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Simple DIY Wood Projects For An Afternoon

Have some extra wood around or want to check out our 8 for $8 Lake Tahoe board sale? I’m all about simple DIY wood projects, especially when I have the materials. Like many Pinterest and DIY lovers, I often have a hard time knowing where to start, and I sometimes don’t end up actually completing the …

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Still Creek Ranch Project

Still Creek Ranch Project

We often get questions about how The Master’s Craft is different, and one of the first things we say is that we aim to do business as mission. But what does that actually mean? “We’re very passionate about teaching people that you don’t have to sacrifice your skills and a career and vocation to go …

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Our New Place In Denver

A few months in the making, our Rio Grande grand opening was a big success. “There was a much bigger turnout than I expected. The day was extremely positive and one of the reps said that it was the biggest grand opening he’s ever been to since he started his job,” said Mark Fay, our …

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How to repair a gouge on a hardwood floor

How To Fix A Deep Gouge in Wire-Brushed Wood Flooring

A deep gouge in a wire brushed floor may seem like a nightmare to fix, and a good candidate for a full board replacement. If the gouge is deep enough, the raw wood is probably showing through. Plus, the wire-brushed texture makes this seem like a complicated fix that putty is not going to do …

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How to fix an open knot on hardwood floor

How To Fix An Open Knot In Wood Flooring

An open or broken knot hole may not be all that serious of a problem, but it can cause great concern in a homeowner. They may be asking questions like: Is my floor falling apart? Did I buy a good quality floor? Will this happen to other areas of the floor? A simple fix involves …

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scratched wood floor

How To Fix Scratched Wood Flooring With Wax

Fixing scratched wood flooring doesn’t always require a complete resand and refinish. A deep scratch often comes from moving heavy objects across the floor, or forgetting to put felt protectors on furniture legs. Overtime, the normal use of that furniture and the slight movements it makes may leave very deep scratches in the wood flooring. …

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How to fix a chipped edge on a wood floor

How To Fix A Chipped Edge On Wood Flooring

A chipped edge on a wood flooring board can be unsightly and dangerous. Anyone walking across the floor could snag their socks, or end up with a splinter in their toe! Using hot wax, and a few simple tools, a chipped or broken edge can be made to look like it never happened – and …

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How To Fix A Long White Scratch On Wood Flooring

Few things stand out more than a long white scratch in a medium or dark prefinished wood floor. The urethane finishes that many prefinished flooring manufacturers use in today’s prefinished wood floors contain a mineral called Aluminum Oxide. Aluminum Oxide makes the finish incredibly durable and long lasting, however, the drawback is that if the …

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Trending in 2018

“What’s Trending In 2018?”

Grays, “Fixer Upper” farmhouse style, minimalist – just a few of the many trends right now when it comes to interior design. Forecasting trends in any industry is hard. Determining wood flooring trends is no different, so we turned to the experts – our customers. They understand better what is going on in their markets …

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