Makita 9741 wheel sander

Tool Review: Makita 9741 Wheel Sander

The 7.8-amp, 4 3⁄4 inch Makita 9741 wheel sander ramps up to 3,500 RPM and delivers professional-grade timber cleaning and grain raising tasks. The strategic design allows woodworkers to negotiate deep corners as well.Makita didn’t appear to be interested in creating a tweener product when the power tool-maker brought the 9741 wheel sander to market. […]

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Timberbuilt Olive timber frame home

The Olive – A Timber Frame Home Plan

The Olive timber frame home is one of TimberBuilt’s most popular designs among clients and builders alike. Take a look at the plan and the variations it accommodates, and you will see why!Timberbuilt designed The Olive to match its room-size and scale with energy efficiency. The plan is highly adaptable to different site conditions and […]

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Tyee Log & Timber

Spotlight: Rob Wheeler and Tyee Log & Timber

Rob WheelerRob Wheeler is a second-generation builder in Kimberly, British Columbia. Along with his partner, Carl Lauren, he is Co-Owner of Tyee Log & Timber. They specialize in log homes, log post and beam, timber frame and hybrid homes, as well as commercial structures and special projects such as bridges. Rob’s parents started a log […]

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