The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1954 · Page 7
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January 20, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, la ILYTHFiVTLLK (ARK.V COIVRTER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Beautify Your Bathroom Enjoy the beauty and convenience of a sparkling, colorful, modern bathroom at small cost. Our tile- board has white score lines and the pleasing effect of real tile. The hard, lustrous surfaces easy to keep immaculately clean. A cinch to install. Wide range of decorator colors. Call to see samples and get prices. WRIGHT'S SUPPLY CO. North Fifth St. Phone 2239 Your home workshop will pay for itself many times over in the things you can make and fip., yourself. And you'll have a lot of fun! It's easier with . . . No home work shop is complete without power tools. Hiibhard Hardware has a complete line of power saws, drills, sanders and other power tools. Come In today and se« for yourself. See Our Tool Display In Our Window Power Drill And Polisher Set HUBBARD HARDWARE 213 West Main FIX THAT LEAK NOW! Correct those little troubles before they become big ones. We have everything you need: repair parts and replacements — elbows — piping — washers — stops — traps — strainers, etc. We also carry a complete line of plumbing fixtures and we have skilled plumbers to install them. So if you are planning to build, remodel or modernize your home — see us for all your plumbing needs. ARKANSAS PLUMBING AND SUPPLY COMPANY North Franklin St. Phone 2731 • • 0 KNOW YOUR LUMBER GRADES AND SAVE MONEY! Neophyte handymen and do-it-yourself ar« usually dismayed and confounded by lumberyard jargon, and end up buying the wrong lumber for the job they have in mirtd. More often than not, they selcet higher-priced lumber than they need. Lumber is graded acording to quality and classified as common or select. To buy select lumber when common will do is to throw away money, and it may amount to several dollars If any sizeable quantity is purchased. For Instance, if you were to build shelves for tha kitchen, and planned to paint them, it would be foolish to buy top-grade finishing wood •for the job. Lower-grade wood, with sound knots and minor defects, will serve the purpose just as well when painted. A slightly better grade of lumber may be required if a clear finish is to be applied. Lumber clear on one side and imperfect on the other will do nicely In some cases. A good idea Is to pick through the lumber carefully. It's often possible to save money by buying a quantity of low-grade lumber, then use only the clear portions between imperfections. Don't hesitate to consult your.lumber dealer. TeTII him how you plan to use the wood. He will be glad to save you money, because he knows then you'll be back with more business. And retail lumber dealers are relying more and more on the "do-it-yourself" trade. Select woods are graded A, B, C and D. A and B softwoods, the two highest grades, are known in lumberyard parlance as B & Better, of 1 A 2 Clear. In hardwoods they may be called FAS (firsts and seconds) or Is & 2s. In general, the higher select grades are for natural finishes and the lower, C and D, for paint finishes. But there are exceptions for this. Even occasional top-grade common woods can be found good enough to take a natural finish. Common grades are usually designated by numbers — 1 through 5, the latter being the lowest grade. They are for general utility and construction purposes. B 4 Better select grading permits minute) pitch pockets, slight splits, small knots and oth- »r minor irregularities. It is for highest-quality woodwork, trim and cabinetwork. Stain and additional small defects are allowed on C-grade select lumber, next lowest in price and quality. It is less likely to merit * transparent finish. The D grade may have additional defects. Including small knots, rough edges, planer skip, etc. It is popular for use on projects in power- fool-equipped workshops. Common grades follow much the same pat- Fern. Numbers 1 and 2 are good, all-around utility woods. Defects get progressively greater through the other grades. Number 5 has the most imperfections, and it's unlikely that the home handyman would find much use for it. Save Money! It's A Worthwhile Hobby! DO IT YOURSELF! It's Easy to Paint It Yourself and it costs much less than you think! Select your favorite shade from 26 Modern Decorator color*, Giant Color Chips, two feet square. Rubber base oil paint. Deep tones and pastel colors. Average Room 10 / xl2 / x8 / Walls—1 gal $5.55 Ceiling — 2 qrs. „ @ $1.59 $3.18 Woodwork—1 qr. Enamel $1.59 7" Roller & Pan $1.95 Total.-$1127 NOTE: We contract Jobs of Interior decorating — Labor an* MalerUI 4 cents per square fool, 10' i iy tV Room $18.88 MARTIN TRENKLE CO., Inc. Dell 2881 Blyth.viH. 2284 At Ward's - First Time Ever! SHOPSMITH REDUCED $ 34 Sare, Money! Do If Yourself! 5 Major Power Tools in one unit. RGULAR $234.00 $ 199 95 This wonderful, flexible baked enamel wall coverinj with its handsome raised tile effect gives you the utmost in kitchen beauty and serviceability I Us smooth, lustrous surface resists dirt, grease, •scratches; wipes clean with a swish of a damp cloth. Ideal for kitchen, bathroom, ^bedroom, playroom — wherever you want a decorative, durable, easy-to-clean wall! See the new Congowall colors now! DELTA LUMBER CO. 204 N. 2nd -Blytheville- Phone 4497 SPECIAL SALE OF On Our Entire Stock Of Wall Siding Now is the lime to add a gay, new note to your home — during our special MONEY SAVING SALE! Come in, today and sec our display of smart new designs and beautiful colors in fine quality wallpaper. Every pattern in our stock of wall sides is '/z Price. And you can save so much more by doing it yourself! AUSTIN-WICKER Paint - Glass - Wallpaper 106 E. Main St. -Blytheville. Phone 6201 JANUARY SALE used sewing machines StNOKS- m .dilnr. ute I. lr.d,. «*«f WITH BOWK P«T«Blt rernndillonwl hy STN'GKR **jKrW. and /nil/ AS LOW AS barkrfhyiheSINCiERSEWINnMACHIXE $COO COMPANY. lhw> nuchinpfl nrfi real barjtainfil J ,,t (1ST lUOCtt IIIMS WIDf RANGI OF MODUS AND PRICES S-t-r-e-l-c-h your family's clolh- inj; budget to go twice as far for half the money! Do your own .sewing with a Singer Sewing Machine. iViakt your own dresses, aprons, play suits, 'rompers and a host of oilier wearables. You will be amazed at (he mone,v you save when YOU DO IT YOURSiaK! Treadles , from 17 U5 J Portables from 49 J Consoles from SINGER SEWING CENTER 4H W. Main — Hlvlhcvillc, Ark. — I'hon* 2782

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