Back in stock for the season! 4×8-7/8″ Cedar Lattice in both privacy and garden
Woodcarving Illustrated has developed a handy guide for buying wood, called A Handy Reference and Inside Tips from 30 years of Buying Carved Wood that we wanted to share with you today. Why? Because “Buying wood—be it pine, basswood, or something exotic like rosewood—can leave you scratching your head wondering about the mathematics and vocabulary.
The editors of Kansas City Homes & Gardens recently blogged about the 9th Biennial John Wornall House Garden Tour coming up on June 5th, and we wanted to follow suit. This year’s tour offers viewers a chance to visit 7 spectacular gardens. They are all located in Union Hill and just south of the Country
We recently came across an article in The Globe and Mail about the Canadian forestry industry sector, and how they are racing to improve their environmental practices in order to meet the need by a growing number of corporations to provide eco-friendly products, when available. The move comes on the heels of conglomerates like Scholastic,
We love it when we come across interesting and innovative architectural concepts, particularly when the materials are locally sourced wood. Take, for instance, the super non-traditional tennis complex proposed for Vaxjo, Sweden by Paris-based architecture firm David Tajchman. He won an international design competition for what is aptly being called the “Tenniscalator”, which Inhabitat.com says
If there’s one thing Kansas Citians are experts on, it’s working the grill, especially during the summer months, but did you know there’s more to wine pairings than Pinot Grigio? Our friends at Kansas City Homes & Gardens have devised a list of grill-friendly reds and whites courtesy of Off the Vine Design. Read on
Calling all Kansas City NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) members: Sign up for upcoming events! May 6: Chat & Chug at Maloney’s Bar & Grill May 11: Contractors Roundtable May 12: All-day IRC Prep Class May 14: Family Fun Night at the 4th Annual BBQ Battle May 20: Lunch meeting at Hillcrest Country
We were thrilled to come across a blog posting recently by Oh For Heaven Cakes about the author’s project to build a raised vegetable garden with cedar from Schutte Lumber. We’re thrilled that we can help out area couples with their weekend projects! Writes Laura, “The main focus for the weekend was the building of
Although “green design” has been a buzz word for the past few years, many people are likely to associate eco-friendly with expensive. But even big-box stores are making a foray into sustainable design, including Target, Ethan Allen, Crate & Barrel and La-Z-Boy. “Green furniture styles are evolving and expanding too,” according to the Denver Post.
The telltale signs of Spring are upon us, and along with the longer days, chirping birds and the sizzling sounds from the grill comes a little spring cleaning! All decks need to be cleaned periodically, according to AsktheBuilder.com, and . So what to do about all the dirt, mold, and mildew that can collect on