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Maple cutting board with Baird Brothers logo.

If you enjoy spending time in the kitchen, one of the best tools you can have is a hardwood cutting board

Believe it or not, wood can have more sanitary benefits than plastic when preparing food. Let’s take a look at the best species of hardwood for cutting boards (also called chopping boards), taking into account their characteristics, food safety properties and maintenance. Read more

Custom solid wood interior door.

What’s the one item found in every single home and used by every person who steps foot inside? Doors!

Interestingly, many homeowners tend to think that options are limited when it comes to interior doors. But, interior door designs are virtually limitless and can be a great way to reflect your personality and style! Of course you want your doors to provide privacy and security, but they can also be great accent pieces, too.

Whether building a new house or renovating a space, a new interior door can make all the difference. Design a custom door that creates a comfortable, inviting space while being an investment that can last a lifetime!

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Amy Shields and Jessica Hickman Fresch talking about wood as a renewable resource.

Note: this is a transcript from our recent AHA interview. If you would like to watch the video, check out our content studio page. This interview is also available as a podcast episode – find it here.

Steve Stack:

Brought to you direct from Studio 3B at Baird Brothers Fine Hardwoods, American Hardwood Advisor is your source for trends, tips, and insights into how the building industry has evolved. 

Join me, Steve Stack, along with guest builders and industry leaders, as we talk shop and go in-depth on what it takes to be the best of the best. 

Dive into topics like architecture, industry trends, project plans, historical tools, tricks of the trade, and life lessons from more than six decades of experience in the hardwood lumber business.
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Local Products, Nationally Recognized Project: TOH’s 2018 Idea House.

Late spring 2018, Baird Brothers jumped on a call that would (yet again) change the trajectory of the well-established, family-owned company.

Decades of twists and turns in the economy and multiple advances in technology had positioned Baird Brothers as a leader in the lumber and fine hardwoods industry, but for the first time (because of that ONE call) the company was on a national (and international) stage — standing under the bright lights that are This Old House.

The project? The 2018 Idea House.

The goal? Deliver the highest quality products to the best (and most well-known) home improvement juggernaut in the United States…and fast!

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How Hardwood Makes A Modern Interior Feel Like Home

Modern and contemporary design, known for clean, straight lines, can run the risk of making a house feel more like a museum or showcase than a welcoming home. “Achieving a contemporary look with hardwood, a classic element, is a growing trend,” Baird Brothers Steve Stack said. “It adds a warming touch to what could be a cold, uninviting environment.”
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