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Articles by: Jessica Arlinghaus

Burn the Boat

When the LW Story gets FUN! Spring of 2016- LW Story, Post 6 This is the point in the LW story when things start getting really exciting. And really hard. Talk about an emotional roller coaster full of stretching and stepping out in faith. Building a business is not easy, especially when you are building […]

On the Slow Boat…

Growing season was stalled by all of these pieces to projects with no homes!
Spring 2016- Story of LW, Post 5 Nick is always searching for great deals on materials and upgrading machines and looking into getting new machines. He has a special skill in finding awesome prices and researching equipment that is good fit for our current needs. This skill has served us well over the years long […]

Retail Space

One of our many retail spaces in the peddlers mall.
LW Story- Spring 2016 , Post 4 Our Retail Space Vendor booths left us with extra items sitting around the shop, taking up valuable shop space and got our wheels turning. How we could use this opportunity to spread out past just word of mouth? So we started to pursue the options of ways to […]

New Connections

Our furniture has made many new connections.
Winter of 2016- LW Story, Post 3 Jobs through family and friends and community connections had kept us busy up to this point. New designs and creative ideas were plentiful and we took most any job to see where it would lead us. From day one, the most common question thrown to us has been, […]

The Vendor Booth

Our owners in front of the vendor booth.
2015- Lakeside Woodworks Story, Post #2 “Not just A vendor booth, but THE vendor booth..” I would guess not many businesses can say that one specific vendor booth was their business launch pad. Yet after some thought and tracking of the business growth, this vendor fair is really the start line of the growth LW. […]

In The Beginning…

Lakeside Woodworks Story- Post #1 The story of Lakeside… where to begin? That’s a hard question to answer. There is no defining moment, no line in the sand. No “this is where it all started moment” It was 2 guys who met at church in 2007 and became buddies, eventually started a side gig together […]