kansas City

When it comes to working with wood in Kansas City, safety should be your number one priority. And safety doesn’t just concern your tools – it also concerns things such as wood dust. The following are a few wood dust safety tips to keep in mind: Wear dust masks – Made out of disposable cloth

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