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12-16-2013 01:24 PM

Red Dog XII Intarsia - 6 replies

This Custom Intarsia was made from a photo sent to me by a client of the Nose Art on a Restored WWII P51 Mustang. 11” x 14” Cherry frame with Bloodwood accent .Intarsia consists of 170 pieces from 11 naturally colored woods Fun Stuff!!

02-11-2012 08:15 PM

Custom Knife Block - 3 replies

Hi everyoneSeems like I’ve been on a knife block run for the last few months.This little custom block is made from Zebrawood, walnut, cherry and maple. The clients name begins with “V” so she wanted the bookmatched Zebrawood to form the “V” on the base of the block. Fun little project.

09-15-2010 10:19 PM

I'm now on Custom Made - 17 replies

Hi everyoneAfter much pondering,soul searching and debating I have decided to jump off the deep end to try my hand at selling my wares on Custom Made, a site that after talking to other members there seems to be the place to be if you want to get lots of exposure for your woodworking. With over 100,000 web hits a month and a great staff to help ...

06-01-2010 03:19 AM

Hocking Valley Corn Sheller Demonstration - 3 replies

Hi everyoneHere is a link to my video on the demonstration on the Hocking Valley Corn sheller that I recently restored. Enjoy

01-06-2010 04:55 PM

Fine Wood Artists Gallery - 5 replies

Hi everyoneHappy new yearI decided to try something new this year.There’s a new online gallery called Fine Wood Artists that showcases woodworkers and their wares. After looking at all of the beautiful furniture, turnings and art that is on display I figured that my Intarsia might fit in, so I applied and got accepted.The owner of the site...

10-13-2009 10:32 PM

Another Strange Commission - 18 replies

When you do custom woodworking you sometimes get asked to do some pretty strange things, which makes it kinda exciting. I was asked by a client if I did any carving. He explained that he had put up a mirror over his bar and was afraid that it was a little top heavy and probably needed extra support but wanted something artistic to accent the fig...

09-14-2009 02:14 PM

Monticello Won - 13 replies

Hi everyoneJust got the results from the NC Woodworkers 2010 Calender contest and it appears that my rendition of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello won the spot for artistic scroll saw work. Very excited to say the least as there was a lot of excellent talent displayed.

08-22-2009 04:29 PM

Home Made Pocket Hole Plugs - 8 replies

Hi everyonel love using pocket hole screws. They are quick, easy to use and make a strong connection. The down side is that you normally can’t use them for exposed work mostly because they are kind of ugly.Well on the latest project that I’m working on (custom closets) there are a few places that I have to use them in an exposed area...

06-17-2009 04:19 PM

New Scrollers group in Richmond, Va - 1 reply

The manager at the Woodcraft store here in Richmond has offered the classroom space at their new location for use as a meeting place for the newly formed River City Scrollers. Anyone interested in joining this group can contact me by PM or e-mail at or 804-897-1180 for more information.

06-10-2009 04:42 PM

Back from the left coast - 3 replies

Hi everyoneMy wife and I just got back from our visit to San Diego to see our son. You may remember that I did an intarsia rendition of the Pebble Beach #7 golf hole for James to hang up in his office. He was very surprised that I had made this piece for him. We had a great time and hope to visit there again next year. We missed the San Diego fa...

05-10-2009 01:34 AM

Harrisonburg,Va.picnic - 6 replies

Hi everyoneWe just got back from the Harrisonburg picnic and have to say we had a great time. We got to see some of the works of other talented scrollers from Va. and elsewhere. Great folks and overall a great time for good fellowship and story swapping. I was honored to come home with the first place ribbon and the best of show ribbon for my In...

04-20-2009 12:13 AM

Pretty good day - 7 replies

Saturday was our first art show of the year where the LOML works at John Tyler Community Collage here in Midlothian,Va. It is an annual event that features all types of artists and is a pretty big thing in this area. Weather was perfect,the crowd was big and was an over-all good day. Sales could have been better but overall we did decent conside...

03-27-2009 02:09 PM

Pics of my shop - 12 replies

Just added a few pics of my shop

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