Tag: Wood

Why Old-Growth Wood is Better

By Scott Sidler | June 1, 2015

old-growth wood

There is no better wood to use when repairing an old house than old-growth lumber. Though it is hard to come by (it’s not on the shelves at Home Depot) it is the most appropriate and best performing options especially […]

The 7 Best Products to Patch Wood

By Scott Sidler | April 22, 2013

7 best products to patch wood

Sometimes it’s nail holes and sometimes it’s rotten wood, but your projects will often require you to patch wood. In this post I’ll help you determine the best materials (and there are tons available!) to use when the time comes […]

{Guest Post} All About Reclaimed Wood

By Scott Sidler | September 19, 2012

Reclaimed Wood

A Guest Post By David Morrison – David is an avid DIY enthusiast, renovator and restorer. He has worked on a variety of self-build projects and claims to have helped out every neighbour for ten blocks! The kind of neighbor […]