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Alabama Sawyer 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Kitchen & Home Edition

Alabama Sawyer 2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Kitchen & Home Edition

The holidays are right around the corner, and we know some of you are scrambling for last minute gift ideas....

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Urban Wood Vs Traditional Wood

Urban Wood Vs Traditional Wood

We at Alabama Sawyer use urban wood instead of traditional wood. But what are the exact differences between urban wood...

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Interview with Leigh Spencer

Interview with Leigh Spencer

I got the opportunity to sit down and chat with Leigh Spencer, who is responsible for running the business side...

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Interview with Cliff Spencer

Interview with Cliff Spencer

I got the opportunity to sit down and chat with Cliff Spencer about his design influences, how furniture making relates...

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Mountain Brook Red Oak

Mountain Brook Red Oak

In April of 2017, the large Red Oak in front of Mountain Brook City Hall was cut down due to...

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Different Ways to Reuse Glass Bottles

Different Ways to Reuse Glass Bottles

If you’re at all invested in recycling glass in Alabama, you’ve probably noticed that there’s not a lot of places...

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Famous Alabama Trees

Famous Alabama Trees

In case you couldn’t tell, we at Alabama Sawyer love trees. Specifically urban trees from the south. That’s why all...

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Packaging

Packaging

We at Alabama Sawyer love it when companies package products in recyclable materials, especially if those companies have environmentally friendly...

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How is Wood Graded?

How is Wood Graded?

Since we at Alabama Sawyer use urban wood instead of traditional wood, our lumber isn’t graded traditionally. That said, the...

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Vote for Alabama Sawyer in the 2019 Best of the Year Awards!

Vote for Alabama Sawyer in the 2019 Best of the Year Awards!

In case you weren’t aware, Alabama Sawyer is competing in the 2019 Best of the Year Awards! This competition is...

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Getting To Know Us: Cliff Spencer

Getting To Know Us: Cliff Spencer

A while back I had the opportunity to sit and chat with Cliff Spencer about the specifics of the work...

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Salvaged Wood vs Reclaimed Wood

Salvaged Wood vs Reclaimed Wood

Salvaged Wood: Wood that was never cut into lumber or used for construction.  Reclaimed Wood: Wood that was previously used in the...

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Announcing Scratch and Dent Items

Announcing Scratch and Dent Items

Imagine for a moment one of our cutting boards has just been completed and packaged, ready to be shipped off to its...

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Best Natural Cat Litter

Best Natural Cat Litter

That’s right, we have to talk about cat poop in this one. For the most part, have you ever thought...

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Best Eco Friendly Dish Detergents

Best Eco Friendly Dish Detergents

PLEASE NOTE: The following info is pulled from an article found on The Strategist entitled, “The Best Natural Dish Soaps on...

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Eco Friendly Food Hacks

Eco Friendly Food Hacks

We think respecting the environment is incredibly important, and want to talk about some of the easiest ways in which...

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Clare Colors + Alabama Sawyer Woods

Clare Colors + Alabama Sawyer Woods

Clare brings you a wide variety of gorgeous paint colors and supplies to pick from. While we were looking through their...

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2 Indoor Activities to Help You Beat the Heat

2 Indoor Activities to Help You Beat the Heat

Are you barely tolerating this midsummer Alabama heat? If you answered ‘yes’, I’m going to recommend some indoor activities to...

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Alabama the Beautiful | Taking Care of Our State

Alabama the Beautiful | Taking Care of Our State

On April the 29th at Homewood Public Library, there was a conference led by a group of local non profit...

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GASP Air Quality Widget

GASP Air Quality Widget

Here is a brief piece of info on the GASP air quality widget. Their website provides a useful widget that...

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3 Eco Friendly Ways To Repel Mosquitoes

3 Eco Friendly Ways To Repel Mosquitoes

It’s summer in Alabama, which means your body is gonna turn into a feeding ground for mosquitoes every time you...

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Our Alabama Sawyer Google Reviews

Our Alabama Sawyer Google Reviews

Type 'Alabama Sawyer' in Google's search bar and you'll find that our store has three 5-star reviews. Two of those reviews...

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Famous in AL: Sloss Furnace

Famous in AL: Sloss Furnace

Please note that “Famous in AL” is a series of blog posts on famous historical Alabama sites for the purpose...

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What Is ... Carbon Sequestration?

What Is ... Carbon Sequestration?

The long-term storage of carbon in plants, soils, geologic formations, and the ocean.

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