Custom Shaker Bedroom Set Finished!

Custom Shaker Bedroom Set Finished!

  Back in December I shared a couple photos with you of a shaker bedroom set that I was commissioned to build. It has been done and delivered to its new home for a few months now. I am somewhat tardy at this blog thing – not my favorite! This project was begun at a...
A Story Behind a Shaker Dresser

A Story Behind a Shaker Dresser

This photo of the corner of a Shaker dresser is not too inspiring. Correct, or is it? A long ago volume not often read, titled, “ The Workmanship of Risk by David Pye”, delves into art and craft. This book does not have to be applied just to woodwork. The question...
Northern Minnesota Home – Part 2

Northern Minnesota Home – Part 2

This is Part 2 of the blog post on this project– (In case you missed here is the link to  Part 1 ) This ‘Northwoods’ home is a new home, but designed to have the look and feel of a home of the later 1800’s – early 1900’s. Take some...
Platform Bed

Platform Bed

    I recently took some time off from the Colonial Secretary task , to build a very contemporary platform bed. It was a nice diversion! This bed even though it is of a simple design has to be done well – To Look Right. The Rift Sawn Red Oak lends it...
Northwoods Home – Part 1

Northwoods Home – Part 1

This ‘Northwoods’ home is a new home, but designed to have the look and feel of a home of the later 1800’s – early 1900’s. Take some time looking through these photos…you will feel like you have stepped back in time!  Every single...

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