Category Archives: Current Commission

Keepsake Box Final Details

Let me start this out by showing off the completed box and then boring you with the details later,  I’ve often said “it’s all about the wood” and in my mind this project exemplifies that! After glue up it was … Continue reading

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Vacation Fun & Back to the Shop

It was great to take a week off and go to the cool northwest — Spokane, Washington plus time in Rossland, British Columbia and a fantastic bike ride that was in both Montana and Idaho!   The bike ride was … Continue reading

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Cigar Tray Complete; Ready for Delivery

Finished tray of Walnut:   I doubt that I’m any different from other custom woodworkers in this, as the project reaches its final stages you often wonder if it will meet your clients expectations.  That’s especially true with these two … Continue reading

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Cigar Presentation Tray — with a Cuban Influence!

I’ve finally made progress on this project, a cigar presentation tray commissioned to me by the same client I completed the Mechanical Cellarette for.  During that building process I had two other commissions that I had put on hold so … Continue reading

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Production Mode; It’s all about the Process

The work has progressed nicely on the Beer Boot servers and although my preference is building furniture, this is a good experience!  I’ve often said that the process of making anything is what’s exciting.  That planning stage where you’re working out … Continue reading

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Walnut Box Sliding Tray and Miscellaneous

Here is the first view of the box with the Ebony lid lift in place.  There was an entire sequence of pictures taken to illustrate the process that went into not only forming this lift but also showing the progress … Continue reading

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Assembled but Still a Ways to Go!

Assembling projects is always a stressful time and I believe most woodworkers tend to agree with me about that.  Think about it; all of your work and effort up to this point can be ruined with one bad assembly error! … Continue reading

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