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    Live Edge Claro Walnut Table

    Well, here we have a classic ‘before and after’ … above is the ‘before’, obviously, and below, we have the ‘afters’. It’s a nice slab with wonderful color and figure.  Click the photos to enlarge them And a hefty 2.75″ thickness now that it is smoothed and ready to ship.  Here, Trevor is checking out […]

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    Walnut Table with Leaves

     This table started with an inquiry from a client about a ‘mid-century modern’ style table. She sent us the photo above from an antique dealer’s website and asked us to size it to suit the needs of her and her family and stain it a rich chocolaty brown.   Which led to the cad drawing above […]

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    The Devil’s Workshop—Crime and Punishment

    Anyone searching for a more sympathetic take on Jack the Ripper probably should avoid Alex Grecian’s new book, The Devil’s Workshop. You don’t acquire any warm and fuzzy notions about a good side, even if he does one or two surprisingly human things. Anyone searching for a novel chocked full of blood-letting and guilty pleasures […]

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    Polar Bear Day and Stickers

    February 27, 2014 was Polar Bear Day. And if you want to celebrate in a fun way grab Ice Bear by Brenda Z. Guiberson and illustrated by Ilya Spirin. Once upon a time two polar bear cubs go outside with their mother. Guiberson and Spirin tell the story of how these three use claws, walk […]

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    “Baby it’s cold outside!”

    As the song goes, “Baby it’s cold outside!” But inside the Northshire Bookstore we have lots of books you can buy and take home to your warm, cozy abode! For the aged “toddler to about age 8″ (and of course, adults will enjoy too) some “picture books.”  While these books include many illustrations, they have […]

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