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(pronounced sehr-ehn-DIH-peh-tee)

You know when you find something great when you’re not looking for it" Or when something wonderful happens when you’re not expecting it because you’re in the middle of a less than desirable

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(pronounced SUR-pehn-teen OR SUR-pehn-TYNE)

One of our favorite words, only because we first heard Peter Falk screaming it out to a panicked Alan Arkin years ago in an all-time classic movie,

Example: Victor’s

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(pronounced SER-vehs LERN-ing)

A term that has gained more and more traction as the Millennial Generation has come into their own, service learning refers to an educational method uniting instruction time

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(pronounced seh-TEE)

In our research, we’ve seen this term used to describe a variety of furniture pieces, all of which are used to seat more than one person. We’ve found the word settee can

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(pronounced SEH-tehl)

Similar to a settee in that it’s a piece of furniture that seats more than one person, a settle is a little more archaic and a little less comfortable. The term refers

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(pronounced sha-GREEN or sheh-GREEN)

Originating from the Turkish word "saghri" meaning the hindquarters of a beast, shagreen was originally made in Persia from hides of camels, horses and donkeys. It is thought that small

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(pronounced shan-TUHNG)

This heavy fabric is traditionally woven with silk fibers, but more modern versions contain synthetic fibers that simulate the semi-rough, nubby texture of a silk version. The luxurious, highly textured fabric uses a

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(pronounced SHEET-rahk)

See drywall.

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(pronounced shahp DRAHW-ingz)

This term describes the very detailed drawings that a contractor, sub-contractor, manufacturer, millworker, or furniture fabricator prepares and submits to an interior designer, architect or structural engineer to explain how he plans

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(pronounced skihm koht)

Just like skim milk, a skim coat is thin. To be exact, it’s a thin coat of joint compound that is spread over a sub-surface to prepare that surface to receive