Talking Woodworking with Jake Hogue

Talking Woodworking with Jake Hogue Jacob Hogue is the founder of Oak City Woodshop, a custom woodworking company specializing in both residential and commercial work, based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Interestingly enough, Jacob’s day-to-day profession is in the field of statistical programming, but Oak City Woodshop presents a means to [...]

By |2019-04-03T14:20:05-04:00April 4th, 2019|Spotlights|0 Comments

Industry Insight, An Introduction

Industry Insight, An Introduction Having split up my childhood between Puerto Rico, Miami, and New Jersey, my understanding of landscaping was confused for some time. The land and climate were vastly different but I felt suited to all of them. In Puerto Rico we were surrounded by vegetation that I [...]

By |2019-03-27T10:40:44-04:00March 27th, 2019|Spotlights|0 Comments

A Conversation with Fay Butler, Metal Shaper

A Conversation with Fay Butler, Metal Shaper I recently had the pleasure of interviewing world-renowned metal shaper Fay Butler, who lives and works in Hardwick, a small town in Central Massachusetts. Oddly enough, I met him in an ice cream booth at the Hardwick Community Fair, America’s oldest fair. Fay is the President [...]

By |2018-11-08T13:28:48-04:00November 8th, 2018|Spotlights|0 Comments

The Farm-to-Brewery Evolution of Carter & Stevens Farm

The Farm-to-Brewery Evolution of Carter & Stevens Farm The iconic, 10,000-pound stone cow sculpture, in front of the Stone Cow Brewery at Carter & Stevens Farm in Barre, Mass. After Phil Stevens’ barn in Barre, Mass. burned down, a neighboring farmer offered him his own 1830’s post-and-beam style barn. [...]

By |2018-09-25T16:21:40-04:00September 25th, 2018|Spotlights, Uncategorized|1 Comment

10 Tools You Won’t be Sorry to Own or Give

10 Tools You Won't be Sorry to Own or Give As an owner of Garrett Wade I’m lucky to have access to all the tools we carry. Honestly I’m spoiled to be able to bring almost any tool home for a test drive. Many of them –especially gardening tools - [...]

By |2018-05-03T14:51:03-04:00December 6th, 2017|Spotlights|0 Comments