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Weekend Project Alert!

Five Easy DIY Builds for Almost Every Skillset You don’t have to be a professional carpenter with a fully decked out workshop to tackle a fun weekend project. You just need a modest workspace, some simple step-by-step building plans and of course the right building material. Cedar is an excellent choice for DIYers of all skillsets because it’s easy to
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Project of the Week – Horizon Neighborhood

Location: Powder Mountain, Utah Architect: MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Photo: Doublespace Photography & Paul Bundy   Building a community 9,000 feet above sea level on Powder Mountain
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Dining Rooms We Love

When it comes to creating open concept dining areas that inspire good food and good conversation, these contemporary homes really nail it with innovative use of warm beautiful wood. Here, then, are our top five breaking bread rooms:   1.Chew
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Bridge House by Dan Brunn – Real Cedar

Architect: Dan Brunn Architecture Location: Los Angeles, CA Photography:  Brandon Shigeta Manufacturer: West Bay Forest Products Distributer: OrePac Building
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Rocking Chair DIY with April Wilkerson

Since moving to the country, April Wilkerson, has been furnishing her outdoor living space with plenty of seating options. The Texan DIYer has a chair for every occasion. So far, she’s built and designed a Western Red Cedar Adirondack chair, a tall Adirondack chair, a two-person porch swing, a single person porch swing, and recently
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Fireplace Designs: Getting to the Hearth of the Matter

Five Contemporary Fireplace Designs We love It might be cold outside, but inside these award-winning homes, it's warm and cozy thanks to the innovative integration of fireplace design combined with the natural beauty of wood.   Ceramic Surround We love how the
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Cedar Sauna and Hot Tub Combinations- Full Steam Ahead

Why install a cedar sauna or hot tub? The reasons are many. An outdoor soaker, for example, can turn your summer cottage into a year-round family retreat. A customized cedar sauna,
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Camp Frio by Tim Cuppett – Project of the Week

Location: Leakey, Texas Architect: Tim Cuppett Architects Photography: Whit Preston Photography “Cozy… but ample and gracious; dark and moody…but bright and airy.” That was the homeowners’ impression of Camp Frio after spending their first weekend at the Texan multi-family vacation property. The young family wanted a retreat where they could bring other friends
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Tiny Homes – Cedar Packs a Big Design Punch

When designing a tiny home, every square foot counts. Choosing the best building material is crucial. That’s why so many tiny home builders turn to Western Red Cedar decking and siding. Even a small dose of cedar’s beautiful tonal range and texture can create warm, inviting indoor and outdoor living spaces. And for people looking to
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