Recent Projects

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    Cedar Mini Decorative Planters/Boxes
  • Make A Wood Sign Video
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    Make A Wood Sign: Cedar Carving
  • Completed Barnwood Coat Rack
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    Barnwood Entryway Coat Rack and Bench
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    Art Center Cabinet and Table
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    Wooden Toy Projects

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

Childs Vanity

June 20, 2016
I was asked by a 6 year old to build a vanity. It was good practice for the future builds for my girls. This will double as a desk as well.

Jelly Cabinet

April 17, 2016
Jelly Cabinet – Another project completed for my bride to store her canned goods from the garden. Made of white oak with English Chestnut Stain on top and white chalk paint on balance of cabinet. Doors are made with 1/4″ hardware cloth which resembles chicken wire type of mesh. Plans

A Child’s Bed

March 19, 2016
A Saturday Afternoon Project – What do you do with a crib mattress, spare/scrap cedar and an hour? You build a lil’munchkin bed for a 28 month

Hanging File Folder Boxes

January 5, 2016
Christmas Gifts and Projects This year brought a short list of Christmas gifts and projects. Wooden Hanging File Folder Crates: I was emailed a picture from Target saying these would make a great Christmas gift. So using the dimensions in the picture I  built these for a Christmas present. After

Cedar Coffee Table

October 21, 2015
I had the opportunity to acquire a rough piece of cedar. When a friend saw it, he requested a coffee table for a gift. Yet another challenge to create a custom , exclusive piece. Another woodworking friend recommended the use of table top bow ties/butterflies to eliminate the possibility of the

Campfire ready

August 8, 2015
Trying my hand at red cedar Adirondack chairs.

China Hutch

May 13, 2015
My daughter asked for a china hutch/cabinet at Christmas. So when we visited in late March we finalized the thoughts and concepts of what she wanted and started building. The original thought was I would have time to get the base cabinet completed prior to our next trip. However the cabinet

Another successful “first time” build

April 8, 2015
The old saying “if it were easy anyone could do it” applied to this build. While this build was a challenge, it was a great learning experience. My daughter-in-law wanted a cabinet that would hold both a single kitchen trash can and 2 recycle bins. Originally we discussed using tip out doors
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