Toys and things built over the past couple of years for our grandchildren

February 18, 2018
Of all the things I build, toys for my grandchildren will always top of my enjoyment list. Below is a quick post of some of the toys built for birthdays, Christmas and “just cause” I’m Grandpa Wheel Barrel made with Poplar body, Cedar handles and legs. Riding carts with storage in

Do you have a room with wall paper and need a change?

January 27, 2018
Covering wallpaper with faux ship-lap using sanded plywood We finally had a weekend to get the spare bedroom updated. But it was sandwiched between two busy weeks so we needed the change to happen quickly. We had already decided to remove the wallpaper border and repaint the 3 yellow walls and

Rocking Chairs

December 30, 2017
I have made it a practice to build each grandchild an oak rocking chair for a gift on their second Christmas. This year both Teagan and Jonas celebrated their second Christmas so each one received their rocking chair. This is the third chair I have made with the first being 3 years old and holding

Art Table

December 30, 2017
Child’s Art Table: Whether it’s for washable paints, washable markers or crayons, your child will have hours of fun creating and discovering their imagination with this table. This was the biggest hit with both parents and grandchildren this year. This was created after being asked by

Plan for Lego Table with shelves

December 6, 2017
Lego Table Plans: A day off from the day job to create a Lego table as a Christmas present for my oldest granddaughter. Thanks to @shanty2chic for the train table plans to get me started. I adapted and resized to make sure it would fit in her dads car. Then cut it in half and hinged it for easy

Cutting boards added to Etsy site

December 4, 2017
Oak Cutting Boards Whether you want to use it to serve during Christmas meal or New Years eve celebration, these cutting boards are ready to use out of the box. Do you need a gift for that secret Santa exchange at work or family Christmas party? Why not give a hand made, one of a kind gift?

Chairs and Table

October 31, 2017
Console Table From November 2-4, 2017 there was an event here in Nashville called Christy Wright’s Business Boutique. Becky’s Graphic Design had a booth there to provide graphic design opportunities to attendees. I was asked to provide 2 chairs for relaxing and chatting, as well as a

Adirondack Chairs

September 12, 2017
Last pieces for the Millers I had cut all the materials for 2 Adirondack chairs to take up with the dresser and loft bed. However because of space they had to go disassembled. David asked if he could put them together. Sure I said and handed him the plans and materials. Keep in mind he had never

Miller Family House

September 4, 2017
Bunk Beds, Dresser and Bathroom Vanity A few months ago my daughter asked me to build her a new dresser because it was time to sell their home and find a bit larger one for their family. While I was at it, could I also build a bunk/loft bed so they could move the girls into the same bedroom. My

Sliding Barn Door Project

May 19, 2017
Custom Sliding Barn Door My latest project is ready to be hung and used between a master bedroom and master bath. At 96″ x 42″ this door is built with Poplar wood and stained with Minwax Dark Walnut to match the furniture in the room. After standing it up in the room we get great

Cedar Planter

February 11, 2017
A New Home for the Strawberries The day started off with a trip to Grant Cedar mill in Gordonsville, Tn. With the wood loaded up and strapped down it’s time to head home. Nice way to start the weekend after a long week at the office. This cedar planter project is for my sweet wife. She has

Faux Fireplace

December 2, 2016
Christmas Presents 2016 First of many Christmas presents finished and delivered this weekend. This faux fireplace was a request from our daughter in Indiana. She wanted a focal point for their main living area and this was the project she sent me to create. Thanks to rogueengineer.com for
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