Categories for Projects with Wood

The History of Log Furniture

July 29, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Historians believe that humans have been using log cabin shelters since 3500 BC. In the United States, early settlers found it necessary to start off with such structures but quickly evolved their homes into more elaborate dwellings. The westward expansion of the 1800s brought a renewed need for log homes and many other types of construction made of log, including furniture. Early pioneers did not have much, but one thing they had in abundance was timber. Timber was necessary to their survival as it provided heat, cooking, shelter, and material to basically build anything they needed, including furniture for their... View Article

Guide to Live Edge Wood Slabs

April 25, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Rustic design has always been popular because it evokes a sense of comfort and warmth. We want those qualities in our home, and so we seek out pieces that are evocative of that particular design. You may come across items known as live edge wood slabs during your search for rustic design elements. You may find numerous articles mentioning live edge woods slabs as items you must use if you want to feature rustic design in your home. If you’re curious about live edge wood slabs, you’ve come to the right place. Use this article to learn more about those items... View Article

Caring for Your Log Furniture

February 11, 2022 4:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Top-quality log furniture is always a good investment. It looks great in almost any space and lasts a long time. That said, it’s important to provide both your indoor and outdoor furniture with routine maintenance, which might include cleaning, varnishing and sanding. Caring for your lodgepole furniture is easy, but you have to remember to do it. Below, we provide many great tips on caring for your log furniture. Use the tips to help ensure your furniture looks great for years to come. Cleaning your outdoor furniture It’s easy to remember to clean your indoor furniture, but many people neglect... View Article

Aging-in-Place Remodeling Ideas Using Natural Wood

January 19, 2021 7:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Multigenerational living has started to make a return to popularity in Utah, largely due to necessity. Surging costs of college education combined with stagnant low wages makes it difficult (if not impossible) for many young adults to find a place of their own to live, while elderly people are also finding it more worth their while to move in with their children than to fork out the exorbitant costs associated with senior living facilities. So, if you’re preparing to remodel your home to make it more suitable for multigenerational living, you might wonder what features or ideas you should implement... View Article

How to Spot Termites in Wood to Be Used for Furniture

December 14, 2020 11:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Termites could be in your home right now without your even realizing it. By the time you discover a termite infestation, those little critters have long been feasting on your antique wooden armchair. Every homeowner in Utah should learn how to spot termites in furniture because they pose the greatest risk to interior designs constructed with wooden materials. Keep an eye open for these signs of termites in wood furniture, and call an exterminator as soon as possible. Wet spots near a colony Termites love dark environments with plenty of moisture. You’ll know these insects have moved into your home... View Article