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Nov 25 2021

Wood Glues

There is a lot more to talk about with glue than you think! Different glues are going to do different things. Like an epoxy glue, that are two different chemicals put together to make a bond, aren't always going to work because you may not have t...
Nov 18 2021

More isn't always better

We all think that more is better when it comes to most things but that just isn’t the case. When it comes to staining your wood projects, this mindset is just a waste. The wood that you’re staining has a max absorption. This means that th...
Nov 11 2021

Why a 2x4 isn't really a 2x4

Most of us already know that a 2x4 isn’t really a 2x4, it’s more like 1½ by 3½. But does anyone really know why that is? We went on a hunt to get to the bottom of this construction mystery. One of the answers we found was th...
Nov 04 2021

What makes cedar so great?

Cedar is no longer just for grandma’s hope chest! With new construction incorporating raw edged and other wood features, we thought we’d get into why cedar is not only a beautiful addition to a space but also a smart one. It’s use i...
Nov 02 2021

Construction Trends for 2022

The construction industry is steadfast and strong in Canada with a lot of investments coming from the government in their Growth plan with the Canadian Infrastructure Bank (CIB). The goal is to create 60,000 new jobs in the next 3 years as part of a...