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Do not take R value of solid wood at face value

02-05-2009 06:37 AM by daltxguy | 7 comments »

This is a reprint of a recent article on some studies done to show that the straight R-value of solid wood is misleading. Even though it seems worse than other materials, because wood has a lot of mass it actually can store energy, not just prevent the ingress ( or egress) of energy, which is only what R-values measure. Wood insulation properties studied Lincoln University researchers have studied the paradox of houses built from solid wood seeming to have greater levels of heat retenti...

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My quick tips for remodelers - Don't forget the safety equipment

01-21-2009 03:52 PM by AdkWoodworker | 1 comment »

I don’t think I’m any different than everyone else. Once I get that hammer and demolition bar in my hand, there is no stopping me! Until…..... something flies up and hits me in the eye! I can see everyone reading this article already nodding your heads! I’m remodeling two rooms for our new baby daughter that arrived in August of 2008 – I’ll post some pictures of the progress soon (one room almost done). During the process, I did end up having to take...

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Waking to a beautiful spring day!

04-07-2008 04:01 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 11 comments »

We’d like to share a few pictures of our backyard this morning. I walked around the block today, & took some pictures of our van. I haven’t seen it since last Saturday. We’ve been sticking close to home. <div></div>

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Ramblin' #1: Just got here and who do I see???

04-03-2008 03:01 AM by Thos. Angle | 9 comments »

Well, I signed up as soon as I heard. It looks like the gang is gathering. Now that we have two sites and some of us three, who is going to go to the shop and get some work done? Lumber Jocks is coming at me so fast an furious that I can’t even begin to keep up and now we add another. Maybe I’ll just retire and become a professional blogger. Anyway, Martin, I’m sure this site will be as exciting and usefull as Lumber Jocks. Glad it’s up and running. Let the games begin...

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