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4 Indoor Woodworking Projects for Hobbyist Carpenters

Cabin fever is a nightmare for hobbyist carpenters. Maybe the weather’s no good, it’s frigid or there’s a downpour and you can’t go out or do anything. But if you’re a woodworker who has stocked up on material from your local lumber supplier or gathered repurposed wood, then there’s some good news. Woodworking doesn’t have […]

Posted on February 20th, 2020

Celebrities Who Work With Lumber and Power Tools

Contrary to popular opinion, woodworking is in. Working with lumber and power tools in the woodshop shed is still the In Thing, so much so that many celebrities engage in the hobby. For some, it’s more than a pastime, it’s a passion that they’ve practiced and honed for years. It can be quite delightful to […]

Posted on February 14th, 2020

Home Construction Market Boom Lifts Lumber Prices

Here’s some good lumber news. Home builders are constructing more new houses than they have at any time since the last decade’s foreclosure crisis. With this construction boom comes rising lumber prices. Lumber futures are up since last year’s lows when bad weather and an oversupply caused a dip in prices.

Posted on February 7th, 2020

Therapeutic Woodworking? How the Craft Promotes Wellness

Woodworking requires physical skill and a bit of strength. Lumber and power tools aren’t the lightest of items to handle. But the craft also requires creativity. Such activities won’t just maintain your physique, they also stimulate the mind and provide an artistic outlet to help cope and deal with troubles and worries. Call it therapeutic […]

Posted on January 30th, 2020

Basics Beginners Must Know Before Heading to a Lumber Supplier in Utah

Planning a home improvement project? Thinking of doing some Do-It-Yourself work? You could be planning to make a custom dining table, sturdy new bench or shelf. But before you can start, you need the most suitable lumber for this DIY endeavor. So you’ll need to head to your local lumber supplier in Utah to procure […]

Posted on January 23rd, 2020

Personal Protective Equipment for Working with Lumber

Woodworking, crafting, carpentry, these activities involve handling physical loads and wielding everything from hammers and saws to heavy duty power tools. So there’s some risks involved. Whether it’s splinters, dust in the eye, or worse, accidents in the workplace or woodshop can and do happen. So it pays to be prepared. And one way to […]

Posted on January 16th, 2020

Decreasing Wood Dust to Keep Your Workspace Safe and Healthy

Wood dust is as common in woodworking spaces as lumber itself. But the byproduct is actually quite dangerous. In excess, they can be a fire hazard, sometimes even causing explosions in larger and busier woodshops. Fires spread easier when there’s wood dust, igniting due to cigarette smoking, faulty electrical equipment, open flames or even tools […]

Posted on January 11th, 2020

New Year Redecoration with Wood Interior Design

Thinking of renovating or redecorating your home for the New Year? Here are some suggestions on how wood interior design can spruce up your place, and how your local lumber supplier can help you!

Posted on January 7th, 2020

Great Gift Ideas for Woodworkers

What can you give to a dedicated woodworker? Someone who likes working with his or her tools whittling lumber down and lovingly assembling products, be they furniture or flooring. Know a woodworker? Or are you one yourself? Well here are some great gift ideas for woodworkers: 

Posted on December 24th, 2019

Give a Room Warm and Rustic Vibes Using Lumber and Woodworking

It doesn’t take a big budget to give a home a rustic, warm and cozy atmosphere. Woodworking, a reliable lumber supplier and good design – that’s what it takes. There’s something special and attractive about rustic homes. Maybe they evoke the nostalgia of good old times in the countryside during childhood holidays. The rustic look […]

Posted on December 17th, 2019