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Treated Lumber Cutting Tips

July 23rd, 2012|

Treated lumber is a type of wood lumber that has been treated with chemicals so that it can stand up to environmental wear. You will see outdoor furniture and even boat docks made out of treated lumber. Using treated lumber is the same as using any other type of lumber but cutting requires additional steps to avoid splintering and chipping. The following information provides several cutting tips for properly cutting treated lumber. 1. Let the Saw do the cutting When you cut wood lumber the typical approach is to either place the wood on the table saw and pull the saw [...]

Exotic Wood Flooring

July 17th, 2012|

Exotic wood differences from domestic wood in color, texture and grain pattern. Exotic wood has vibrant colors that will make you think that you cannot be in your own house, but far away, somewhere in Asia relaxing. Exotic wood flooring types are: Brazilian walnut, Brazilian teak, Exotic Acacia or Exotic Brown Heart, etc.. This type of wood floor requires less maintenance because it is a hard type of floor. Tests were made in the US Forestry Lab where scientists discovered that exotic wood is more durable than other types of hardwood like domestic hardwood or engineered hardwood because they have [...]