|Each Piece is inspired by a Story
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|The Enjoyment of Woodworking
Park the car in the drive way, clean out the garage, get the tools out, get a set of plans, a cup of coffee and enjoy a day in the
shop ! Woodworking is a gratifying hobby, passion and profession of mine I've enjoyed for 20 years. As woodworkers we earn a
sense of accomplishment when we take a project from a sketching, to hand-picking the lumber, ripping and shaping the material,
assembling the project, then applying the right finish. Every step of the way our efforts show the pride which our piece is built
with. From an easy to build project to a tough project we develop, learn and grow as woodworkers. Whether you're a beginner or
an advanced woodworker, detailed plans are an essential part when building any project.
It's always gratifying and exciting when you start and complete a new project, especially when you give it as a gift and the see the
enjoyment it brings. Birthdays and Holidays are always right around the corner and there is no greater pride than the enjoyment
your piece is a Cherished Heirloom. Whether I'm building a piece for a client, friend or for family I am always looking forward to
time in the shop ! Woodworking is a fun hobby to learn, teach and pass on ! So learn it and pass it on !
Happy & Safe Woodworking !
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Over 20 years of woodworking I've had fun and I am still having fun woodworking. I've built some pretty cool projects for family,
friends and customers. With a few tools, table saw, scroll saw and a router with a few bits I began building various projects. It
wasn't long before I had request to build one of a kind projects and earn some extra money ! Over the years I gained experience
and upgraded my table saw and added a couple of tools, a planer and joiner. The request never stop coming in and I always look
forward to new projects.
The design idea for this Renaissance Statue Stand is based upon a piece which I had previously
built for a customer who wanted a Stand to display a bust of Augustus. Augustus was the first
Emperor of Rome. Augustus set the standards for the later Emperors to follow. Finding Rome in
brick, Augustus left Rome "clothed in marble." I began studying the proportions and ratios the
ancient Greeks and Romans used to build their temples and other important buildings. Reading
the works of Vitruvius, Palodio and other ancient architects I designed and built a piece for the
customer. I liked the piece so well, I designed and built this piece for myself, making some
changes to ensure the originality of the customers piece. I finished the piece with a liquid statin
followed by 4 coats of gel stain and 6 coats of an amber shellac.
This piece was inspired by a Roycroft Magazine Stand. A customer had seen a Roycroft Magazine
Stand and asked if I could build the piece but change the dimensions. The Roycroft piece was built
from quarter sawn oak and thats what the customer wanted as well. I finished the piece with a base
original Roycroft piece had sold for nearly $40,000 at auction. The Roycroft piece has been copied
numerous times by woodworders, it's a great piece to build. I enjoyed building the piece and the
customer was very happy and excited to receive his new piece !
Victorian Wall Rack
I built a set of these Victorian Wall Racks for my sister as a Valentines Day gift. The one thing I love
about building Wall Racks is when people come to visit they always ask Where did you get that ?
Wall Racks are great for displaying knick knacks, collectibles and other items and add appeal to a
room. I built these pieces from salvaged wood which I had gotten free ! I finished th pieces with a
dark color of liquid stain with 6 coats of a clear shellac followed by 6 coats of a dark gel stain. I've
built them in various styles and sizes. Wall Racks are one of my favorite pieces I enjoy building. Any
chance I get to build one I do.
Another good thing about woodworking is the ability to build great projects like cabinets. I built the
partition, cabinet that goes above the refrigerator and the pantry on the right. All 3 pieces were 30"
deep. The bottom part of the pantry is a trash bend while the upper part has pull out drawers for
easy access. The best part about building these pieces was applying the finish. I applied a base
coat of liquid stain followed by 6 coats a clear shellac followed by 10 coats of 3 different colors of gel
stain. The doors and fronts are solid Cherry and the sides and back are Cherry plywood. The right
side of the pantry has panels of solid Cherry as well. The customer preferred that I did not use any
particle board, composition board or any other material other than Cherry. The gratifying part is the
home owners are happy and excited with there new pieces.
When I was approached about building a pair of Guitar Necks I quickly accepted the challenge.
over came. For the most part Guitar Necks are a fun build and make a great project ! I am looking
forward to building a complete Guitar and even winding and building the pick ups. Though they
do take some practice and experience, you quickly gain those along the way.
Plan Sizes & Costs.
18" x 24" - $ 9.50
24" x 36" - $ 10.50
30" x 36" - $ 11.50
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