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Installing a Removable Railing

Installing a Removable Railing

We have a new downloadable guide added with information on possible installation techniques to create a removable railing. Why would someone want a removable railing? This is something often requested for homes that have a tight staircase into the basement, or odd shape that makes it difficult...


The Importance of Humidity

The Importance of Humidity

It’s around this time of year that we start talking more and more about the importance of humidity levels when it comes to the care of wood materials. Because of the drastic changes to our climate between each season extra effort needs to be taken to ensure these products are kept in a...


Wood Working & MDF Safety

Wood Working & MDF Safety

When it comes to projects around your home, cost and quality are two very important factors. A concept deeply rooted among manufacturing and project management is the cost of quality, the idea that cutting corners on an item or service to make it more cost effective could actually cost you just...


Staircase Storage

Staircase Storage

A staircase is often something that we simply travel up and down without a second thought, but what if your steps could serve more than one purpose? I’m sure we’re all familiar with the sloped storage area underneath a staircase in the basement, where the Christmas decorations seem to...


Unconventional Guard Rails

Unconventional Guard Rails

The beautiful part about our current place in time is that there are so many options to choose from when it comes to styling and decorating your home. Of course, there is always the “in-style” look, constantly changing and evolving, relevant for what is happening right now. But that isn’t to...


Staircase Lighting

Staircase Lighting

The aesthetic of staircases has changed a lot over the years, notably there has been an increased interested in the incorporation of stair lighting. As lighting technology advances and improves this increases the options for shining light on your steps. There are several different ways...


The Environmental Side of Manufacturing

The Environmental Side of Manufacturing

Here at Canadian Oakworks we have always strived to create the highest quality products possible, but with that comes the responsibility of also working to maintain and protect the environments that we depend on. Our products are made from real hardwood lumber sourced from mills and...


A "Miracle" Staircase

A "Miracle" Staircase

While discussing installation techniques with a client they mentioned a “miracle” staircase that had supposedly been assembled without the use of any nails. Of course, our curiosity was piqued, and we had to learn more about this. After a few quick searches online, we found ourselves immersed...


New Handrail Profile

New Handrail Profile

Our clients have spoken, and we are listening. So, we are excited to introduce our newest handrail profile, the #26. We occasionally hear our clients talking about our standard handrail profile options. The #21 is too traditional but the #25 is too contemporary. We combined a selection of...


Mouldings, Casings and Trims

Mouldings, Casings and Trims

At Canadian Oakworks we are well known for our quality finishing when it comes to all things stairs, but we also offer a fantastic selection of in stock and custom order mouldings and casings. Whether you are trying to match and re-create a heritage moulding, want something more durable than...


Railings for Heritage and Character Homes

Railings for Heritage and Character Homes

There is a classic aesthetic within character homes, a glimpse into the past reflecting the unique beauty and styling of the homes that have always been there during your life. Within Regina, and across Canada, there are numerous well-maintained heritage buildings. There are all kinds...


Installing Odd Shaped Spindles

Installing Odd Shaped Spindles

As we continue to work on new displays for our showroom we find ourselves running into all kinds of interesting situations. Recently we had to find a way to ensure that our spindles were being installed level/plumb when they are all different shapes and sizes. The style options available with...