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Is one 4×8 sheet of plywood enough for my next project?

Is one 4x8 sheet of plywood enough for my next project?   Good question! And the answer is...it depends! Another good way of looking at this is, how many custom cut pieces of lumber can I get out of one 4x8 sheet of plywood? Well, the possibilities are endless! It all...

What Is Masonite? And, When To Use Masonite!

  So, what is Masonite?   Good question! Let's start at the top of the lumber food chain and move down. Masonite is a type of "engineered wood" which simply means man-made, usually by compressing together fibres and different materials in one way or another to...

The Ultimate (Apartment Friendly) DIY Project For Spring

 Spring is officially here!   We've scoured the inter-webs and Pinterest to bring you the ultimate (apartment-friendly) DIY project for spring. Also, you know how sometimes you click on a link via Pinterest or Google and you don't end up with the quality content...

April Tools Day! The Best Tools For Your Next DIY Project

 Let's break it down...which tools you need, which tools you don't!   We are always searching for the best DIY projects and tutorials we can find, and we will be sharing what we've found soon. In the meantime, we've noticed that there are always certain tools...

How to order custom cut lumber and other FAQ’s

How to order custom cut lumber and other frequently asked questions...   Answered! We thought we would take a minute to address some FAQ's  with a new blog post. Let's start with the one question we get most often:   How do I place an order for custom cut...

12 Fun DIY Home Decor And DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

It's our favorite time of year again...   And why not tackle some of these DIY Home Decor and DIY Holiday Gift Ideas! The holidays in New York City are always such a wonderful and magical time of year. Yes, the holidays look a little different this year, but...

Outdoor Dining Barriers

Our clients at the Canary Club used the shou sugi ban technique to create these outdoor dining barriers for their outdoor dining setup! It all starts with 3 things: 1. Pine, here they used 1x12 pine cut-to-size.2. A small blow torch, with attachment.3. A wire brush....