Tag Archives: Yellow Cedar

When a wood finish fails, don’t give up.

It can happen to the most diligent tradesperson or homeowner. The wood finish chosen (often by someone else entirely) fails and the project starts to look bad. This can be a case of film-forming coatings that do not let the … Continue reading

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Mill Glaze and Smooth Wood

‘Mill Glaze’ is something a lot of people seem to forget about, most likely because they can’t ‘see’ it, however it is more than likely sitting there right underneath your nose silently waiting to hinder your staining attempts. ‘Mill Glaze’ … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Saves The Day!

There are so many different things out there that function in more ways than we know. Whether it be fish oil in vitamins and WD40 or corn in almost…….well, everything! So, how about Rhubarb? I don’t know about you but … Continue reading

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New vids on the way!

Here at the ‘Golden Purple Monster’, what we affectionately call our rather large and rather purple and gold  painted warehouse, we are constantly looking for ways to help you guys and gals out there with application tips, hints and how-to’s … Continue reading

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Northwest Coast Bentwood Boxes: A unique artform!

The Bentwood Box is a unique part of the Northwest coast culture and our very own Maurice Ouimet specializes in bringing this technique to fruition. He first began this art by teaching himself the techniques of Bentwood box making more than … Continue reading

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