Category Archives: Recycled Wood Furniture

I Love the Challenge!

In almost every aspect of my life, it’s all about the challenge and figuring out how to overcome it.  Makes no difference, it can be  a woodworking project, ultra-marathon  mountain race, personal goal or whatever — rising to the challenge … Continue reading

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Chickering & Sons Piano Box

Quite some time ago, a friend contacted me and asked whether or not I’d be interested in a piano that had been in their family for a long time but was now relegated to the garage.  I had visions of … Continue reading

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Off the Fence — Details, Details, Details !!

At the risk of sounding like a whiner I’d like to get this on the page.  It seems to be a natural instinct for people to think that a small size project is much easier and quicker to make than … Continue reading

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Off the Fence — A New Box Series

Some of you may recall my post dealing with the Cigar Presentation tray that was recently completed and delivered.  The construction of that featured finger joints cut on the tablesaw.  One thing I’ve learned while making boxes for the Etsy store is that … Continue reading

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Nick’s Media Stand Delivered

Yesterday a friend helped me to deliver this unit to the client — good deal for the delivery charges; a cup of Starbucks and a treat!  This is a picture of it in the house and, as you can see … Continue reading

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Nick’s Media Center Coming to Completion

The past couple of days have been productive on this project.  Before my neighbor helped put it up on my workbench I had cut and sized the pieces of reclaimed fence boards used on the top and for the banding … Continue reading

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All the Parts Have Arrived!

Finally, it’s time to begin work on the TV stand that it seems like I’ve been planning for a very long time!  When I accepted this commission there was a source for recycled fence boards here in Las Vegas.  I … Continue reading

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