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Screw That!

August 12, 2011

The Many Uses for Screws The invention of the screw dates back to around the third century BC. Although they are commonly used, they are also commonly misused or simply underused. Since I use a large variety of screws on a daily basis, I figured I would give a brief explanation of the many ways […]

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Blind Carpenter wins award from This Old House Magazine

July 3, 2011

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – A hand grenade claimed Dean Pedersen’s sight in the Vietnam War, but it didn’t stop him from pursuing a career in carpentry. Nearly 40 years later, Pedersen, a Valley City Native and owner of Pedersen Wood Craft, is making national news for his ornate work as part of This Old House […]

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