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Happy Halloween!

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Halloween, also known as All Hallows Eve or All Saints Eve, is annually observed on October 31st in a number of countries. Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. In the beginning dating back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, they celebrated their new year on November 1st. The Celtics believed that on […]

Patriot Timber Raises Money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Patriot Timber Products is proud to announce that we recently completed the Make-A-Wish Foundation Fall Trailblazer Challenge. On Saturday October 10th, participants hiked 28.3 miles on the Appalachian Foothills Trail and raised over $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of central North Carolina. Since 1985, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has been granting wishes every 37 minutes for […]

Celebrate Labor Day!

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Every year on the first Monday in September, we observe Labor Day. Labor Day was founded in celebration of the American labor movement and dedicated to the contributions and achievements of American workers. In 1894 after a failed attempt to break up the railroad strike, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday. Throughout history, […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

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Simple Home Renovations – Part 1

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Simple Home Renovations – Part I Recessed Panel Wainscot – “shaker style”. This is a simple project that adds style and appeal to any room.  All you need is Birch plywood, paint, paint brush, painters tape, sandpaper, tape measure, wood filler and your labor to complete this project. Supplies:  ¾” Birch plywood (2-3 sheets) ½” […]

Celebrate Memorial Day 

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

It is the unofficial start to the summer season, but Memorial Day is so much more than that.  It is a day of remembrance of all who have died while serving in our country’s armed services. Observed each year on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971.  It […]

“Spring Has Sprung” – Part III

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Nothing says Spring like fragrant, brightly colored flowers, and we all like to display them to beautify our yard and home as a festive Spring welcome. In this segment, we have constructed a wooden flower box to hold a flower pot.  We used some scrap pieces of 1/2″ and 1/4″ pine, and 7mm RevBead® Reversible Plywood […]

“Spring Has Sprung” – Part II

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Fresh vine ripened tomatoes for sandwiches, fragrant cucumbers for salads, or sweet and juicy watermelons on a hot day; there are not many things better than fresh from the garden foods.  Spring is the time to plant these delicacies for enjoyment during the summer months. Another idea along the garden labeling theme is garden stakes […]

“Spring Has Sprung” – Part 1

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Finally, the beauty of spring is coming into focus.  The grass is green, the trees are blooming, and it’s time to get the gardens filled with brightly colored flowers and delicious, fresh vegetables and herbs. A super easy idea for identifying your garden herbs is to create labeling stakes.  We used some scrap pieces of […]

Happy Earth Day 2015!

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many view as the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Founder Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, was inspired by the importance of raising public awareness and concern for living organisms, the environment, and public health. As a result of Nelson’s vision, on April 22, […]

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