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Our Etsy Shop

Here’s a quick look at our Etsy shop!  Visit us today and check out our available vintage pieces or our custom carpentry items. We have been so busy adding new items to our shop – here is a quick look at some of our newest listings.  Our midcentury blue chest of drawers is amazing!  It’s… Continue reading Our Etsy Shop

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Woodworking for the Soul

It’s winter in the Midwest. We just got a few more inches of snow and the temperature is struggling to make it into the double digits. Somedays this makes it a little harder to venture out to the shop to work on custom shutter orders. However, I feel rejuvenated with each positive review and satisfied customer.… Continue reading Woodworking for the Soul

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What Shutter Style Are You?

As is well known, exterior shutters come in a variety of sizes, styles, shapes and colors. Here at our shop we have been pushing ourselves to add a little variety and color by incorporating some new styles.  We recently listed our latest style of shutter, the Savannah shutter.  The photos you’ll see below as well… Continue reading What Shutter Style Are You?

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Savannah Inspired Shutters

We have always had our eye on Savannah, Georgia.  Living in a cold climate like the Chicago area, we find ourselves ‘house hunting’ every January or February for a new, warmer place to live.  Every year Savannah tops our list as one of our favorite warm weather cities.  We love the history of the old… Continue reading Savannah Inspired Shutters

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Summer’s End Sale Starts Today!

Come visit our shop today and save 10% off of your purchase!  Offer ends on the 15th – so message us with questions on our custom cedar shutters to spruce up your home’s exterior or choose one of our vintage pieces to add a fresh style to your living space. Some of our favorites are… Continue reading Summer’s End Sale Starts Today!

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Installing Wooden Shutters

Installing cedar or any wooden shutters is a relatively straightforward task that can be accomplished by one person. The tools that are needed include the following: (1 or 2) 6 or 8’ step ladder (1st floor shutters) (2) 6’+ extension ladder (2nd floor shutters) Level Drill 3/16 wood drill bit 5/32 masonry drlll bit Phillips… Continue reading Installing Wooden Shutters

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Mid-Summer Shutter Sale! One Week Only!

Improve the look of your home with new shutters.  Our shop offers a variety of styles and colors.  Customers can choose the style and stain color of their choice.  Don’t see a style you like?  Just send us a photo of your preferred style and we will build it for you!  Order this week and… Continue reading Mid-Summer Shutter Sale! One Week Only!