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Daily Update #34: February 3, 2010

1659 days ago by Chris Davis | 3 comments »

What’s happening in the shop for February 3, 2010 . Still spraying the Special Edition Locker Murphy bed. I have it dyed and stained. All we have left is the finish coats. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:<div></div>

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Tip Tuesday #3: Measure, Measure, Measure

1367 days ago by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

When buying furniture an important factors is will it fix. Because if it doesn’t fit it is useless to you and you either have to take it back or use it in an unintended location. When buying furniture, always bring room size and measurements with you to the store. Most stores will help you with laying out the design and furniture sizes. That’s what is great about what I do. Since I custom build the piece. We can start with a stock size and micro-adjust it to fit. Second to will it fi...

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New Video Cameras

967 days ago by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

One of the things that I enjoy doing is giving my customer and friends a peek into my shop. I have a system that I’ve built up over the years. This system involves a few cameras mounted around the shop. Lately I’ve experienced a little bit of quality problems. I thought it may be just the camera getting, but come to find out it was old wiring (must be something to do about the change in temperature in the shop). I’ve got that resolved and now back up to 4 cameras (3 s...

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French Fry Friday #1: November 5, 2010

1384 days ago by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

I started a theme for each day of the week. Fridays will be “French Fry Friday” and I’ll be talking about some sort of accessories that I build. Why “French Fry Friday”? I always here “would you like fries with that?” Fries are a side item and not part of the main meal. Same thing with the accessories or smaller items that I build. I blog about the big stuff but neglect the smaller stuff. So hear is a chance for often overlooked items to shine. This first one is a bookcase that was part of...

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Tip Tuesday #2: Furniture Polish

1372 days ago by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

When cleaning furniture, a little water is usually all you need. Most of the time you don’t need store bought furniture polishes or waxes. Most furniture these days just need to be dusted and if really dirty cleaned with a moist rag. Wax will build up and can leave the finish streaky and sticky. Some products may even have a solvent in them to cut oil and grease that can soften the finish of the piece. What I normally do is wet a rag and wring it out as much as possible. This le...

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Daily Update #35: February 8, 2010

1654 days ago by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

What’s happening in the shop for February 4, 2010 . It was snowing and we just have sleet. Hopefully no more production time is lost. Continue working on Scholten’s Ross Murphy bed. I am going to try and start Barrett’s loft bed if I get a chance. This will be a fun one to build with stairs and lots of extras. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:

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Way Back Wednesday #1: November 10, 2010

1379 days ago by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

My intent for Way Back Wednesday was to post pictures of project that go back years. Some that are even PC (Pre-Chris). I thought I’d start first with the “Original Crew”. The first picture is Gary (my dad) and three of his brothers (Jeff, Larry, and Curtis). Not pictured in the first picture of he Original Crew is my mom Lou, uncle Jimmy and my Grandpa Ray. This is truly a family business. All my uncles have worked here and the youngest works with me now. I do have ...

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Daily Update #36: February 9, 2010

1653 days ago by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

What’s happening in the shop for February 9, 2010 . Working on Scholten’s Ross murphy bed and Barrett’s loft with stairs. Behind the scenes we’ll be boxing and shipping 3-4 orders. That area is really backed up. I hope top post completed pictures on some of those soon. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:

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Daily Update #86: Chi Omega Spin Off

1103 days ago by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

Today I’ll be working on a prototype for Hospice in Fayetteville Arkansas. This is the same town that I did the 52 beds for the Chi Omega house. One of the ladies on the board that is working on the Hospice project is also an alumni of Chi Omega. She saw our beds a few weeks ago while they were being installed and wants us to build 13 daybeds for them. I traveled 3 hours up there on Thursday. I didn’t go just for that. I had some ladders to move at the Chi Omega house and ...

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Daily Update #63: May 27,2010

1546 days ago by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

What’s happening in the shop for May 27, 2010. Finishing Morris’ Accent wall unit. I’ll start a couple batmobile sytle car beds. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:

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