Home builder industry experts at the American Hardwood Advisor studio.

Podcasts are a great resource for all things woodworking, and there are a variety of shows aimed at woodworkers of all skill levels.

In this blog, we’ll count down the top 10 woodworker podcasts for our fellow woodworking enthusiasts, no matter if you’re a beginner, hobbyist or experienced craftsman. So, grab your hand tools, turn up your speakers and settle in for some of the best woodworking industry talk!

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Logos from the successful brand partnership of Baird Brothers and Renovation Hunters.

Whether you’re a large corporation or a small business, brand partnerships are an incredibly powerful way to boost your company’s visibility, earning more leads and sales. But how do you get started? With so many potential brand collaborations out there, where do you look — and how do you know you’re a good fit?

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Different lumber grade options available at Baird Brothers.

Lumber is one of our most renewable natural resources. Every wood product created is completely unique, because there are even different grain patterns within the same species.

So, with all this variety, how do you know which lumber quality grade to choose? Let’s take a quick lesson on the differences between grades of lumber so that you can decide which is best for your home improvement or woodworking project.

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Team members at Baird Brothers Fine Hardwoods.

Employee retention is one of the biggest challenges that employers face. It can be costly and time-consuming to find and train new employees, so do what you can to keep the ones you have?

At Baird Brothers Fine Hardwoods, we have found several effective employee retention strategies over the years that you can implement to find new employees — and keep current employees happy!

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Steve Stack in the Baird Brothers Content Studio.

Construction is more than just new home building and project management. Home builder podcasts are a great way to learn from industry experts as they share tricks of the trade — and funny renovation stories. Between all the different facets and approaches to residential construction, there is definitely history (and next-generation technology) that’s important to know about.

Whether you’re a general contractor, tradesperson, entrepreneur, or DIY homeowner who is interested in learning more, the following ten construction podcasts offer a deep dive into the industry and are sure to teach you something new.

The following podcasts are available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, iTunes, Stitcher and/or the personalities’ own respective websites.

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Two popular hardwood floor trends side-by-side.

Homeowners have a lot of options when it comes to types of flooring, whether it’s carpet, solid hardwood, laminate or even vinyl. Each flooring option has the ability to fit nicely into specific interior design styles, but the natural look of solid wood flooring adds a timeless feel to your home that goes far beyond other options. 

Of course, popular designs and colors change over the years, but that’s one of the greatest aspects of hardwood flooring – it can be refinished and updated based upon the look you’re trying to achieve. So, what are the hottest hardwood floor trends that you can put into your home today? Let’s take a look. Read more

Side-by-side look at engineered hardwood vs. hardwood flooring.

In today’s world, there are a ton of flooring options to choose from: solid hardwood flooring, engineered hardwood flooring, carpet, tile or even laminate flooring. Many homeowners end up drilling down to two options – real hardwood flooring or engineered wood flooring

So, when it comes to the engineered hardwood vs. hardwood debate, what are the key differences? And which one should you choose for your home? Let’s find out! Read more

Wood pieces and tools for a DIY project.

Custom woodworking creations can add a unique touch to any space, whether it’s inside or outside your home.

Some people choose to buy or commission the perfect piece. But for a DIYer, the great thing about a woodworking project is that it can be done at your own pace (and skill level). So, if you’re on the hunt for your next DIY design, here are some of the best, most popular woodworking projects!

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Recently updated home office space with hardwood flooring.

Starting a home improvement project can be daunting – whether it’s big or small – from a new backsplash to a full overhaul with multiple home repair to-dos.

There are tons of options out there for DIY improvements, but no matter the size of your project, it’s important to know what materials are needed for your home renovation or project — and where you can get them!

So, what are you waiting for? Here are a few home improvement project ideas to get your inspiration flowing! Read more

Hardwood flooring interior design trend for 2022.

Interior design trends change all the time. What’s hot now might be out next year. But, one element has a place in every era’s design trend: natural wood

Natural materials like wood always find their place in home designs. They have a classic, timeless look that fits with any home decor change. In fact, biophilic designs have become increasingly popular with homeowners over the course of the past several years, combining natural materials with modern design. 

Putting natural wood flooring throughout your mid-century modern home is an example of an easy way to achieve this biophilic effect. Let’s take a look at some of 2022’s interior design trends that (we think) stand out from the rest! Read more