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  • 5 Ways to Keep Customers Happy – for Woodworkers

      A few unhappy and vocal customers could easily void the best marketing plan and destroy a woodworking business. Therefore, it is imper...
  • 8 Social Media Tips for Woodworkers

      In our post about identifying your woodworking market, we touched on three major points that we feel should be thoroughly examined and consist...
  • 3 Keys to Identifying Your Woodworking Market

    As a woodworker you know what you love to do and you know what you love to create.   Everyone wants to make a living at something they love, ...
  • 10 Ways to Locally Advertise a Woodworking Business

    Marketing Gunstock at the Las Vegas Shot Show Before we get into the nuts and bolts of this post, it should be noted that there i...
  • Interior Design Trends Woodworkers Should Know of.

    The wood industry is often influenced by a number of factors that aren’t always directly associated with wood or woodworking. Just as in any othe...
  • The History of California’s Walnuts

      Here at California Pacific Specialty Woods we provide many different types of wood, but the majority of what we harvest is walnut wood. If y...
  • Why is a 2 x 4 not 2″ x 4″ ?

      Have you ever gone to the lumber store to pick up some wood and wondered why the 2 x 4’s are actually 1-½ x 3-½ inches? At first it could seem ...
  • Hardwood VS Softwood

      When most think of the term hardwood, it is assumed that the name has reference to the actual hardness or density of the wood. The same could be...
  • What is Plain Sawn? Quarter Sawn? Rift Sawn?

      Plain Sawn: Plain sawn, also known as flat sawn, is the most cost-efficient method of milling logs into slabs and planks. It is achieved by mill...
  • Walnut Wood

      Bastogne Walnut Bastogne Walnut, also called Paradox, is a hybrid between Claro and English walnut strains. The trees produce particularly hard ...
  • Live Edge Trend

      In a world that is quickly becoming digital and mass produced, there is a trend growing that emphasizes natural beauty and uniqueness. Furnit...