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College Woodwork Difference

College Woodwork Difference

College Woodwork Difference -Features and Benefits - Finishes - Safety - Hardware Options - Environmental Statement
Types Of Woods

Types Of Woods

Here are the recommended finishes for different types of wood. Name Hardness Grain Finish Ash Hard Open Filler recommended Alder Soft Close Stains well Aspen Soft Close Paints well Basswood Soft Close Paints well Beech Hard Close Poor for paint, takes varnish well Birch Hard Close Stains and varnishes well Cedar Soft Close Paints well, finishes well wit...
What you must know B4 You buy

What you must know B4 You buy

The following is an excerpt from the Council of Better Business Bureaus, Inc. Furniture Types and Terms There are two basic types of furniture, upholstered furniture and case goods. Upholstered furniture has fabric covered cushions or padded sections such as sofas. Case goods refers to furniture that is not upholstered such as tables, chests, cabinets and shelves. Both upholstered furniture and case goods can be constructed of a variety of woods or woo...
Mattress Info

Mattress Info

Over the years, Dream Star has applied numerous innovations in terms of providing excellent quality bedding products. Dream Star bedding lines are manufactured under strict quality control with imported damask fabric, treated with anti-dust mite solution, orthopedically designed high tempered coil spring. We are committed to providing the latest technology and products that will deliver the best night’s sleep. Subsequently, expansion took place for the further growth of the company. Our success has come from our products quality performan...
Handstone Difference

Handstone Difference

Crafted For Life In this day and age, not many things are built to last. But Handstone Furniture isn’t one of them. We refuse tocompromise. It’s been that way since we started in 1999 as a one-man woodworking shop. Today we remain a family-owned Canadianmanufacturer of custom-made, solid wood furniture. We still hand-select the kiln-dried cherry, maple and red oak hardwoods we work with.We continually invest in adding state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment to our facilities. And we never forget that the only thing equal to thep...
Why storage beds are popular

Why storage beds are popular

Like they say "The need is the mother of all creations", Storage beds are probably one of the best modern day home furnishing achievements. Of course ever since condo buildings mushroomed all over around us, people of the city are locked into smaller places. Many young customers come to me and tell me they have a one bedroom condo around 400 to 500 sqft. They want a bed that will do A lot more then a place to give them enjoyment and comfort. They expect the bed to be there closet, dresser or chest of drawers too. And so, t...
A Great Comeback Story

A Great Comeback Story

The Story of a great come back is all about Shermag. Shermag is one of those Canadian struggling manufacturers that was caught on the stormy waves of import competition back about 4 years ago. They went though many ups and downs nearly being drowned like many North American manufacturers did back then. Somehow through strong will and implementation of new strategies the waves of Asian competition were not able to completely whip them out. Why? because instead of fighting the waves, they simply took a ride on them and themselves became an im...
Caring for your wood furniture

Caring for your wood furniture

Your hardwood furniture is made up of many pieces of wood. Each is unique and you may notice natural variations in colour. The lighter pieces were closer to the treebark while the darker pieces were closer to the treecentre. All one equally strong and import the beauty and value that make hardwood furniture unique. To clean your furniture, use a soft damp cloth with a small amount of mild soap. Wipe immediately with a dry cloth. P...
Wood & Veneer Facts

Wood & Veneer Facts

Solid Wood Vs. Wood Veneers What's Better & What's The Best  Some makers use both types of construction in building custom furniture and custom cabinets. Now lets look at these two options and their strong and weak points. Solid wood furniture This means all exposed parts are made of the same species of all natural wood, with no other materia...
What is your style?

What is your style?

Some furniture styles, like fashions, are timeless classics. From the graceful curves of a Queen Anne chair to the clean and practical lines of an Empire cabinet, there are furniture styles to fit virtually every taste and lifestyle. If you wouldn'tknow a Louis XVI chaise from a Shaker rocker, dont despair. There is no right or wrong when it comes to selecting a particular style. What is most important is the style you find most pleasing. You may be surprised to discover that exploring classic furniture styles can be an ex...