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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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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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Shutters at Home

We wanted to share a few photos of our shutters at home!  Thanks so much to our customers for sending us these photos!   Check out our shop for more information on our shutter styles.  If you have a style in mind that is not listed on our shop, send us a photo and we’ll… Continue reading Shutters at Home

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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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Blue Antique Chest of Drawers

I’ve been really excited about this old dresser.  We found this curved top piece a few weeks ago, right around the same time we purchased our gray china cabinet, and as I was completing the hutch, I began brainstorming different refinishing ideas for this vintage beauty. Here are a few before photos of this small,… Continue reading Blue Antique Chest of Drawers

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Before and After: Charcoal Gray China Hutch

Here’s a look at our newest listing – a vintage china hutch.  I found this a few weeks ago and liked it relatively small size, detail and overall quality.   What I didn’t like was the horrible brown speckle over the entire piece.  Almost every inch of this piece had this 1970s speckle to it… Continue reading Before and After: Charcoal Gray China Hutch

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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