The Cost of Doing Business

 I’m sure I don’t have to tell anyone that the past couple of years have been strange. Normally, for me, business is steady during spring and summer. It gets busier in the fall just before the holidays. Then the day after Christmas, work seems to stop until springtime. This has been the trend for years […]

2 x 12 Stool

Making a 3 legged stool is not only a fun project but it will give you the very basics into a craft that is a true art form, chair making. This project is made from a simple 2 x 12 board that can be picked up at any big box store or lumber yard. This […]

Favorite Woodworking Books

Over 20 years ago I wanted to increase my knowledge in woodworking. I was a carpenter, but felt the need to enhance my skill level. Now we did have the internet back then, but the more reliable information was in books. And where better to find books, than the library. The library near me had […]

What is fine furniture?

What is “fine” furniture? If you type that sentence in google, you will find a list of furniture dealers wanting to sell you expensive pieces but no definition. So does that mean expensive furniture is fine furniture? Maybe it’s expensive because the designer or craftsman has a reputation in the fashion world. If that’s the […]