[Legebla en Esperanto] [Above] Typical example of Mother Necessity. I needed a way to glue up a small live-edge picture frame plus 5 of it’s sisters sometime down the line. The live edge made it impossible to use a strap clamp or even a rubber band. So after thinking about it, I came up with this ‘simple’ clamping jig. It consists of a pair of cross pieces, the height and width of which match the height and width of the intended frame size. The four cut out corners of...
I have been itching to make a table for a while now. Not just any table, mind you, but a live-edge table made from a slab or two. When summer began I told myself that I would do it, and while I was browsing the internet looking for wood slabs, I came across a gentleman who had literally hundreds of slabs sitting in his back yard, waiting to be sold.I looked up the address and saw that it was close to some family members, some seven hours of driving away. “Perfect excuse.” I tho...
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...
I am trying out a new video feed. The service I was using before and have been using for years just kept adding ads and then got to the point to where they’d put a commercial on the videos and the feed at start-up. Most of the commercials I didn’t like. I felt they were inappropriate. One car company ad kept using foul language, even though it was being bleeped It was still known what was there. I even tried to trick the system into using more kid friendly ads by putting ta...
What’s happening in the shop for July 20, 2010 . I took a break from my normal schedule to build a Batman bed. I just got the order yesterday and has been put in as a rush order. It is from the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Tennessee. They have a “Make Over” next Monday and need me to build a batman themed bed. It doesn’t take long to build it but it has to go through the finish shop and then to graphics and then have to ship it there in time. I need to have the buil...
What’s happening in the shop for May 21, 2010. Final Assembly on Nash’s Ross murphy bed. It is stained. Started on Morris’ Accent wall unit. Built the pedestal and bookcases. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:
What’s happening in the shop for February 19, 2010 . Today we’ll putting the final touches on a chalkboard murphy bed and a drawer section. We’ll continue to work on Ricks entertainment center for a 73” TV. Betz bed should be started today. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:
What’s happening in the shop for January 22, 2010. Putting the final touches on Cordes’ order. Sanding on the desk, and then need to finish 72” cabinets with uppers and the desk with it’s uppers. Hopefully I can start on a Special Edition Locker Murphy bed. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:<div></div>
What’s happening in the shop for January 11, 2010 . Today I’ll be in the shop by myself. I’ll be working on a couple murphy beds for Cordes that will go together. I will then build some casegoods to match a football bed. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live: <div></div>
What’s happening in the shop for January 05, 2009 . Getting the Batmobile for the finish shop. I’ll then start on a Contempo murphy bed a couple bookcases. 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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