Budgeting Guidelines for 3 Home Improvement Projects

June 17, 2015

If you plan on doing a couple of home improvements, one of the first things you’ll want to do is figure out what your budget is. The following are three home improvement projects and some basic guidelines for budgeting for them: Adding trim – Trim may seem like a very small home improvement project, but it

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Keep Your Lungs Safe With Air Filtration in Your Wood Shop

March 17, 2015
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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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Design the Coolest Fort Deck for Your Family

March 2, 2015

When envisioning the perfect outdoor space for your home, chances are good that it includes a deck design.  Decks are perhaps the greatest spot for easy outdoor entertainment, and there doesn’t seem to be a lot to most deck designs.  If you’re planning to build your own deck this spring, consider taking it to the

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Interested in Building Furniture? Make it Multipurpose by Adding Storage

February 20, 2015
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Building your own furniture can be a very rewarding experience. Not only can you save a bit of money, you’ll also add much more personality and character to your interior design with self-built furniture. If you do decide to build furniture yourself, consider making it multi-functional. The following are a few ideas for multi-functional furniture

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Use Wood Planks to Make Gorgeous Rustic Walls in Your Home

February 12, 2015

Are you trying to add a bit more character to your walls? If so, why not do something a little more unique, such as adding wood planks to your walls? Doing so will help to create a rustic atmosphere that’s warm and welcoming. The following are a few tips for putting up planks on your walls:

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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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Getting Prepared to Organize Your Workshop

January 23, 2015
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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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Tips for Cutting Your Baseboards Just Right

January 9, 2015
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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
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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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