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Get To Know Us A Bit

Dear Readers, I have never written a blog. I have never even really read a blog. Oh well. So, when I hear the work “woodshop” I think of bearded men wearing leather tool belts and aprons and where you learn to make tables from old 2x4s and bookshelves for your closet. Now, we have our fair share of “men with beards” here but there is a lot more to us and the average carpentry shop than you might think. Here at Woodlands, there are 5 of us. Todd and Lee are the owners and then come their children: Jess (26), Tara (21) and Jason (20) who have grown up in this shop since we were small. As kids we gotten...

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Our "Wooden Inspirations"

Dear Readers, Most woodworking blogs are “Do It Yourself” kind of things where you learn how to take 2x4s and make new bookshelves out of them. On THIS blog though, there might be some DIY stuff but mostly tips and hints on projects and woodworking, wood types and challenges that we’ve encountered and problems we’ve solved. Im also hoping to let you in on a “taste of life in a carpentry shop” and the adventures of us as Woodland Inspirations. I hope that not only you get to learn about woodworking, the woodworking life, the ups and downs of the job and all that it entails, but also and what it's really like to work in a shop, the nitty-grittys...

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