Woodworking is What We Do


Years ago, there was a joke going around about woodworking. “A guy walks in to a library, and asks the librarian where he could find the book entitled, “How I Became A Millionaire With My Basement Woodworking Shop.” She replies, “Oh, yes; it’s right over there in the fiction section!” Well, it’s no longer such…

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Popular Types of Softwood for Furniture Making

softwood for furniture making

When considering which types of wood to use for furniture-making, you may be presented with the choice between hardwood and softwood. Hardwood is not necessarily harder or denser, it actually has to do with the plant’s reproduction process. Hardwood trees are angiosperms—plants that produce seeds with a covering, like an apple or an acorn. Softwood…

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Specialty Lumber is Our Legacy, Since 1922

barney and carey specialty lumber since 1922

A loaf of bread cost 7¢ and a pound of steak would run you about 26¢. The gummy bear was just invented in Germany, and Babe Ruth was the most famous person in the country. It was 1922, and it was the year that Barney & Carey Company Inc. was founded on the banks of…

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