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SHOW #118 Wood and Its' Various Uses

Description

One of our most universal materials is wood. In this episode, HandyMa'amŽ Beverly DeJulio takes on projects related to wood, including step-by-step instructions for installing decorative Wainscoting and creating wooden picture frames. Beverly also has a number of tips for repairing damaged wood furniture. Guest Todd Witte, Senior Vice President of Design House and 25 year veteran of the lumber and building products industries, stops by to talk about the various types of wood and some simple wood projects.

Product Information

Home Improvement -- Install Wainscoting

  • Clamps: American Tool Co. www.AmericanTool.com
  • Drill , circular saw: Black & Decker www.Black&Decker.com
  • Power miter saw: Bosch www.boschtools.com
  • Wainscoting: New England Classic Interiors www.homefittings.com
  • Power nailer: Paslode www.paslode.com
  • Tool box / bench:: Rubbermaid www.rubbermaid.com
  • Hammer: Stanley 203-225-5111
  • Safety goggles: Uvex www.uvex.com
  • Handsaw, drill bit: Vermont American www.vermontamerican.com
  • Workbench: Wolfcraft www.wolfcraft.com

Simple Solution #1 -- Recess Nails

  • Putty : Color Putty Co. 608-325-6033
  • Wainscoting: Parkside Distributors
  • Nail set & hammer: Stanley203-225-5105

Create It--Make Picture Frames

  • Power miter saw : Boschwww.boschtools.com
  • Safety goggles: Uvex www.uvex.com

Maintain It -- Fix Wood Items

  • Clamps: American Tool Company www.AmericanTool.com
  • Color putty kit: Color Putty Co. 608-325-6033
  • Trade Secret kit - wood touch up systems: Dover Finishing Products1-800-354-4445
  • Woodworx glue: Loctite www.loctite.com
  • Stain sticks: Minwaxwww.minwax.com

Simple Solution #2 -- Fix a Wobbly Table

  • Miter box: Buck Brothers
  • Table: Design House www.designhouseinc.com
  • Utility knife: Olfa www.thompsonregister.com
  • Hand saw: Vermont American www.vermontamerican.com

 

Compute It --

Taunton Publishing
www.taunton.com

The Hardwood Manufacturing Association
www.hardwood.org

The "Recycle" web page
www.recycle.net/recycle/Wood/index.html

Guests

Todd Witte of Design House has been in the lumber and building products industries for 25 years. He is currently the Senior Vice President of the Building Products Division of Design House, Inc. He discusses how different woods are used for various purposes and demonstrates how to make an expensive looking table at a very low cost.


Beverly DeJulio's wardrobe provided by
Paul Harris, www.paulharris.com

Furnishings provided by
Marshall Fields, 1-800-480-1623



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