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Using Wood Slabs for Tables

December 14th, 2016|

Wood slab tables are becoming more and more popular these days. They have always been around, but they are making a comeback as a unique and stylish accent to your living space that blends well with many style choices.   What are wood slab tables? Wood slab tables, otherwise known as live edge tables, are handmade tables that have been crafted in such a way that at least one of the outer edges of the tree is preserved. “Live Edge” is referring to the living part of the tree or rough exterior. Each table is custom made and carries a [...]

16 Completely Unique Uses of Wood Slabs

September 7th, 2016|

Wood slabs are most commonly used as counters or tables to give the furniture some character. Live edge slabs are especially popular because they can really make a room feel alive. There are plenty of ways to liven up a room without adding a table or counter, though. These completely unique uses of wood slabs prove that there are tons of ways to add the rustic charm of wood slabs to any room. Whether an exotic wood slab or domestic, these creative ideas are beautiful touches to a room or home. 1. Wine Rack A wood slab is a neat [...]

Easy Barnwood: The New Alternative to Reclaimed Barnwood

July 25th, 2016|

Everyone loves the rustic charm of reclaimed barnwood. It can be a beautiful addition to any home and its versatility allows you to add it to almost any room in a number of creative ways. Almost everyone is looking for ways to add it to their home’s décor. Unfortunately, reclaimed barnwood can be expensive and difficult to install for many people. Not only that, but unless you buy it from a reputable dealer such as Capital City Millwork, reclaimed wood can contain contaminants such as lead, arsenic and mold. Luckily, we have a solution for those problems. Easy Barnwood is [...]

7 Places to Add Sliding Barn Doors

March 30th, 2016|

7 Places to Add Sliding Barn Doors Sliding barn doors provide a rustic charm that many homeowners desire. These popular items add a ton of character and they are practical as well. If you’re in need of sliding barn door inspiration, these 7 unique uses for barn doors should do the trick.   Pantries – One of the most common uses of sliding barn doors is for pantries. Sliding barn doors provide easy access to the pantry and also add a rustic feel to the kitchen. The beauty of adding sliding barn doors to your pantry is that you can just [...]

2016 Interior Design Trends: Sliding Barn Doors

March 4th, 2016|

Like fashion and art, there are new trends in interior design every year. Styles that were once popular are revived with a modern twist and it gives life to a brand new style. One of the hottest interior design styles is a product that has seen the aforementioned revival: sliding barn doors. The original purpose of sliding doors on barns was to allow farmers to open the doors to the barn without letting in a rush of cold air. This design was an improvement over doors that swung open and thus became the standard design of barn doors. As the [...]