Tips for Painting Your Custom Milled Moulding

July 8, 2015

Painting your walls is a task that isn’t too difficult. Even if you’ve never done it before, it’s something that anyone can really do with basic instruction. However, painting your custom milled moulding is different matter. The following are a few tips for painting custom milled moulding: Consider the sheen – A matte finish will

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Use Trim to Add Subtle Style to Your Home

October 28, 2013

Small changes in your trim can make a major difference in the look and feel of your home. Switching away from standard and traditional woods to something more exciting could be just what you need, especially since exotic hardwoods in Kansas City are an unusual visual treat. Here are few ways to use them: Modernize

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3 Common Myths About Crown Molding

January 8, 2013

Whether the lines are sleek and modern or detailed and elegant, crown molding adds a finishing touch to every room in a home. Another benefit: people take notice of crown molding instantly. Still, a few unfortunate myths continue to surround this stylish accent, including: Myth: Crown molding is expensive. In fact, crown molding is surprisingly

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Choosing a Cabinet Stain That's Right for Your Kitchen

January 3, 2013

What’s one of the great benefits of undertaking a cabinet staining project? You learn a great deal along the way. Begin by understanding that all stains are not created equally: Oil-based stains produce a resilient finish, but they emit a strong odor, are difficult to clean up after and are flammable. Water-based stains were designed

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Building Your Home Bar

November 20, 2012

Many of us have unfinished basements. When you bought your home, you might not have been sure what to do with the space. Some turn it into an small apartment, others use it for storage but some may turn it into a fun place you’ll never want to leave: a man cave. Just imagine it.

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Creating Custom Mouldings

October 8, 2010

Schutte Lumber Company takes pride in our craftsmen at our Mill who can take an ordinary pile of rough lumber and turn in into stunning custom mouldings for your home.  We can match pre-existing moulding; or if you provide a detailed drawing our moulder operators can make your vision a reality. Recently, we ran rough

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Schutte Lumber in the Kansas City Star

June 4, 2010

TGIF! In honor of the upcoming weekend, we wanted to share an article with you from the Kansas City Star in which Editorial Page columnist Lewis Diuguid describes his 10-day quest to restore the oak woodwork in his 84-year-old Northeast Kansas City home during his “vacation”. On his blog, Diguid writes, “this massive home-improvement project

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Happy Memorial Day from Schutte Lumber

May 31, 2010

Happy Memorial Day to our dear clients, friends and readers. As we take a moment today to remember those who have died in our nation’s service, we wanted to share a summer’s worth of delicious recipe courtesy of Bon Appetit. In their June issue, they supplied 30 recipes–appetizers, main courses, sides and desserts–that allows you

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Loving The Lake of the Ozarks

May 27, 2010

Will you be traveling this Memorial Day Weekend? We came across an article on the Lake of the Ozarks that’s giving us the itch to start packing our bags. Although the lake is massive, it’s actually “made up of several different cities, towns, villages and private communities, each with unique personalities,” according to “The Many

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Now in Stock – Heavy Duty Cedar Lattice

May 26, 2010

Back in stock for the season! 4×8-7/8″ Cedar Lattice in both privacy and garden


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