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  1. Very Basic Construction Lumber TV Stand From Douglas Fir 2X

    This was my first attempt at getting commissioned. I don't think I will do it again because I don't think the appreciation is out there for the amount of work it takes to build something like this. I know this for sure based on the low ball request that I must have been out of my mind to agree...
  2. Bench with Storage #2

    Another bench with storage, built from 2×12's and 1×6's. I used thinner stock for the rails this time in order to maximize the inside width. The corners are again pegged with dowels, this time 2 different sizes per corner because they are what I had on hand. The lid on this bench is hinged, just...
  3. Giant Bookshelf

    This is a 9 foot tall bookshelf I made for my wife, it is based on the Jay Bates plans. It is made from 2×12's and the shelves sit in dados, which I cut with a router (certainly a learning experience). The shelf was not stable enough sitting on the floor alone, so I was going to anchor it to the...
  4. Toddlers Rocking Pony Horse Wood Toy

    I made this last Christmas for my grandson. It's made of southern yellow pine and finished with brushed on amber shellac. It was a lot harder to build than I expected. The hard part of the grain was very hard. It is cut from a single 2×12 from Home Depot. I had a hard time finding one that I...
  5. Blogs
    Redwood 2x15 Guitar Cabinet This cabinet is is made of knotty Redwood. Most people use clear pine, but I feel that Redwood is more beautiful and has similar tonal qualities. Both Pine and Redwood are evergreen coniferous species. Redwood grows way faster than pine, so it is a readily...
  6. Blogs
    Dry fit So, I figured I should post something. I'm mid way through this cabinet and I don't really take progress photos all that often. But here's what I'm doing right this second. Specs: 2×12 Dovetailed Baltic Birch construction Final dry fit before finish I just worked out a new logo and...
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