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Glossary Term – Volume Builder

What is a Volume Builder? A Volume Builder is a contractor that takes on several projects at one time and usually has a key project manager floating from job to job keeping a crew or several crews organized. The advantage is that they are usually available and will simply hire to keep up with demand. […]

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Glossary Term – Miter Joint

What is a Miter Joint? A miter joint is a woodworking joint where the ends are cut at a 45 degree angle and then glued together. This is a much stronger joint than a butt joint because a larger surface area is created for the adhesive. Want more information and help understanding construction terms? Ask […]

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Prairie Bound

Barnabas and Jose are prairie bound. They are off to do some new home finishing for one of our favorite project managers. It has been over a year since we last took on these new home finishing projects and while it is repetitive work it requires the skill and standards that Barnabas likes to execute. […]

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Glossary Term – Casing

What is a Casing? Casing is the trim around the interior of your closets, windows and doors. It can be made from MDF or a variety of different woods. The most critical part of your Casing is the miters – a quality woodworker will have tight miters. Often the big build builders will count on […]

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Local Kelowna References

It is official – we have three jobs under our belt since our relocation to Kelowna in May. Well three officially but the deck job turned into a variety of little jobs within the job. Job one was just a small simple stair build and that client is now on our reference list while job […]

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Glossary Term – Red Seal Journeyman Carpenter

What is a Red Seal Journeyman Carpenter? A Red Seal Carpenter is a certified carpenter who has worked under a Journeyman as an Apprentice for 6480 hours and put in the required four times, six week sessions of training at a trades school. In BC this training is as follows: “A carpentry apprentice must complete […]

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Composite Deck and Endorsement

This is a deck Barnabas built back in 2011 and the client endorsement from after completion. It is a composite deck – very low maintenance if that is your number one priority and you like the look. Many options otherwise for low maintenance decks – call Barnabas for a consultation. 2011: “We are extremely pleased […]