9 Fun Things to Do This Holiday Season

9 Fun Things to Do This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season of good cheer, twinkling lights, family and friends. The season of packed shopping centres, countless parties, and, strangely but almost invariably, a million professional deadlines. Look, most of us like December as much as the next person– it’s fun and festive and all that, but no one ever said it was easy season. I […]

That One Thing Every Family Home Needs

Your alarm didn’t go off and now you have to hurry up and make it there on time. You’ve got 5 minutes to get there. You’re fumbling around the house for your keys, and yelling to the little one to get ready, for the 50th time. “Hurry up and get your shoes on!” You can’t […]

History of the Trestle Dining Room Table

Wilmington Amish Trestle Table [Set]

Amish wood-crafters have diligently kept alive timeless designs like the trestle dining room table. Today, thanks to their efforts modern homeowners may still acquire high-end dining room table creations with heirloom quality. The trestle table is most likely the oldest type of American dining table if not the oldest table design in the world. The […]

Decorating: Ways To Blend Wood Types

Cut Boards

Smart decorators have struck gold. Dual-wooded bedroom furniture has increased bedroom decorating options four fold. The latest trend in high class bedroom furnishings is to take elegantly tailored raised panels, built in two of the most beautiful types of wood, to take your private spaces from season to season richly. Beautiful combinations of summer light […]

High Gloss Furniture Finishes

High Gloss Furniture Finish

The difficulties of the furniture design industry have even affected the finishes available on furniture lines. Mirror gloss finishes are high labor, high cost, and easily damaged, and so for reasons of international shipment and floor sample expenses, anything high gloss is no longer an available option except at additional custom pricing. Since the Chinese […]

The Effects of Humidity on Lumber

Humidity Effects on Lumber

Our solid hardwood pieces are made up of many pieces of wood. Each is unique and you may notice natural variations in color. The lighter pieces were closer to the tree’s bark, while the darker pieces were closer to the tree’s center. All are equally strong and impart the beauty and value that make solid hardwood […]

How to Create a Welcoming Entry

How to create a welcoming entry

The entry way to the home is the first thing someone will see when they walk in. This can help give a favorable impression before even walking through the rest of your home. Having an inviting foyer area can put a guest at ease and brighten their day when you take the time to create […]