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Portland Growlers

6/15 Update: We are sold out of Growler's this Fathe'rs Day Season. If you would like to order one, please contact us here.

The Joinery now carries ceramic growlers that are made in Oregon by The Portland Growler Company. We carry the 64 oz. size in grey, black and white at $65 a piece. Please stop by The Joinery or contact us here to pick one up today.

Portland Growler Company

Hand Tools

The Joinery is now selling  Blue Spuce Toolworks hand tools.  We carry chisels sets, mallets, and marking knives.  These high quality steel and wood tools make personal projects a pleasure.  

Hint: these would make a great Father's Day gifts.

2013 Best for the World Environment Impact

Today, The Joinery was named “Best for the Environment” for creating the most overall environmental impact. 63 companies across 30 industries and 11 countries were recognized by the nonprofit B Lab, with the release of the ‘B Corp Best for the Environment List’, a second installment in its ‘B Corp Best for the World’ series.

B Corp Best for the World

Home Made Multi-Router

Our craftsmen make beautiful furniture everyday, but the project we wanted to feature this month is a little different. It may not look as beautiful as furniture to the average eye, but to a home wood shop this creation might be as beautiful as it gets.

Josh, one of The Joinery's craftsmen, built this Multi-Router recently and it is already getting great feedback. This beautiful tool enables him to make mortises or tenon's in his home shop without spending thousands of dollars on a standard multi router or having to make the cuts by hand. You just hook up a router thru the back and get started. He has already used it on a few home projects. To learn more about this project please contact us here at it was a personal project of his.

Pacific Kirsten's Dresser in Maple

This week's featured piece is the Pacific Kirsten's Dresser in Maple with Rosewood Yoshinaga pulls. The wood grain and beautiful layout of the lumber makes this particular dresser extra special. This piece is $4,380 and measures at 24d x 57w x 44h. To see more details on this style of dresser click here.

Maple Kirsten's Dresser

Event: Woodstock Farmers Market Opening

Farmer's Markets are a way of life in Portland and many of our meals revolve around seasonal produce. We are excited to announce that the Woodstock Farmer's Market opening day is June 2nd from 10 am to 2 pm. Located at 4600 SE Woodstock Blvd, in the Key Bank Parking lot, this Farmer's Market includes many vendors that sell organic vegetables and fruits, beautiful flowers, amazing baked goods, handmade cheeses and much more. Below are some photos from last year's opening day. To learn more about the market and all the vendors click here to go to theri website.

Woodstock Farmer's Market Woodstock Farmer's Market

Custom Butterfly Coffee Table

Our featured  piece of furniture this week is our Custom Butterfly Coffee Table shown below. This piece was made a little different than our standard design because of the beautiful bookmatched set of Western Walnut we had in stock. This one is 26" wide x 58" long x 18" high and is $1,395 and has curly Maple Butterflies. To purchase this piece or to get further details please contact the showroom here or to see more images of our standard Butterfly Coffee Table, click here.

Butterfly Coffee Table

Mother's Day Sale

Getting your mother something special for Mother's Day can be stressful so we though we would help by having a Accessory Sale. Thur May 12th all accessories in stock will be 15% off.  Here are a couple of creative gift ideas to make it easier for you and your loved one. We are currently featureing some of our favorite vendors that we have carried for many years, along with a few new vendors. Below are some beautiful vases made by Vitreluxe along with a hand made box by Heartwood.

Vitreluxe Vases and Wooden Box for Mother's Day

Morris Sofa with Papyrus fabric

Featured this week is the Morris sofa in Cherry with a Soliloquy Fabric called Papyrus in the color way Ginger.  This one features a bowed arm and thin slats. It retails for $4,422 and is 40d x 86w x 37h. Stop by the showroom and see it in person or to learn more click here.

Morris Sofa in Cherry in stock

KMP Models

This month's featured business is actually one of our favorite customers. KMP Models of Oregon builds model kits of old sawmills, and other wood industry replicas. They are a family owned and operated business that makes everything in house including the casts and molds. KMP offers three different model scales (HO, N, and O) for all different kinds of enthusiasts. To see more of their models visit their website here or to purchase them find the closest retail store to you here. The details on these models and the scale are just so amazing.

KMP Models

Above is a N Scale Willamette Yarder Steam Donkey measuring at: 3/4" x 3" x 2"H and below is a N Scale Steam Pile Driver measuring at 1" x 3 1/2" x 3"H.