What happens when you "Like" Schutte Lumber on Facebook…

October 27, 2011

Although Schutte Lumber is one of the oldest businesses in all of Kansas City, we stay up to date with the newest technologies in the lumberyard, woodshop, mill and even in cyberspace! In addition to finding helpful and interesting info and ideas on woodworking, building, architecture and design right here on our blog weekly, you

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KCWG's Fall 2011 Nightly Woodworking Classes

September 19, 2011

Get hands on instruction and practice with projects any night of the week this fall. The Kansas City Woodworkers’ Guild began their fall 2011 woodworking classes on Thursday, September 15. For the next 13 weeks until December 15 (except Thanksgiving Day), KCWG will be holding 3 hour classes nightly from 7 to 10pm. Through hands-on learning,

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Earthy Designs with Wood Flooring and Paneling

September 15, 2011

Let’s take a break from the workshop and look at some inspiring designs highlighting the natural beauty of wood. We checked Kansas City Home and Gardens to see what interior designs using lots of wooden elements have graced the pages of the magazine. One KCH&G article really stood out to us as it features the

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Bench Grinder Safety Do's and Don'ts

September 12, 2011

As we all know, a good woodworker, from contractors to homeowners alike, needs good, sharpened tool. Whether you are using a bench grinder at home or at a professional workshop to sharpen your tools, you need to know how to use this powerful machine safely. Here some important bench grinder safety do’s and don’ts from the Bench

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Schutte Lumber Helped KCH&G Create an Outdoor Room to Raise Funds

September 6, 2011

Outdoor living is a favorite topic for the Kansas City Homes & Gardens Magazine. For the third year in a row, KCH&G organized a vignette at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens to benefit the Stems: A Garden Soiree fundraiser. With the community being a favorite topic for Schutte Lumber (as well as wood, of course), we were excited to once again

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Building an Aromatic and Soothing Sauna

August 16, 2011

A home sauna may be just what the doctor ordered. You won’t need to shovel out anymore money on spa visits with a personal indoor or freestanding outdoor sauna. In designing a sauna, the type of wood is obviously the most important decision you will make. Any wood can be heated to provide the temperatures

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Don't Over Do It: Tips on Preventing Over-Drilling

August 10, 2011

No matter how carefully you can drill, it’s best to use some backup methods to prevent over-drilling and wasting a perfectly good piece of lumber. Wood Magazine has three drilling tips that can help you achieve the exact depths you need for your project. 1. Use masking tape, but do not wrap the tape around the

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