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Announcing Bandsaws & Bourbon | May 12, 2018

Join us at  "Bandsaws & Bourbon" for an opportunity to witness how Greenwood Bay hand makes some of the most unique furniture around and then experience a tasting of some of the best distilled spirits anywhere. Attendees will have the chance to tour our shop and learn...

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The Newman 600 24” Planer, Serial Number 5472

Durability that Lasts In the many years, I’ve been a woodworker, I’ve learned that good tools are critical to making great furniture. I have a philosophy that it’s best to buy the best tools you can get, so that you won’t outgrow them, or need to replace....

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Wood Slab Inventory

We just went live with over 1,000 wood slabs for sale on our website! This is one of the largest inventories of slabs for sale anywhere in the country. Pricing for the many of these slabs ranges from several hundred dollars to several thousand dollars and up. The...

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Solid Wood or Veneer?

My clients often tell me they don’t want veneered furniture. Instead, they want real “solid wood”. I understand that concern, but the truth is veneered furniture can actually be quite good. Like so many things in life, the devil is in the details.

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Nakashima Table

Earlier this year I was commissioned to make a live edge table inspired by the style of George Nakashima by the New York design firm owned by Bob and Cortney Novogratz. They had a client on Long Island and they thought a Nakashima table would be just the right thing...

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Is Wood a Sustainable Resource?

I’m often asked if wood is a sustainable product. People are naturally concerned about deforestation, particularly in the rainforest. So here’s a short primer on the subject. Periodically I’ll revisit this topic with additional comments. So, is wood a sustainable...

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