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Woodipedia: Maple Is a Marvel Around the House
A heavy hardwood with lots of potential, maple appeals to modern sensibilities and won't break your budget
"potential, maple appeals to modern sensibilities and won't break your budget... makes maple much more resistant than other woods to dings, dents and scratches. "It's... choose maple for furniture, cabinetry, flooring or paneling? "It's strong, it's durable... other wood," says Anthony Fortner, a woodworking professor at Cerritos College in... structure, maple is heavy. For furniture, this means it stays in place. For doors, it..."
Great Design Plant: Vine Maple
Exciting year-round color and adaptability make this highly ornamental native small tree a top choice for home gardens
"native vine maple (Acer circinatum) may be the solution.... leafy wild maples in the woods and was reading this thinking , I wonder if I could grow... growing maples can be difficult. The best option for here is the native Bigtooth Maple... name: Vine mapleOrigin: Native from southwest British Columbia to Northern California... vine maples grow as an understory small tree or large shrub under much taller forestry... of vine maples. Adding these ornamental natives to your garden brings that same drama..."
Your Floor: An Introduction to Solid-Plank Wood Floors
"choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... not all wood floors are equal, and the many species of wood that get made into floors... engineered wood floors, but let's get through solid wood first. More flooring guides... Wood floors are a classic addition to any home. Barring damage from fire or flood... solid wood floor will add warmth, character and value to your interior as long as..."
Light Wood vs Dark Wood
"Shades of Wood Can Do for a Space... finish of wood can be a huge one. Aside from the many considerations of the wood itself... with dark wood unless you are creating the Bat Cave. And light wood with light colors... dark with wood can create an entire vibe throughout, and determines what you're able... shades of wood and how they work for their space.... "dark" wood is on the way out- I feel are incorrect. Wood is wood, and will always..."
Guest Picks: 20 Beautiful Wooden Pieces
"Walnut, Maple and Other Woods Wow in These Home Finds... sucker for maple burl goblets, too, and you don't get more pointless than that, but generally... constructed of wood and nickel is definitely it. I really like the distressed wood finish... carved wood coffee table has the most amazing texture. Emily Henderson just sent a... and dark wood creates a mod look. I love this sunburst mirror made out of mango wood..."
Guest Picks: Light Wood Accents That'll Grow on You
"light wood floors, we would need to embrace light wood details with our furniture and... light maple hardwood flooring. What came next was the realization that with light... light woods in our everyday belongings to help make our home meet our vision, and... seal the wood without loosing that lovely light wood. Other pieces are on hardboard... I have maple laminate in the bedroom and that would look great! I like light wood..."
How to Mix Wood Furniture Finishes
Furniture doesn't need to match to look good; add character and charm to your home with mismatched — but complementary — tones
"light maple furniture, but now you lean toward dark rich cherry pieces. Or maybe... varied wood tones. These spaces may be considered eclectic, and they are full of... to mix woods in your own place.... about a maple cofee table and maybe maple end table in a room with a lot of cherry... other wood. I could just do a cherry cofee table and end table, but I want some contrast... lighter wood would look nice. Let me know if you agree if you get a second. Thanks..."
Wonderful Wood Countertops for Kitchen and Bath
Yes, you can enjoy beautifully warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and sealer
"warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and... type of wood and the quality of construction Wood is such a beautiful material and... think wood counters in the bathroom or kitchen and kids don't mix? Well, it ain't... people with wood countertops really think about their care and maintenance. I went to several... have had wood countertops in a kitchen or bathroom, around 90 percent of the comments..."
When to Use Engineered Wood Floors
"engineered wood floor could be your best choice (and no one will know but you)... choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood floors and solid wood floors are... plank wood floors, it's time to delve into the world of engineered wood floors.... types of wood floors bring the look of natural wood into a home, they are very different... not all wood floors are equal, and the many species of wood that get made into floors..."
Designer Confessions: Torn Between Wood Floors
"choosing a wood floor color. Most people inherit the floors that come with the homes they... existing wood floors to maintain the flow and integrity of the home. But what to do... choose a wood floor, too. I seriously considered painted white floors, and as much as... currently have maple floors and much preferred the oak. The maple shows scratches and dents... about wood grain ceramic tiles? It's easy to maintain. i'm personally responding..."
Pro Finishing Secret: Aniline Dye for Wood
Deeper and richer than any stain, aniline dye gives wood stunningly deep color and a long-lasting finish
"gives wood stunningly deep color and a long-lasting finish... color to wood without masking its natural beauty. Is it for you? Read on to decide.... on the maple counter of my island. Maple is hard to stain and the aniline worked perfectly... dyeing woods that you first bleach out well with wood bleach. Also, materials like... powder wood dyes, and sometimes liquid wood dyes. I apologize, but I have to respectfully..."
Wood in the Bathroom? Absolutely!
Wet places and wood can be a match made in design heaven — see great examples and get tips for sealing and installing bathroom wood here
"places and wood can be a match made in design heaven — see great examples and get tips... things with wood, even in the bathroom. The way it feels, sounds and even reflects light... bath has wood paneled walls and wood ceilings. All the wet contact areas are tile. The... loves the wood ceiling. When you consider your choices in wood take a look at reclaimed... model Wood is close nature. Whenever wood is present in an area, it brings the feeling..."
11 Terrific Paint Color Matches for Wood Details
"your wood trim and cabinets with the right shade of wall paint to bring out the... stained wood trim? I generally select neutral colors when I am painting a room with... natural wood details, whether cabinets or stain-grade trim. Greens, grays, whites and... lots of wood beams, wood trim and wood cabinets that are a beige or darker beige color... all the wood trim and wood doors. Would it look bad to have the wood doors and trim..."
Warm Up to Wood for an Eye-Catching Wall
Give an accent wall appealing warmth and depth with wood, whether you go down-home rustic or upscale chic
"depth with wood, whether you go down-home rustic or upscale chic... back to wood. A wood accent wall is one of those versatile details that looks good... toward warm woods and textures. They also make me want to eat soup every day, but that's... look of wood in every color and shape. The impact is strong, and layers of texture... Construction. Wood is good :) Loving the rustic modern appeal of the wood usage in these..."
Your Kitchen: Great Backsplashes For Wood Cabinets
"examples with wood cabinets. For those of you considering wood, keep in mind that natural... of the wood with its finish. Bring a sample with you when shopping for tile. Here... have wide wood borders with narrow wood inset on all the doors. The drawers are without... cabinets are maple with a cherry finish and our floors are also wood. We have black appliances... cabinets are maple fox very simple. I love it but can't decide on a backsplash. Went to..."