Friday, January 28, 2011

For all you DIY'ers: check out the Kreg Jig. I recently purchased one and just built my first bookcase! For the professional woodworker, yes, this is cheating, but for us amateurs it is fast and easy to use. They also have free project plans on their website!

Monday, January 24, 2011

Here's a cool idea to create more seating space in your dining room - build a bar shelf!  Click here to learn more.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

What do New York, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Vermont have in common?

The State Tree of all 4 is the Hard Maple (also known as Sugar Maple)!

Monday, January 17, 2011

International Builders Show

The biggest event of the year in the home building industry, the International Builders Show, took place last week. Check out these articles to learn about the latest products, trends and advice!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Looking for wood products?

Support local businesses right here in New York! Check out the Catskill WoodNet - a group of woodworkers, artisans & sawmills in the Catskill Mountains dedicated to supporting the health of our watersheds and forestlands.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Way to go ladies!

Check out these DIY women who are rolling up their sleeves and creating simple, yet practical pieces for their homes.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Weekend warrior!

 Want to get organized for the New Year?  How about building some shelves!  Check out these tips

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Wood trivia: What is the NHLA?

Answer: National Hardwood Lumber Association. This organization represents the North American hardwood lumber industry and establishes many of the rules and standards for manufacturing hardwood lumber. Learn more at their website!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Happy New Year!

We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to start a brand new year! Check out the new HGTV Dream Home in Stowe, VT - it has some fantastic woodwork (look at the ceilings!).