Category: Shop Notes

  • Christmas Season

    Christmas is upon us and the decorations are ramping up. This year I’ve put together a run of sparkling Christmas trees. They’ll be in the store soon and will be sold in groups of three as pictured.

  • Ramping up

    Sometimes you just need a project that you are trying to avoid to get you to work. For me, that has been a bathroom wall cabinet that I’ve designed and tweaked over the course of the past eight or so months. I’ve gotten advice about the joinery layout. I’ve selected and milled lumber for the […]

  • The Long and Short of the Year So Far

    I looked at my queue of posts to write today and realized that I’ve been slacking since March. That is about the long and short of the year so far. With the pandemic shutting things down in March, followed by what has to be one of the hottest summers I can recall, I haven’t had […]

  • Matching Color (and Other Fun)

    I recently took on a project involving the building of a dining table insert. The fabrication part of this table was fairly straight forward. The client provided me with their current table insert for reference during the build. The original insert is about 18 inches wide and 42 inches long. The ends had 40 degree […]

  • 2019 Year in Review

    This has been a busy year all around. The first half of the year ended up as mostly a wash. After hand surgery, I wasn’t able to get any substantial work done in the wood shop for several months. In that time, I was able to acquire lumber to prepare for several of the builds […]