A Quick Fix For Unwanted Spreading Seams In Your Wood Furniture

Having practiced and perfected the age old craft of wooden joinery, and become masters of making furniture that lasts, the people who built your favorite pieces of furniture don’t usually consider how useful knowing how to deal with split seats and wobbly legs is to the consumer.  In all honesty, while you hope that your

By | 2017-06-01T18:31:27+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Curing Lumber: The Often Overlooked Step That Could Cost You Big Time

At One Point In Time, I was gifted a quantity of lovely walnut slabs that had been pulled from somewhere out of a relative’s barn or carport.  The pieces had been cut out of the fork in the tree, and their unique shape both inspired and intimidated me, so they didn’t end up getting used

By | 2017-06-01T18:31:20+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Screw It… Or Don’t, The Joys Of Wood Joinery!

There’s no nail like no nails at all. In your high school woodshop class, it’s likely you constructed a bench, or coffee table, or shelf of some kind as the culmination of your semester’s experience.  If you think back, you’ll almost certainly recall using a hole saw drill bit to pull plugs out of some

By | 2017-06-01T18:30:58+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Takes Three Unexpected Trendy Wood Turns: The Furniture Of The Future

  Supperclub Chic Returns (In Good Taste) Don’t expect to walk on walls anytime soon—altered gravity in the home doesn’t become available to the public for a few more years yet—but the floor may be taking a vertical trip soon, as we see more and more trendy magazines featuring wood paneled interior siding. A blast

By | 2017-06-01T18:30:49+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Fun Project For The Aspiring Weekend Woodworker

I won’t lie to you, if you want to master something, even something as simple as the making of a single butterfly joint, it’s going to take a lot of time, and a lot of patience.  Mastery is achieved through a lifetime of dedication.   The fortunate flip-side is that not everything needs to be

By | 2017-06-16T17:52:10+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unconventional Table Saw Use: A Powerful Weapon In The War On Wobble

As most people with shops have found out, there is a big difference between a power tool and a powerful tool.  Some tools are better.  Even powerful power tools are not all-powerful, though, and they have their limits.  This is why, in a frustrated series of back and forth and back and forths between our

By | 2017-06-16T18:08:07+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cracked Finish? Here’s an easy fix: Reamalgamation for Dummies

Sometimes, with the heat lightning-esque spider webs of lines they create, it can add a pleasing “aged” effect to furniture, making things look a little more vintage.  Often, though, I think people just tell themselves this so that they feel a little better about watching their furniture show visible signs of growing closer to an

By | 2017-07-23T09:54:11+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Easy Ways to Maintain your Custom Wood Furniture

Wood furniture makes a stunning addition to any home. Like anything else in your home, your furniture requires a bit of care to ensure a lasting fresh, youthful appearance. Strength and durability alone are not enough to protect against inevitable damage from moisture, heat, fading, and scratches. Through preventative measures, regular cleaning, and some light

By | 2017-10-24T19:31:54+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments