Blog Posts in May, 2014

A Guide to Varnishing Wood

Varnishing wood can be an involved process, so knowing what to expect can save time and avoid costly mistakes. First, ensure your workspace has adequate lighting and that it is thoroughly cleaned of ...
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New Hardwood in stock at Southern Lumber!

We've just received new quality hardwood here at Southern Lumber: 4/4 Ziricote – exceptional grain & color 4/4 Bocote – vibrant color and grain detail 4/4 & 8/4 Black Ebony – ...
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Factors to Consider Before You Shop for a New Bathroom Vanity

A new vanity can really transform a bathroom. However, there are a few factors you need to consider to make sure you transform your bathroom for the better. For starters, take careful measurements of ...
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Choosing the Right Stain for Your Wood

You want to know the real benefit of wood? It looks great anywhere in your home. From wood decks and patios to hardwood flooring and cabinets, wood adds depth and luxury to any space in your home. ...
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Examining Some Wood Floor Styles

There are dozens of different wood types to choose from for your new floors, but there are but three styles of wood floors available on the market today: strip, plank, and parquet. Strip flooring ...
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Tips for Sanding Your Woodworking Project

Sanding is one of the best skills to learn if you are just getting into the world of woodworking. Before you can finish or stain a deck, wood vanity, or even wood moulding, you will need to go it ...
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Amazing Facts about Hardwood Floors

Carpet and tile are nice, but nothing compares to the elegance and luxury of hardwood flooring. But there is so much more to love about hardwood floor than its timeless beauty. For one, it’s the ...
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Tips for Selecting a Front Door for Your Home

Your front door says a lot about your home. Typically, a front door that is in ill repair suggests the home that lies behind it is not in much better shape. If you take pride in your home, especially ...
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A Woodworker's Guide to Chisels

No one ever said woodworking was easy, but the right tools make all the difference. One of the most useful tools in the woodworker’s arsenal is the chisel. No matter what type of wood project ...
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