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Most Famous Staircases in History

July 29th, 2013|

As one of the most common focal points of a home, the staircase is often ornamented with detailed wood craftsmanship along with wrought iron or carved wooden spindles, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to a home. Let’s take a step back in time to look at three of the most well known staircases in history. 1. The grand staircase of the RMS Titanic, 1912 A dashing Leo Dicaprio helped make this image one of the most popular in design history with his scene the 1997 blockbuster, Titanic. Leo aside, this stunning creation of ornate detail, sleek banisters and [...]

Easy 3-Step DIY Birdhouse

July 22nd, 2013|

A birdhouse is important for many species of birds in Ohio and throughout the country. As a vital source for nesting, it aids in the survival of babies and young birds in harsh conditions. With the fluctuation of weather in Columbus recently, a bird house offers a safe place for birds to hide during storms and extreme heat. Click here for a simple 3-step DIY wooden birdhouse. Most types of solid wood are fine for birdhouse building. Among the longest-lasting and decay-resistant woods are cedar and redwood, but a B- or C-grade exterior plywood is also a good choice. You [...]