Alder Commons: An Uncommon Project

Alder Commons: An Uncommon Project

Being home builders, we at Hammer & Hand spend a lot of our time doing remodels, new homes, and the occasional commercial TI in Portland and Seattle. Though we pride ourselves on being top-notch builders and good members of our communities, it’s not often that we get to be involved in a project that is designed around the concept of community building itself. Working on the Alder Commons community kitchen build-out was a rare treat for us, and one that meant a lot to many members of our team.

For the uninitiated, Alder Commons is a nonprofit space designed to facilitate multigenerational, multicultural community building and personal growth. They provide a place for self-directed learning in classes and workshops on a wide range of topics and for a diverse array of peoples. From cooking classes to bookshelf building, art courses to homeschool hangouts for kids in the LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities, Alder Commons serves as a community crossroad for intersectional cultural appreciation and self-improvement.

Our mission is to cultivate an equitable, all-ages community of self-directed learners. We aim to reduce barriers between youth and adults of diverse backgrounds by providing an accessible and inclusive space for them to share knowledge and resources.” (source: Alder Commons | Philosophy)

When the Alder Commons team approached Hammer & Hand about building their community kitchen space, we were thrilled for the opportunity to bring their dream to life. The project was designed by Communitecture, a

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4 Steps to Upgrade Your Home with Knotty Alder Cabinets

4 Steps to Upgrade Your Home with Knotty Alder Cabinets

Knotty alder cabinets might glance imperfect, but this imperfection is what can make them various from other varieties of wooden cupboards. Knotty alder cabinets, as their title implies, are created of alder wood, which is minimize in a way that sorts knots, wormholes, pecks, and minerals. These features are quite seen.

Several property owners set up knotty alder cabinets to develop a rustic design and style in their kitchens and bathrooms. Even though some can find knotty alder cupboards outdated, lots of others consider they are beautiful and stylish.

Knotty alder is quick to locate on the sector at an very affordable rate, which will make it perfect for householders on a limited budget. Knotty alder cupboards supply a normal attractiveness that resembles that of country properties.

Nonetheless, it is continue to achievable to get alder cabinets without knots and those attribute imperfections. Carpenters get the job done on the wood to remove the blemishes and knots from the alder’s surface. In this way, you can either have knotty alder cupboards or knot-totally free cabinets.


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Knotty alder cabinets


Knotty Alder Cabinets Rate

The value of knotty alder cabinets differs depending on the form, sizing, and style and design. These cupboards are mounted in loos and kitchens. The price of knotty alder bathroom vainness can variety from $3000 to $8000. Cupboards that measure 10×10 inches are frequently more expensive than I-shaped cabinets and parts that are 9’ x 10’ in width. To reduce the extensive tale quick, they are only suitable

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