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VG Douglas Fir Night Stands Part I

After having our nightstands for quite some time and then seeing how the cabinet turned out for our guest room we decided that we too could use some new night stands! Previously I did a project using vertical grain Douglas … Continue reading

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Drawing Desk Complete

In the last blog the dovetails had been cut and fit for the bottom section of the custom drawing desk.  If you missed it, here’s a LINK to that one and before I talk about the remaining work, let me … Continue reading

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Sofa Table Finished — Next!

There’s a feeling you get when you complete a long project that is often  compared to childbirth, kind of a let down that it’s over but overwhelming joy at the results.  As an ultra runner that was a feeling I’ve … Continue reading

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Kumiko Table Progress

  As many of you know, working on a project begins with various bits and pieces and then after a long span of time you actually begin to see things take shape, that’s the case with the sofa table project. … Continue reading

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OSMO Polyx Oil: Is this my new go-to finish?

Since the mid 1960’s I’ve been using Watco Danish Oil for finishing almost everything.  I built a house in 1980 and all of the cabinetry was finished with that, followed by a 3 part mixture of boiled linseed oil, polyurethane, … Continue reading

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Walnut Bookcase

I’ve recently begun work on a solid Walnut bookcase for a client.  It will be located at the top of the stairs in their home and needs to be sturdy enough to hold various large and heavy books they own. … Continue reading

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The Challenge — Crib to Desk!

If you know me you’ll know that I do like to challenge myself in my creative endeavors and before the botched knee surgeries, running endeavors as well.  I mean, what’s life if you don’t throw in some different stuff from time … Continue reading

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Computer Monitor Casework — The Saga Continues!

So, this is where I’ve stopped at around 11am today and it’s good to see this project start to take shape.  My client knew that this would be; as I’ve termed it, a real head scratcher and he was right … Continue reading

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Bar Stool Makeover

Well, yes we do have a set of bar stools and they really are pretty nice.  Matter of fact, we’re always asked if we made them because they appear to be a laminated Zebrawood form but; must admit, they’re not … Continue reading

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