Cookie Slab Wood

Circular wood slab with bark and growth rings on whitw background

Cookie slab wood is incredibly popular for a wide range of woodworking projects. However, before you can make a wood cookie into anything you want for your project, you’ll need to cut them from a tree, dry them properly, and then finish them. Make your cookies The first step is to cut your cookie slabs… Continue reading Cookie Slab Wood

Cottonwood Slabs: Best Uses

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We all enjoy working with different types of wood. Some of them are well-known, while others are not. One of them is Cottonwood. But, for those who are new to dealing with cottonwood slabs, it’s natural to wonder if it’s suitable for woodworking. Is Cottonwood Good For Your DIY Projects? Yes. However, it is not… Continue reading Cottonwood Slabs: Best Uses

Rustic Wood Slabs

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In the realm of woodworking, live edge slabs appear to have swept everyone off their feet. These chunks of wood may be found almost anywhere these days. There are numerous ways to incorporate live edge rustic wood slabs into your home decor, ranging from coffee tables to floating bookcases. As lovely as this wood is,… Continue reading Rustic Wood Slabs

Live Edge Tables

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Live edge tables can be the right choice for you if you’re seeking furniture that will make a statement in any room of your home. Live edge tables have been around since the dawn of time. They were a cost-effective and time-efficient approach to create usable, long-lasting furniture. During the construction of their dwellings, early… Continue reading Live Edge Tables

Pine Slabs: Woodworking Tips

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Pine slabs are one of the most prevalent softwood species found in today’s home centers. There are several varieties of pine to pick from when woodworking, but they all tend to get lumped together and are often seen as being good only for building shelving, framing, or other projects not typically associated with fine woodworking.… Continue reading Pine Slabs: Woodworking Tips

Finish Options For Your DIY Projects

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What Is Varnish? Varnishes come in many different types of ingredients and durability levels, as well as interior, exterior, and varieties for use in water. The majority of varnishes are applied with a brush. Some are simple to apply and very vulnerable to dust. Others provide a beautiful, durable, and deep finish, but they require… Continue reading Finish Options For Your DIY Projects

Monkey Pod Wood: What Can It Be Used For?

Amazing table made of large lacquered textured live edge monkey pod wood slab for dining room on blue background close view from above

Monkey Pod wood is a popular choice for custom projects due to its numerous desirable properties. This beautiful, long-lasting wood is perfect for furniture, ornamental pieces, carvings, and other exquisite handcrafted items. Monkey Pod wood possesses many of the attributes that woodworkers value. Here, we’ll look at the advantages of Monkey Pod wood and what… Continue reading Monkey Pod Wood: What Can It Be Used For?

Uses For Black Walnut Wood

Black walnut wood is a long-lasting hardwood that has historically been used to make furniture, flooring, and even musical instruments. It comes in a rich brown color with black streaks and is widely available. This post discusses some of the best uses for black walnut wood in projects! Blacks Walnut trees have been around for… Continue reading Uses For Black Walnut Wood

Custom Furniture: Is It Worth It?

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“We saw this table or piece of furniture in the store or on a website, but can you construct it for us?” Questions like this are pretty common for us. We can absolutely make something similar, but there is a good chance it will be at a higher price than what you saw for the… Continue reading Custom Furniture: Is It Worth It?

Installing Ceiling Beams

Dining room interior. Ceiling beams blend perfectly with stone wall trim and fireplace. Dining room has wooden table set and tv

Decorative beams bring warmth, character, and ambiance to a room or ceiling. Vaulted ceilings are particularly gorgeous with the addition of wood beams and help improve the look of the huge, blank canvas. Most ceiling beams are decorative and can be added without professional installation. The installation process is even easier with faux wood beams.… Continue reading Installing Ceiling Beams