DIY Carpentry Trick To Eliminate Wood Checks
A wood check is a carpentry term for a light surface crack in the wood. This video features Forever Redwood Founder, Raul Hernandez, describing a simple, at-home process for eliminating checks.
GardenSMART TV picked this Pergola for a Garden Makeover
What should you consider when choosing a shade structure? This episode of GardenSMART TV touches on some of the most important factors, including size of the outdoor space, desired degree of shade, and how the structure will be used. Forever Redwood CEO, Raul Hernandez, worked with the show’s host, Eric Johnson, to identify the best … GardenSMART TV picked this Pergola for a Garden Makeover
Replacing a Pergola: From the old to new.
A redwood picnic table, and an outdoor experience, that’s accessible to ALL
Mary E. MacDonald draws upon her life experiences to find solutions and help others. It’s what compelled her to become a speaker, author, coach, and chaplain for caregivers. And it’s what inspired her and her spouse, Karl R. Ackerman, to create Rest.Stop.Ranch®, a wheelchair-accessible garden for the aging, disabled, and their care partners. According to … A redwood picnic table, and an outdoor experience, that’s accessible to ALL
Before and After refinishing photos
After a few years in the weather and after a bear attack, this table needed a bit of tlc. Customer asked that Forever Redwood come out and refinish the table. Below are some photos before working, after sanding and after resealing. Yes, the bear clawing stayed by special request! Customer requested that the bear clawing … Before and After refinishing photos
How to properly maintain your garden pergola during the summer months
With summer on the horizon, now is the time to really start planning ways to maintain that beautiful garden pergola. The truth is a well-cared for pergola doesn’t require a lot of maintenance in most cases. All it takes is just one or two days and some careful preparation to get your pergola, and all … How to properly maintain your garden pergola during the summer months
The Not-So-Green Gospel of Teak
I ran across a disclaimer from an online teak reseller last week. It got me thinking about teak and the tree farms it comes from. The disclaimer highlights some disadvantages of owning plantation-grown teak products. Keep in mind, this is marketing copy to entice you to buy Teak furniture! All new teak wood will undergo … The Not-So-Green Gospel of Teak
Getting a “Weathered Look” for Your Furniture
Once a week or so, I’ll post questions and answers taken from email exchanges with OGA customers. I hope this will help inform other customers, as they plan their Forever Redwood furniture purchases. Please let me know if you have any questions about our furniture. You can leave a comment on this blog or contact … Getting a “Weathered Look” for Your Furniture