Slaburday Open House: 02.03.2018

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Looking for something to do this weekend?
Today and tomorrow, we'll be at the Columbus Woodworking Show featuring our finished pieces and local live edge slabs! We also have available EcoPoxy, Rubio Monocoat Finish and Urbn Timber T-Shirts. Come check out tool demos, attend a woodworking seminar and connect with fellow woodworkers - there are over 50 vendors at the show. 


Stop by and see us!

Saturday January 20th 10AM-6PM
Sunday January 21st 10AM-3PM

Location:
Ohio Expo Center
Voinovich Livestock & Trade Center
717 East 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211

The Woodworking Shows - Columbus

Live Edge Eyeglasses Display

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We recently completed a live edge Ash display for a new optometry office in Powell, Ohio. These slabs are 8ft long x 15" average width with custom cut glass shelves to display high end eyeglasses. The slabs are finished with White Rubio Monocoat. The steel bases/backbone were custom designed and welded by Josh Willford in our in-house metal shop. 

Upcoming Events:

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Slaburday Open House - Winter Edition

Calling all homeowners, retail shop owners, interior designers & DIYers! We are hosting an Open House on Saturday February 3rd from 9AM-2PM.

We are featuring our finished pieces including Cherry Side Tables, Ambrosia Maple Desk, Ambrosia Maple Coffee Table, Walnut Coffee Table and Accent Tables - available for purchase & take home today.

Our kiln was recently unloaded and a new stock of Live Edge Walnut, Cherry and Ambrosia Maple have been added to the Slab Wall. We also stock Ash, Cherry, Maple, Red Oak, Sycamore, White Oak.

If you have a specific project in mind, please bring your dimensions and we can begin planning your next finished piece. 

 

Saturday February 3, 2018
9:00AM-2:00PM
Urbn Timber Shop

49 Kingston Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43207

Woodcraft DIY Classes

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Make Your Own
Live Edge
Coffee Table Class

Saturday Feb. 24, 2018
9AM-5PM
Location: Woodcraft Columbus

 

Naturally, wood expands and contracts over time & due to weather changes. In this class, Treg will teach you how to build your live edge piece while allowing for this natural
movement. Using a router jig, you'll flatten your live edge ash slab, sand to 180grit and
attach steel trapezoid legs. This piece can then be taken home to finish & be used as a coffee table or entry way bench. 

Woodcraft Columbus

Inlaying a "Bowtie/Dutchman" Class

Sunday Feb 25, 2018
12PM-3PM
Woodcraft Columbus


During the sawing process, live edge wood is more likely to result in cracks or splits. Inlaying bow-ties helps to stabilize these cracks or voids in the wood while adding design appeal to the finished piece. In this class, Tyler Hillyard will teach you how to inlay a bow-tie into a board, without using a jig or template. 

Woodcraft Columbus

Tree News:

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Removal of the famous 'Jackson Magnolia' Tree 

We wrote a year ago about the famous Jackson Magnolia Tree and the history dating back to 1829. When Andrew Jackson left Tennessee to come to the White House for his inauguration for President of the United States, he brought a Magnolia sprout from his late wife, Rachel's favorite tree on their home property. This sprout was planted on the South Lawn of the White House and is the oldest known presidential tree on the grounds of the White House. 

This tree was recently in the news as Melania Trump has made the call to remove a significant part of this historic tree due to decay & potential hazard. During the 1970s, the Jackson Magnolia started to experience problems when new leader trunks began to sprout from the base & cement used to help shore up a cavity of the tree. The tree has stood with the help of a pole & cable system - which can no longer prevent the tree from collapsing.

The White House has made the call to remove a good portion of this tree but will preserve the wood & seedlings if another tree needs to be planted on the lawn.

Urbn Timber