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Retirement: Looking Back & Looking Ahead

After 33 years with the same company, and 35 years with the same product; it was time to move on to the next phase of my life. Recounting a long, fulfilling career I retired on October 15th, 2019 ending my working career with CertainTeed, a good company to work for where I met some great …

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Plant Suggestions for our Planters

If you’ve purchased one of our products that allow you to plant inside, you might be wondering which flowers or plants to choose. Over the years we’ve experimented with many different types of plants. Below is a list of those we love and have used to display our products. For any of the larger planters …

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Craft Show Schedule 2019

We’re thrilled to announce our craft show schedule for 2019! We’ll be doing 9 shows again this year, including several new places, showcasing a range of brand new products and designs and, of course, our classics. Our craft shows will all be in Western New York, but if you’re not in the area, pop over …

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Craft Show Schedule 2018

We’re excited to announce our craft show schedule for 2018! We’ll be doing 9 shows this year, including some new ones, showcasing a range of brand new products and designs and, of course, our classics. Our craft shows will all be in Western New York, so if you’re not in the area, pop over to …

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Craft Show Schedule 2017

We’re excited to announce our craft show schedule for 2017! We’ll be doing 10 shows this year, the most we’ve ever done, showcasing a range of new products and designs. They will be in Western New York, so if you’re not in the area, pop over to our Etsy shop instead. For more detailed information …

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Craft Show Schedule 2016

We’re excited to announce the dates and locations for the craft shows we’re exhibiting at this year! If you’re in New York, mark your calendars: We bring some of our larger products like mailbox posts, flower towers and a few others that you won’t find in our etsy shop (or anywhere else). Closer to each …

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Arlington National Cemetery

Around the end of March each year, a group of about 30 people dressed in work boots and work clothes converge on Arlington National Cemetery. Along with these folks come some heavy machinery, work trucks, materials, a mobile home and a ton of passion for the work. The group in question are all volunteers who …

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PVCedar Bird Houses – A Mixed Media Product

What is a PVCedar? Basically, it’s a mixture of a PVC woodgrain extrusion and real wood used together to make one product. We felt the need to combine the two materials because both have special attributes. In just the last few years, the vinyl industry has developed the process for making an authentic looking wood-like profile. It …

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