Woodshop Corner: An Introduction to Wood

    When choosing the right lumber for your next project, it’s important to know what your options are. Lumber falls into categories of soft- and hardwood. Softwood comes from coniferous, or “evergreen,” trees—those with needles. Hardwood comes from


    Electric Sanders: A Short Guide to the Different Types

    An electric sander isn’t a necessity when it comes to sanding wood. But it sure makes the process A LOT easier. Over the years, manufacturers have rolled out electric sanders for about every variation of


    Should Your Next Project Be in MDF?

    MDF is a high-grade composite material made from recycled wood fibers and resin. Machine dried and pressed to produce dense, stable sheets. The benefits to MDF are that it is low cost, lightweight, and less


    Millwork vs. Casework: What’s the difference?

    The terms millwork and casework are often used interchangeably but while they are both forms of carpentry, they have significant differences. Millwork is custom. Common examples of millwork include armoires, embellishments, and mantels. Casework describes box-shaped


    Space Saving Solutions: Under the Staircase Storage

    Accuride Under the Stairs Drawer Slides Maximizing Space The Micro-living movement has been gaining a mainstream following throughout North America. More companies are turning to Accuride to build reliable storage options. The Touchwood