“Dizzy Joe” Pineapple on the JoeTisserie

Kamado Joe Jotisserie Pineapple

The Joetisserie is one of Kamado Joe‘s newest accessories we have in stock at Thomas Lumber Company.  This is one of the best accessories we have seen in the kamado grilling world in a while.  The most common use is to use the Joetisserie to make rotisserie chicken or turkey for Thanksgiving but we are […]

To-Dos: Your June Home Checklist

We all love Houzz.com and the information we can find on owning a home through the various links on the site.  Everyone at Thomas Lumber felt this was a good checklist for the month of June to get started on keeping your home looking good and prepped for the Summer heat.  Since we are Atlanta’s […]


A naturally beautiful Real Cedar deck like this one doesn’t compare to a synthetic deck. Whether you’ve decided this is the year you’ll add a deck to your home, or you’re still pondering the project, as soon as you say the words: “I want to build a deck,” you’ll start hearing and reading lots of […]

Deckrail ideas to transform you view


When thinking about upgrading or building your dream outdoor deck  with a beautiful handrail you might have a lot of ideas in mind.  Maybe you want the modern look with stainless steel and metals to go with the classic wood floor of the deck.  Maybe you are looking for a rustic all wood look to […]

Smokehouse built from Western Red Cedar

This week a friend emailed me a link to this Western Red Cedar Smokehouse with a few pictures of how to build it.  I read through the link but there were some details lacking in it.  So I cruised on over to the Smokin Meats Forum to this forum poster named ATCNick.  In his post […]

Raised Bed DIY

DIY step by step on producing Raised Bed Gardens for your house this spring.  We found this great DIY on how to make a really good looking raised bed garden at this blog, Chris Loves Julia  This is one of the better looking gardens we have seen using simple western red cedar available at Thomas […]

Homeowners Checklist

Most of us a thinking about Spring Cleaning and what needs to be done around our homes this year.  Here is a checklist for your home we found while browsing a couple of home do it yourself websites.  It doesn’t matter if your home is in Atlanta, Georgia or San Diego, California this is a […]

Growing Rain Gutter Strawberries

    Growing strawberries is easy, but it is more convenient when you can do so in space-saving rain gutter planters! Not to mention, the flavour of home-grown strawberries can never compare to store-bought strawberries.   Rain gutters can be mounted to the side of decks, or vertically to the side of your house or […]

Build The Benefits of Raised Beds

JULY 31, 2014 by CustomMade Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits – reduce soil erosion, the ease of access to control weeds and pick vegetables, creation […]

Planting by the Moon Gardening Calendar

Growing up in a farming community I remember seeing my grandfather get his Farmer’s Almanac every year.  I didn’t understand it as a kid but I do now after hearing him talk about when is the right time to plant his gardens of corn, okra, squash, etc.  Every year he always had more vegetables than […]