Woodworking Links

Cypress Wood Shakes and Shingles – Hand Made – Specializing in Restorations

More About Wooden Shake Replacement from the National Park Service

House and garage plans of all types.    http://www.designconnection.com/

Finely Crafted Custom Cabinetry by Rick Kirkindall

This site is full of useful information.  You can locate a contractor or get helpful information on how-to do the remodeling yourself.

The Free Home Improvement and Do It Yourself Resource – StartRemodeling.com is the One Stop Source for all of your Home Improvement, Remodeleing and Do It Yourself Resources on the Net.

Cascadia Design – Charming plans for cottages, barns and homes.  Friendly and helpful staff.

Chock full of information regarding construction, finishing projects and how-to’s on construction business management and construction projects.

Useful portal site for home improvement products and services.

The Natural Handyman-A feast of home repair, help, humor & encouragement.

Several great articles answering many how-to build a deck questions. http://www.doityourself.com/deck/

How to Make Paint Stick to Wood Siding and Trim: An article from the Journal of Light Construction  

Virginia Decking and Remodeling

Design-at-a-distance services, deck designs, and assistance in starting your own deck building business.  Very comprehensive.

Building Online

Thinking about a log home?

Visit: www.cypressloghomes.com Beautiful homes, great information and you’ll get a grin, too.

 or  http://www.cedar-log-homes.com and http://www.log-home-plans.com

Cabot manufactures the industry’s broadest line of quality interior and exterior wood stains

and surface preparation products for both residential and commercial applications. 

Penofin oil stains and coatings for lumber decks, wood siding, cedar shakes, shingles and fine wood.

MEN-WOOD Transparent Wood Finishes & Wood Stains  For:
Log Homes-Cypress & Cedar  Homes-Decks-Wood Siding-Fencing-Cypress & Cedar Shakes-Wood Restoration  http://www.menco.com/

Buy Stainless Steel Fasteners Online:

Protect your investment with stainless steel or galvanized nails. An online source for stainless steel ishttp://stainless-fasteners.com/siding.htm. They have a great guide to determine how many nails you will need for your project.


Read More About Siding and Decking:

Details That Keep Walls Watertight
www.umass.edu/bmatwt/ walls.html

Humidity, temperature, and wood moisture content
www.umass.edu/bmatwt/ humidity.html


In the United Kingdom

DECKING      www.deckbuildersltd.co.uk 

A leading decking design and installation company working across the UK.

ALSO       www.granddeckingdesigns.co.uk  

Grand decking designs are the famous decking designers based near Bath in the UK.


Hidden Coast – Urban and Rural Real Estate in Chapel Hill and the Triangle area of North Carolina