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Exploring The World Of Handcrafted Furniture Construction


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Exploring The World Of Handcrafted Furniture Construction

Hi there! The name is Nicky and I'm here to present the fascinating world of furniture construction to you. Modern furniture comes from a long line of handcrafted items that have recently fallen out of favor. I grew up in a quirky household where we created all of our own furniture by hand. I have fond memories of shaping wood on the lathe for table and couch legs before I could even ride a bike. Today I continue to create furniture using all of the skills I learned from my awesome parents. I would like to share the knowledge I've collected over the years with you to help expand this interesting hobby. My main goal is to see handmade furniture secure its place in the marketplace. I hope you learn all you need to know about techniques, tools and building materials to create signature pieces you'll love for lifetime.

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Considering The Purchase Of A Home In A Flood Zone? Helpful Information For Prospective Home Buyers
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Wood fencing is very attractive, but it is also vu

Considering The Purchase Of A Home In A Flood Zone? Helpful Information For Prospective Home Buyers

Devastating levels of flooding have struck the country in multiple places over the past few years. In the interior regions, most are caused by torrential rainfall that swells local creeks and rivers or causes a breach in a dam or levee. Along the coasts, heavy flooding often accompanies hurricanes and tropical storms, with 2017's Hurricane Harvey now classified as a 1 in 1000 year flooding event. For prospective home buyers, this type of news makes it more important than ever to understand what a flood elevation certificate is and what actions they should take to make sure their homes and properties are covered by flood insurance. Read More 

3 Insulation Installation Services To Stop Cold Drafts And Energy Loss In The Home

The insulation in your home is important to ensure that energy does not go out the door. If you want to stop cold drafts and energy loss, there are several things that an insulation installation service can help you with, such as installing insulation around windows, improving attic insulation and special services like crawl space encapsulation. Here are some of the ways an insulation installation service can help stop cold drafts and energy loss in your home: Read More 

2 Climate Control Options for Tech Businesses

The balance of heat and cooling is a tough battle for many businesses. Tech infrastructure requires low temperatures with low humidity, and if you want efficient workers, you can't simply freeze everyone and force them to wear jackets in the summer--unless they're server technicians, since they're used to it. For an efficient heating and cooling policy that maintains equipment and keeps your workers in a comfortable environment, here are a few commercial heating services and cooling options to use as necessary. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of A High Kitchen Countertop If You’re Tall

When you're of above-average height, one of the minor annoyances that you'll face in your home is kitchen countertops that seem too low. Simple, everyday activities such as slicing vegetables on a cutting board on the countertop can be a little more difficult than you'd like them to be, simply because you have to bend more than the average person. If you have a bad back, you may find that kitchen tasks — especially washing wishes, in which you're reaching even lower than the height of the countertop — can actually worsen the condition. Read More 

3 Wood Fencing Maintenance Tasks That Help Fences Last Longer

Wood fencing is very attractive, but it is also vulnerable to wear and often needs to be repaired. With a good maintenance routine, fences look great and need fewer repairs. Part of caring for your fence is cleaning it and regular painting, as well as occasional repairs. Caring for your fence will also ensure that it lasts for many years. Here are some tips to help you get the most life out of your wood fence: Read More