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How to care for your solid wood pieces in your home.

I have attached a great article from Rustic Elements Furniture to help you care for the environment you keep your solid wood pieces in.    https://...

The Process of Making & The Responsibility of Owning A Solid Wood Planked Harvest Table

The Process of Making & The Responsibility of Owning A Solid Wood Planked Harvest Table In todays world where most furniture is made from a for...
Pine, To paint or not to paint? What to consider

Pine, To paint or not to paint? What to consider

White paint on pine... those knots and grains will bleed...  I have a lot of clients that want a white painted base or a white painted over stained...
What caused checks, bows, cupping and splits... it all starts in the kiln.

What caused checks, bows, cupping and splits... it all starts in the kiln.

Copied from: https://www.quora.com/Carpentry-What-is-wood-checking-and-how-can-it-be-prevented   Checking is caused by improper drying of wood, e...
Wood, the hygroscopic material

Wood, the hygroscopic material

Copied from: http://cwc.ca/design-with-wood/durability/durability-hazards/about-moisture-and-wood/   About Moisture and Wood The durability of w...
Bread boards and what it means for your table...

Bread boards and what it means for your table...

okay so, many of our clients love the look of the bread board application on their table tops. For reference a bread board is when you have a board...
What is solid wood?

What is solid wood?

In today's market around the globe many are often confused about what is solid wood and what is not... with much furniture being exported from over...
Are harvest tables a trend?

Are harvest tables a trend?

Okay let's be honest here... Harvest tables are not a trend... trends are things that change rapidly and have their moment of glory before high rai...