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  • Belco awarded $500,000 CERB grant

    Partnership with Port of Shelton will aid expansion into new markets SHELTON, WA –  Belco Forest Products announced that it is the recipient of a Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB) grant through a Committed Partnership with the Port of Shelton. This funding, along with $750,000 in private financing will include the construction of a 30,000 square foot warehouse building, site […]

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  • Pro Tips from Trim Projects

    By Matt Weber From crown molding and baseboards to elaborate door and window casing, trim work can add character to any room and makes for a popular DIY project. To achieve a successful installation, however, requires carpentry skills, the right tools, careful planning and attention to detail. If you want a professional looking job, then you should work like the […]

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  • Treated Wood vs Treated Primer

                Be careful what you specify, not all treatments are the same  Exterior wood trim adds natural dimension and architectural interest to any home. The good news: exterior treated trim product awareness by builders is raising the bar to force manufacturers to provide products that will last. But, with so many warranties and manufacturers’ claims to […]

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  • Trim Tips for DIY’ers

                  Trimming out a room is a hot project for DIY homeowners who want to dramatically accent an otherwise lackluster ceiling, wall or window. In addition to traditional baseboards, chair rails, crown molding and casing, homeowners can also consider options such as fireplace mantels, cornices, medallions and more. Choice of Materials MDF (medium-density fiberboard) […]

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  • SawStop Announces New Tool: The Jobsite Saw

                  December 1st, 2014 — SawStop, LLC, the world leader in table saw safety, today announced the introduction of a new saw: the SawStop Jobsite Saw. This saw is the lightest, most portable and most affordable SawStop yet, and incorporates many groundbreaking features never before seen on portable table saws. At the heart of […]

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  • Do-It-Yourself Wainscoting

                Customized single-pieced wainscoting makes installation easy. By Matt Weber

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  • Plywood Storage Rack

                  Organize your work space with a Sturdy Storage Rack for Sheet goods. By Matt Weber

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  • Caulking: Lay a Better Bead

              Caulking: It’s a necessary evil. Applying the stuff is a messy job, often requires uncomfortable work on your knees, and it’s just terribly unexciting. But when it comes to Sealing out water and other elements, skipping the caulk will guarantee even more work in the future when you’re forced to repair rot damage. And from […]

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  • Adding an Attractive Door Surround

    Weather-ready Curb Appeal By Paul Williams

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  • Tips for How to Paint Trim

    By Clint C. Thomas, Esq. Photographs by Zoe Thomas   Trim Paint with Perfection.

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