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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...

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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...

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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 time looking through these...

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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 self to...

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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 detail is period!                  ...

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New England Secretary Desk – Part 2

    Whenever I do a piece as large and imposing as this Walnut Secretary, I like to break the work down into the major components that join together to make the whole. In this case the Secretary.   The photos are of building the feet for this desk.  At this...

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Est. 1987

Ron Holstrom Furniture Maker

Ron Holstrom

615 West Alcott Ave

Fergus Falls, MN 56537

 

218-736-5156

For me , it is a tradition of fine craftsmanship in wood, that ties to the past and leads to the future.

Ron Holstrom

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