“Here are 3 pics of the new dining room table that I finally took the time to build in early November. The Zebra wood did not warp a bit due to its hardness and age. The table weighs about 100 pounds, without the leaf because it is 2.25″ thick. Read more
The headboard was re-purposed from a family heirloom piano that was my mother-in-laws and a gift from her father or my wife’s grandfather. It was also the piano my wife (Kay) learned to play. Kay was given the piano after her parents retired and moved to the lake so we’ve been storing the piano for at least 13 years. The soundboard was damaged so we never really considered having it repaired back to working condition. After some discussion and with permission from my wife I disassembled the piano. It has been disassembled for a couple of years but with a promise to re-purpose it into a useful piece of furniture. Read more
This project was built by Chuck Roach from Wichita, KS. He built this cradle 4 years ago for their first granddaughter. The cradle disassembles so that it can be stored flat. It is his own design and is made of ash. Great work Chuck!
This counter top was made for a friend to go in his country house. It is made out of hickory and trimmed in walnut. Biscuits were used in all the joints and then it was glued to 3/4″ plywood. It turned out pretty cool and looked great in his kitchen.
After I found out that we were expecting our first child, I knew that it was going to take a little work to get the nursery set up. For the room itself, I decided I wanted up put up wainscoting around the room. Since I planned on painting the wainscoting, I built everything out of mdf except for the top molding that I made out of pine. I used 1/2″ mdf for the raised panels and side rails and 5/8″ mdf for the top and bottom rails. Read more