“Time” for something new

“Time” for something new

We’ve been busy working on a lot of smaller, miscellaneous items. Kind of looking for a couple of new products to pursue. One of the things we’ve been working with is pallet wood. It’s very easy to get and when planed and sanded it looks 

Squirrel feeder

Squirrel feeder

We have a huge oak tree at the back of our property, and it is dropping acorns pretty heavy right now. My grandson thought we should gather some acorns for the squirrels. Made sense to make a feeder to put them in. I didn’t have 

Designing a kitchen chair –  video

Designing a kitchen chair – video

OK, a chair shouldn’t be too hard to build, and honestly they really aren’t. But key is making one that you actually like, and think that others will actually like. And most of the design plans and ideas I saw online, well, I really didn’t 

Our first bed!

Our first bed!

So at this time of year, we are starting to look at doing more interior types of products, as the outdoor furniture lines are slowing down. I guess you have to adapt, right? We decided to do a basic full size bed with a headboard, 

Square chair project

Square chair project

So, we saw something like this online and figured we’d take a shot at it. Nothing overly fancy, but it has a nice, simple look that works very well. Like other test products, we used some odds and ends lumber we had to give it 

Some junk wood, some stain …. what will happen?

Some junk wood, some stain …. what will happen?

So, this experiment is to try to use some junk wook we have sitting around. It never fails that when you’re dealing with wood, you’ll get some pieces that aren’t much good for anything. Or, are they…? I’m hoping that, when this is finished, it