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Catan: Family Game Nights

Catan: Family Game Nights

Looking for a new game to play??? Catan (formerly known as Settlers of Catan) is a board game that allows you to expand and grow your reign. First published in Germany in 1995 the game has sold more than eighteen million copies worldwide. 

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How Did I Get Into Wood Working?

How Did I Get Into Wood Working?
I am often asked, “How do you know how to do what you do? Did you have training?”.  Well the simple answer is… I am basically self-taught.  As such, I am a major proponent of shop class in public schools or at least activities that allow children to work with their hands while learning critical problem solving.  While some children have parents who work in the trades and can pick up these valuable skills at home most do not.

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Why Are Barn Quilts So Expensive?

Why Are Barn Quilts So Expensive?
... If your have ever Googled “barn quilts” you can find them priced anywhere from about $40.00 up to $500.00 plus.  So, what determines the price?

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Cribbage - A Great Game for Two!

Cribbage - A Great Game for Two!
Cribbage is traditionally played with two people; however, three or four (two on two) can play. Like poker the game provides players with the anticipation of the luck of the deal all the while allowing them to use their skill with regards to discarding and play. Although the game can be played with only a deck of cards and pen/paper it is most often played using a cribbage board. The board allows one to easily track their points.

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It’s all in the Finish

It’s all in the Finish
Once you have decided on the perfect kind of wood for your project another equally important question needs to be answered. What kind of finish do you want? Once again, you’re blindsided.  You have no idea what the finishes are, let alone how they affect the final product. Hopefully this short breakdown will make it easier for you to select the aesthetic choice you want for your project.

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Wood is just Wood - NOT........

Wood is just Wood - NOT........
When asked “What kind of wood would you like,” many people have no idea what the differences are. The main thing to consider is will a hard wood or soft wood work best?  There are two other wood categories, exotic woods and manufactured woods, that can also be considered.

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Custom Wood Creations for Your Home…

Custom Wood Creations for Your Home…
Buуіng wooden furnіturе and decor іѕ a great way tо add a bеаutіful ассеnt to your hоmе. Yоu can fіnd many dіffеrеnt ріесеѕ and ѕtуlеѕ tо сhооѕе frоm, аllоwіng уоu to оutfіt уоur hоmе hоwеvеr you dеѕіrе. Furnіturе quite often shows thе реrѕоnаlіtу of thе hоmеоwnеr and wood can make for a beautiful and warm environment.

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