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An Intern's Five Favorite Alabama Sawyer Products | Alabama Sawyer

An Intern's Five Favorite Alabama Sawyer Products

I know what you’re thinking, “why should I care about some stinky college intern’s opinion?” To be honest, you probably...

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Health Benefits of Wood Furniture | Alabama Sawyer

Health Benefits of Wood Furniture

Did you know that spending time around wooden furniture can benefit your health? Here are some of the ways: It...

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Environmental Glossary | Alabama Sawyer

Environmental Glossary

-A- Abatement: Reducing the degree of or completely eliminating pollution. Acid: A corrosive solution with a Ph of less than...

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Alasaw’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: All Things Walnut | Alabama Sawyer

Alasaw’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: All Things Walnut

Walnut Wood Monitor Riser Let's face it, we use computers a lot. Some of us have to use them for...

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Five Excellent Interior Design Blogs | Alabama Sawyer

Five Excellent Interior Design Blogs

Remodelista The name of the website says it all. A trendy interior design blog that will provide you with all...

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What NOT to Compost | Alabama Sawyer

What NOT to Compost

Composting is a great way to generate fertilizer for your garden. That said - ensure you’re not composting materials that...

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5 Birmingham Associations & Organizations We Love | Alabama Sawyer

5 Birmingham Associations & Organizations We Love

1) If you've never listened to 90.3 WBHM, then you're really missing out. They deliver high quality news broadcasting on...

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Wood vs Timber vs Lumber | Alabama Sawyer

Wood vs Timber vs Lumber

 WOOD: Wood refers to the hard substance that trees are made from.

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Interview with Cliff Spencer | Alabama Sawyer

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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Different Ways to Reuse Glass Bottles | Alabama Sawyer

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 | Alabama Sawyer

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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How is Wood Graded? | Alabama Sawyer

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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Salvaged Wood vs Reclaimed Wood | Alabama Sawyer

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 | Alabama Sawyer

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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Composting Without A Garden- What's The Point? | Alabama Sawyer

Composting Without A Garden- What's The Point?

1. Collect compost for a curbside compost program that will take your compost. Similar to trash collection programs that collect once...

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Why Compost? | Alabama Sawyer

Why Compost?

There are tons of reasons to start composting. Here are just a few reasons to give you the motivation you...

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3 Great Biodegradable Garbage Bags | Alabama Sawyer

3 Great Biodegradable Garbage Bags

We all know that plastic garbage bags aren’t great for the environment, especially when they go to a landfill and...

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2 Indoor Activities to Help You Beat the Heat | Alabama Sawyer

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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Our Etsy Product Reviews | Alabama Sawyer

Our Etsy Product Reviews

If you head over to Alabama Sawyer's Etsy page, you'll see that we have a total of thirty two 5-star reviews.

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Standard Table Heights | Alabama Sawyer

Standard Table Heights

There are standard table top heights, then there are custom table heights. The height of a custom table will vary...

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Our 5 Most Popular Species of Wood | Alabama Sawyer

Our 5 Most Popular Species of Wood

The dark brown wood is strong with a handsome grain and polishes easily. Rich, flavorful nuts taste delicious fresh and...

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How to be Eco Friendly in the Kitchen | Alabama Sawyer

How to be Eco Friendly in the Kitchen

At Alabama Sawyer, we want you to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Here are some tips on how to...

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4 Types of Shelving Systems | Alabama Sawyer

4 Types of Shelving Systems

The fixed bracket shelving system is also referred to as suspension shelving. Brackets may come in wood or metal and are attached directly...

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Interior Design Considerations that Facilitate Focus | Alabama Sawyer

Interior Design Considerations that Facilitate Focus

First thing's first. Let's talk about the psychology of color, specifically the colors that tend to facilitate focus & concentration. Green tends...

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