In my first blog I milled everything up and started assembling leg sets. After that I got on a roll and forgot about the camera until the base was fully assembled. Everything is mortise and tenon. The bottom stretchers are also held to t...
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Originally a self employed trim carpenter from SE MI, now I am building custom and commercial furniture in Chicagoland.
-- That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” ― Aldous Huxley
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|replied on||Chisel Recommendations for dovetail cutting and some paring||12-10-2014 04:31 PM|
|added project||Hairpin leg Coffee Table||03-15-2014 07:43 PM|
|commented on||Mid Century inspired End Table||03-12-2014 01:37 AM|
|added project||Mid Century inspired End Table||03-09-2014 09:36 PM|
|replied on||Co-Op space with Chicago Jocks?||03-09-2014 02:28 AM|
|replied on||Co-Op space with Chicago Jocks?||02-18-2014 02:38 AM|
|started topic||Co-Op space with Chicago Jocks?||02-15-2014 09:14 PM|
|commented on||Chris Schwartz shaker end table||01-18-2014 12:56 AM|
|added project||simple crosscut sled||01-18-2014 12:51 AM|
|commented on||Tapered Leg Hall Table||01-03-2014 01:15 AM|
|replied on||Chicago Lumber Yards||01-03-2014 01:08 AM|
|added project||Tapered Leg Hall Table||01-01-2014 08:56 PM|
|replied on||Chicago Lumber Yards||12-27-2013 04:27 PM|
|added project||Solid Waut Credenza||11-20-2013 02:13 AM|
|added project||Ash Console table||11-19-2013 02:37 AM|
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A recent Over-The-Post balustrade install with a starter step, end caps and a volute. In part 1 I installed my skirt boards, end caps and started my rail. Now to install the starter newel to the starter step. Newels and rail insta...
A recent Over-The-Post balustrade install with a starter step, end caps and a volute. This balustrade was a real challenge. Not because it was an OPT or a winder, but because the landings are at 45 degrees, and they are both set up different. ...
Felt like it was time for a bigger, better workbench. While putting together a lumber take-off at my usual lumberyard, I asked my rep if they had any scrap pieces of lvl. Well he did…... and then some. How about 2-8’x16” lv...