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Libraries, Labs, Ladders and Literature…

Libraries, Labs, Ladders and Literature…

I can now fit, literally thousands of books on my ipad, so why on earth, one might ask, would you ever want to pay good money for a custom cabinet maker to go to all the effort of building me a “Library” in my home? Well the answer is simple. Although arguing against the practicality of a library you can carry around in your day bag is pretty futile, certainly the suggestion that the feeling and the tactile appeal of holding a book or accumulating a meaningful collection of literature in the place where you live, is not. You have to admit it. Books have SOUL! What…

The Razors Edge – The Fine Art of Managing Expectations

The Razors Edge – The Fine Art of Managing Expectations

What an amazing season we have enjoyed yet again in 2013/14. We are fortunate to have attracted and retained the very best carpenters and installers in the Waterloo Region and this season was yet another one where they did not disappoint. I am always amazed at the time and effort our carpenters take to invest in their own education regarding the introduction and use of new materials and fasteners in our industry. In our foundation days, JWS Woodworking and Design Inc. built decks primarily using Pressure Treated Lumber. Back in 1986, Pressure Treated, Western Red Cedar and some Hardwoods such…

Innovation in Cabinetry

Innovation in Cabinetry

At JWS Woodworking and Design Inc., we build strong, healthy cabinets with innovative properties, materials and designs to enhance your home and lifestyle. Learn more about our use of the LEED certified “Purebond” and solid woods in all of our cabinets at http://www.jwswoodworking.com and http://www.columbiaforestproducts.com