Lots of storage for vinyl LPs
An Electronic Keyboard Stand
My client is a piano player by avocation. He is very good and once had a great band that wrote their own songs, but never got that big break. So now he has a different profession, and wants to write and produce songs at home. He built a small studio to do that. He owns... Continue Reading →
A Shoe Closet
Slanted shelves for the shoes, horizontal shelves for glasses and sunglasses. But it didn’t start out to look like this… As usual, my projects begin with some requirements, like, the project will be built here, in this closet. That’s something I can’t change, like I can't change the requirement that it contain shelves for shoes... Continue Reading →
I Make A Large Diameter Sanding Drum
I use curves a lot in my designs. I have looked high and low for a large sanding drum and never found one. I need one now, so I have to make it myself. I’m making a trim piece that fits around a cylindrical wall safe, so I have a rectangle of wood with an... Continue Reading →
A Fireplace Surround For The Fireplace Surround
A beautiful fireplace surround and mantel, to complement a beautiful Shaker Heights home.
The Cootie Kiln
Powderpost beetles have returned to my woodshop, but this time I'm ready to up my game.
The Cane Paradox
Rattan cane and Paradox Walnut. No artificial ingredients!
Fix Burned Sandpaper
Save money - you can clean burnt sandpaper and reuse it!
An Antique Bedside Table
A look at a antique children's dresser. How old is this thing?
My Second Favorite Wood Book
A great book for anyone interested in the properties of wood species. Beautiful micro and macro color photos.
Terry gets a break!
Lemurian Blue “Granite” Table
Apropos with Kilauea erupting that I would turn my interests to igneous rock in my Kona Living collection!
Playroom Radiator Cover And Bench
100 year old houses have 100 year old heating systems, and that means big iron.
My Favorite Wood Book
I finally read this, cover to cover. And now I don't just work with wood, I think about wood.
The Windsor Chair Repair
Repairing an old chair takes skill - and research!
An A/V Cabinet And A Little Remodel
This is such a universal problem, how to have a nice, tidy, media area that's still easy to reconfigure. There will always be another cable box, or game box, or router, or speaker, and how do you plug those in, how do you rout the wires and find the old dusty wires to remove them?... Continue Reading →
A New Mantle And A Built-In
Custom cabinetry and sliding barn doors to cover the tv.
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
My edge sander.
The Importance of Being Dustless
People think of woodworking as mellow, but wood dust is dangerous.
Wallpaper Getting Wet? Try This
Or just don't use wallpaper there!