Make Your Own Sawhorses to Equip Your Workshop

December 5, 2014
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If you’re trying to set up a comprehensive wood workshop, then one of the things that you’ll want is a sawhorse. Fortunately, you can put your own wood working skills to use by building your own sawhorse. The following are a few tips for building a sawhorse: Building a stackable sawhorse isn’t difficult. Not only

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Enter to Win $250 in the Schutte Lumber Facebook Contest Giveaway!

February 16, 2012

For over 132 years, the Greater Kansas City area has allowed Schutte Lumber to remain the leading supplier of timbers, cedar, siding and pattern Profiles, engineered wood, domestic and specialty hardwoods, and custom interior and decorative trim mouldings. Now, the Schutte Lumber family wants to show their appreciation by giving something back to their loyal customers. Schutte

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Woodworking Network to Launch New Webcast Series

January 30, 2012

According to a recent article, Woodworking Network has announced the schedule for the 2012 webcast series. As the most visited site in the professional wood manufacturing industry, the Woodworking Network’s new series is building on two years of successful educational online programs. The series will consist of six one-hour educational events that will focus on

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How to Stabalize Irregular Shaped Blanks for Turning

January 23, 2012

Sometimes the most beautiful turned pieces can come from the most oddly shaped blanks. That’s why it’s important to know how you can stabilize irregular shaped blanks, such as sow’s ears, onto your lathe. First, you will want to cut the blank to fit on the lathe and to expose any cracks that may exist

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Time to Plan Gardens, Landscapes & Outdoor Living Spaces in Time for Spring

January 18, 2012

Cabin fever got you down? Change your mood by envisioning your spring garden or landscape. There are plenty of ways you can begin to prepare for the warm weather with improvements to your garden and outdoor living spaces. We came across two recent articles in Kansas City Homes & Gardens that shed light on the ways

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Children & Woodworking: Creating a Lifelong Passion

December 23, 2011

The fine art of handcraftsmanship in many cases is being lost these days and people are no longer taking pride in being able to say, “I made this.” Introducing children to the art of woodworking not only gives them that sense of pride in something they have accomplished on their own but a skill that

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Battle of the Stains Contestant: Penofin

March 25, 2011

Decks, handrails, conservatories and lanais all have one thing in common: wood that needs protection from the elements. Builders everywhere want to know what is the best stain to finish off their projects. Penofin champions their stains over all the others—but you be the judge. Penofin boasts of 5,245,440 satisfied customers. Here is what they

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Home Design Trend: Light, Bright and Airy Woods

March 22, 2011

Beautiful cherry and mahogany woods once stood center stage in many home designs. Now, lighter woods take the spot light to create tranquil oases and chic interior spaces. This modern living room on the left uses light woods to complement the white furniture. Although there are dark accent colors, the overall feel of the room

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