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Not So Fast Summer

Summer has come to an end, but consider enhancing your home’s appeal with some new flower boxes. You can get ready to showcase fall’s colors with some beautiful mums under your windows.  We can build your flower box in many styles using premium cedar.  A popular choice is the recessed panel style. These window planters can be… Continue reading Not So Fast Summer

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What’s your favorite letter?

So excited to showcase our newest listing at our shop – 8 inch decorative wooden letters. Each letter can be personalized with your choice of color and finish.  These solid pine letters can be displayed on a wall or stand freely on a shelf or mantle.  Perfect for adding a pop of color to your… Continue reading What’s your favorite letter?

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Graphite Mid Century Sideboard

Here’s a quick look at our newest listing.  This piece has quickly become a favorite of mine and just might have found a ¿permanent? spot in my own home.  It is listed in our shop, so if interested, check out the details here!   This piece, made by United Furniture Corporation of North Carolina, in… Continue reading Graphite Mid Century Sideboard

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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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How to Pick Out Decorative Shutter Hardware

In a previous post, we discussed how installing shutters can increase the curb appeal of your home. In today’s post, we take that thought a step further and delve into picking out ornamental hardware for shutters. The main types of shutter hardware include: holdbacks, clavos, strap hinges, and L-hinges. Holdbacks are typically S-shaped hooks that appear… Continue reading How to Pick Out Decorative Shutter Hardware

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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