Woodshed
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6 tips to building a woodshed

On those cold, crisp fall and winter nights it’s hard to beat the crackle and warmth of your fireplace. But how and where to store your cache of wood plays a key role in the enjoyment of sitting around the fire. Which is why a woodshed could be just your ticket.  So, let’s shed some light on keeping your wood weather protected, easy to access and on-the-ready to keep the home fires burning.

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Carving Hack

Problem Solver Series-No.3: Never send a feeble, plastic carving gizmo to do the job of a real tool. And by that, we mean a power tool! Yes indeed, using a power tool to carve pumpkins (adults use only, of course 👍) takes the trick out of making cleaner, more accurate cuts.

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James W. Chase
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1897

Moses Chase and his son James. W. Chase expands their agricultural holdings by purchasing an interest in a lumberyard. Opening its doors on South Bristol Street in Sun Prairie as Chase, Mann and Gross.

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1908

Benjamin Chase (son of James W.) grows the family business by purchasing Gibbons lumberyard on Main Street. At the same time, the Chase family becomes the sole proprietor of Chase, Mann and Gross.

Chase Lumber Silos 1939
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1923

After consolidating businesses, Chase Lumber & Fuel Company is born, residing on Main Street for the next four decades.

Frederick W Chase
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1932

Frederick W. Chase (son of James W.) takes over as President of Chase Lumber & Fuel Co.

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1939

Frederick expands the business into DeForest by purchasing a lumberyard and running it independent of Chase Lumber & Fuel Co.

Charles A. Chase
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1944

Charles A. Chase becomes President of Chase Lumber & Fuel Co.

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