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Wooden Spill Containment Plugs


Wooden Spill Containment Plugs Wooden Spill Containment Plugs have many uses. Tapered wood plugs offer excellent characteristics for temporary containment of leaks from drums, barrels, pipes or other containers.  The tapered shape  of these plugs allows insertion into the hole and can be pounded in for compression of the diameter to a secure seal.

Wooden Spill Containment Plugs2020-10-27T19:26:05+00:00

Small Diameter Wooden Dowels


Small Diameter Wooden Dowels Wood dowels come in a variety of commercially available sizes that range from 1/12” up to 3” in diameter and larger. These dowels are produced on different types of equipment based on production efficiency as well as available stock of wood, allowing optimal yields. While the larger diameter dowels

Small Diameter Wooden Dowels2020-10-27T19:24:16+00:00

How Wood Turnings Are Made


How Wood Turnings Are Made When one thinks of producing wood turnings, a typical image emerges. A person is standing at a lathe with a face shield or safety glasses in place, holding a long handled tool, shaping the spinning wood. While this happens in small scale operations and home workshops, production scale wood

How Wood Turnings Are Made2020-10-27T19:23:33+00:00

How Are Round Wooden Dowels Made?


How Are Round Wooden Dowels Made? Dowels are typically made in two different processes to maximize the yield from the raw material.  In the case of smaller diameters of 1” and less, they are typically made on a molder.  Boards are molded  with a set of knives cutting a half round on the

How Are Round Wooden Dowels Made?2020-10-27T19:22:47+00:00

What is the Difference Between a Baluster, Balustrade and Banister?


What is the Difference Between a Baluster, Balustrade and Banister? Have you ever heard the words "Baluster, Balustrade and Banister" and wondered what do they all mean? Are they the same thing or are they different things? Are these just the same word said different ways?  Well here is a simple explanation of the

What is the Difference Between a Baluster, Balustrade and Banister?2020-10-27T19:21:52+00:00

What is a Baluster?


What is a Baluster? What is a Baluster? A baluster is the vertical component of a stairwell, balcony or deck. Although balusters can be seen as decorative, they also provide security and safety. The term “wooden spindles” is interchangeable with the term “balusters”. The handrail and foot rail are attached to columns, or

What is a Baluster?2020-10-27T19:20:56+00:00

Wooden Porches


Wooden Porches Wooden porches are a way to add curb appeal to your home.  You can also add new custom wooden porch posts, columns or balusters to an entryway. Wooden porch posts can be made to match the style of the project and enhance newels, balusters and railings. These turned posts can be

Wooden Porches2020-10-27T19:20:20+00:00

Wooden Newels


Wooden Newels Wooden Newels are posts that are upright supports for a handrail at the bottom and top of a staircase.  They can also be positioned along the length of a rail and where staircases change direction. These have a primary purpose of structural support. though they are typically decorative to varying degrees. 

Wooden Newels2020-10-27T19:19:36+00:00

Custom Wooden Columns


Custom Wooden Columns Custom Wooden Columns Come in Many Sizes, Lengths and Diameters. What is a good interior paint grade wood for columns? Paint grade typically suggests the cheapest wood, since you will be covering it.  Many think pine to be  a good choice, though clear pine is more expensive than many hardwoods

Custom Wooden Columns2020-10-27T19:17:33+00:00

Wooden Wine and Liquor Boxes and Crates


Wooden Wine and Liquor Boxes and Crates Wooden Wine and Liquor Boxes and Crates are a great way to either ship your product, or add a special display element. Custom, quality boxes are used for packaging requirements while complimenting any bottle. Custom making the box to fit your specific product is a great

Wooden Wine and Liquor Boxes and Crates2020-10-30T16:49:16+00:00
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