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Why material is the #1 important thing in any woodworking project

Why material is the #1 important thing in any woodworking project

By Hans Thisen | October 14, 2020

Let’s talk about materials for a minute here.  The material defines a project, it is the project. You can have a smashing design but if you use the wrong material everything will seem boring and bland. Cheap materials can actually…

Most profitable woodworking projects to build and sell

Most Profitable Woodworking Projects To Build And Sell

By Hans Thisen | October 13, 2020

So, you actually want to make money by doing woodworking? That sounds like a fantastic idea, but how exactly do you maximize the profit from the wood that you are paying for? It is not rocket science, and it sounds…

Can You Get Affordable And Sustainable Furniture - The Cost Of Production_H

Can You Get Affordable And Sustainable Furniture? – The Cost Of Production

By Hans Thisen | March 25, 2020

The simple answer is maby… but probably not… Sustainable furniture and cheap production do not go hand in hand. When trying to combine sustainable and affordable it makes the mind wander… How can IKEA create a dresser for less than…

What Is The Best Wood For Shelves And How Do You Choose

What Is The Best Wood For Shelves? And How Do You Choose?

By Hans Thisen | February 7, 2020

Good, Better Best wood for shelves? It all depends on the situation, location, and personal style. But I will give some pointers to some good choices, and what you should consider. How Do You Choose The Best Wood For Shelves?…

Find Out Why Mixing Wood And Metal Creates Furniture That Is Just Beautiful

Find Out Why Mixing Wood And Metal Creates Furniture That Is Just Beautiful

By Hans Thisen | February 5, 2020

By mixing wood and metal, designers can lift a piece of furniture from just “ok” all the way → to extraordinary and breathtaking. Read more to discover the secret weapons. The Key When Mixing Wood And Metal Is To Create…

The Egg Chair - It Is The Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Design Classic

The Egg Chair – It Is The Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Design Classic

By Hans Thisen | February 2, 2020

Learn what makes The Egg Chair from Arne Jacobsen one of the most iconic chairs of the century. You might just ending up wanting to buy one. Designed By Arne Jacobsen in 1952 – Denmark Arne Jacobsen was one of…

Papa Bear Chair - Everything You Need To Know About Wegner’s Papa Bear Chair

Papa Bear Chair – Everything You Need To Know About Wegner’s Papa Bear Chair

By Hans Thisen | November 19, 2019

In this article, you can read how you might get your fingers on a “cheap” Original Papa Bear Chair by Hans J. Wegner. How much it costs to restore a classic Wegner chair and why everyone thinks the Teddy Bear…

Why a Sofa Bed Could Be a Great Asset To Your Family And Your Interior

Why a Sofa Bed Could Be a Great Asset To Your Family And Your Interior

By Hans Thisen | November 11, 2019

You Should Consider A Sofa Bed – I’m Not Kidding A little article about sofa beds and why I think you should consider one. Today there are many design variations, and in my opinion, there are a lot of cool…

Where To Find Quality Live Edge Slabs At The Best Price And What To Be Careful About_1

Where To Find Quality Live Edge Slabs At The Best Price And What To Be Careful About

By Hans Thisen | November 5, 2019

Live Edge Slabs Can Be Awesome, And They Can Be An Absolute Pain In The Behind I have bought many live edge wood slabs in the last couple of years. And I have turned them into Live edge dining tables,…