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March 2018 Saw Build Expo Visit Los Angeles and We Saw It AllWe got to visit Build Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center just before the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and it was amazing. Vendors, suppliers, and service professionals revolving around the building and construction industry from all over LA came out to represent their products at this local craft industry show.There are also an incredible array of expert seminars and workshops covering a huge variety of topics. Their keynotes both days were very insightful: Dating Your Legacy & Maximizing Associations to Gain Customers on day one then Single...

Benefits of Modular Kitchens and Putting Them to Good Use:Modular kitchens offer a cleaner, clutter-free appearance that is not offered by other kitchens. Their designs attempt to maximize every inch of space. The typical modular layout will include wall cabinets, base cabinets, tall/pantry cabinets, and special cabinets. To construct a successful modular kitchen, it is essential to commit to a layout because the stove, oven and microwave are placed in fixed locations within or next to wall cabinets. Choice of Colors Colors have a large influence in the appearance of a kitchen. When picking a kitchen color it should remain a consistent...

Check Out the Make It in March! Woodworking Show for Your Local Crafts Show Fix We recently learned of a local crafts show for San Gabriel and Los Angeles woodworking enthusiasts happening right around the corner. If you’re a local with a woodworking passion and an interest in interacting with like minded folks over tools and projects, then it doesn’t get better than this.As you may already be dismally aware, we don’t see a lot of these shows come out west. Big woodworking conferences and trade shows tend to congregate at central and eastern cities, leaving our local fans of the...

Habitat for Humanity Accepts Old Kitchen Cabinets in Los Angeles for Tax Relief Sticking to your budget during a kitchen remodel can feel very tough. More options for redesigns are available now than ever, and the cost of your new kitchen or bathroom can easily rise in the planning stage alone. You don’t want to cut corners when it comes to quality in most areas of your plans, but that means some difficult work of finding ways to keep your budget in check. At Cabinet City, we’re no strangers to working with customers to find the right balance between quality and...

Terrific Woodworking Podcasts for Your Drivetime Commute While you could make the argument that some woodworking pros can turn out amazing custom shaker style cabinets in minutes, blindfolded, with only a toothpick for a tool, this doesn’t go for everyone. Most of us need to keep learning constantly; we need to apply a lesson, fail, and learn from the failures too. There are amazing articles and YouTube videos covering DIY projects out there, but often there just isn’t time to sit at the computer for hours.We love listening to a large variety of podcasts, and one day decided to browse around...

Wood continues to be an integral part of our human civilization. Scientists estimate that there are approximately 100,000 different species of wood throughout the world, and every year more species are discovered. Wood outlasts other construction materials like glass, plastic and aluminum, and many designers take advantage of its durability for their designs. The maintenance of wood is simple, and the industry has adopted technology that minimizes waste and energy if compared to plastic manufacturers. Wood products also make use of recycled wood, which further helps the environment. THE CHOICE BETWEEN HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOODWhen using wood, there is the option of...