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The Powder Post Beetle

Search no further for an article that will answer all your questions about the elusive powder post beetle and its relationship to furniture. Have you ever seen tiny pin holes in your furniture? Ones that just appear for some reason. Collecting directly under the holes you will see a very neat pile of fine sawdust … Continue reading The Powder Post Beetle

Unlevel Door Fix

If your doors aren't level and you have adjustable hinges, then you're in luck. Here is a one minute video that describes how the typical euro-hinge can be adjusted, but first make sure that your piece is sitting level. Most floors are not perfectly level and require the levelers on the bottom of the feet … Continue reading Unlevel Door Fix

Losing Feathers?

Have you ever been sitting on your sofa casually watching a good movie and suddenly feel a sharp stick as though you've just been given an injection? If you have, you may have cores that are filled with feathers. Most people who have down filled cushions in their sofa or chair have experienced this at … Continue reading Losing Feathers?

23 Fascinating Facts About the Number Twenty-Three

To most, it's just what comes between 22 and 24. 1: 23 is one of the most commonly cited prime numbers - a number that can only be divided by itself and one. Twenty three is the lowest prime that consists of consecutive digits. Primes have been described as the "atoms" of mathematics - the … Continue reading 23 Fascinating Facts About the Number Twenty-Three

Bed Rail Hook Repair with “OFFSET BRACKETS”

For decades, bed manufacturers in America used a standard hook bracket that was inserted into the end on a bed's rails. They were held in place by 2 metal dowels. See below: Over time, these get loose and wiggle. The metal dowels wallow out the holes drilled into the inside face of the rails. Eventually, … Continue reading Bed Rail Hook Repair with “OFFSET BRACKETS”