Factory Cart

This is a factory cart that I made for my in-laws as a Christmas present. The wood is some kind of Pine or Fir that came from 3 shipping pallets. I made it with the idea they would use it outside as a decoration on there ranch. To my surprise they liked it so much that they are using it as a coffee table. Needless to say I was totally stoked.

I used three different finishes on this. I started with a coat of shellac to seal the wood and prevent the stain from blotching. I followed with a coat of stain and then finished with an oil based semi gloss polyurethane.

I found the copper tiles that I inlaid into the sides at Copper Sinks Direct .

Loft Bed

I made this loft bed for my son. It started with 8 sheets of 3/4″ Birch Plywood. I ripped them down into pieces using my Makita Plunge Circular saw and rail guide. A very nice tool for breaking plywood down to smaller pieces and much safer than trying to manhandle a full sheet of plywood through the tablesaw. I used a water based Polyurethane semi-gloss finish.

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Clocks

This is a clock I made for my Mom as a Christmas gift.  I found this plan with the hardware at Klockit.com.  It’s made out of Pine and has a antique oak finish.

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I made this clock for my this clock for my friends Glenn and Michele as a wedding present. It is made from Knotty Pine and has an Antique Cherry finish. I also made a custom face for this clock with their names and wedding date on it.


I made this wall clock for my in-laws. I got the plan for this out of Woodsmith magazine. They are into horses so I made a custom face with the name of their ranch on it and a bucking horse. It is made from Red Oak with a clear poly finish.

Woodbench Cabinet

This is a cabinet I built to go under my Diefenbach Bench. I made it out of Maple and Walnut and used this to try out a couple of different joint types. Unfortunately I did not take any photos of this case after the clear finish was applied and the drawer hardware installed.

Dresser

This is the dresser that I did to go with the nightstands. This case actually ended up going to one of our neighbors. She moved into a new house and it fit perfectly into a nook so we gave it to her.

Oak Bookcase

This is an oak bookcase that I am making for a friend of mine at work. He is a collector and wanted a nice bookcase to keep his some of his books on. The bookcase is 45″ tall by 35 1/2″ wide.

Coffee Table

This is a coffee table that I made for a friend of mine. It is made of pine with a cherry stain. The drawers are full length and open from either side. The pulls are off the shelf that the client chose.

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Pine Nightstand

This is one of a set of nightstands that I made for our house. They are made of Pine with an Antique Oak finish. This is the first piece of furniture I ever made.

It all started with this

This is where it all started. I found the plan for this clock in an issue of Woodsmith Magazine and decided to give it a shot. I ended up making 4 of these clocks and giving them away as gifts.