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Timeless Styles and Traditions

Whimsical Pebble Art

I started collecting stones as a small child.  When I got older, it was something I shared with my mother.  After I married, I traveled across the country with my husband for his work.  Every time I went someplace new, I got a stone and bought it home. She kept those stones on a bookcase … Read more

BOXWOOD TABLE AND A COLOR LESSON

Hi guys, I told you I would show you the finished coffee table and picture frames I painted in Boxwood green.  In a past posting, I shared with you the old yellow oak oversized coffee table in the downstairs family room that needed a makeover. I loved the look of the table but hated that … Read more

ANTIQUE PICKING IN OHIO

A few months ago I shared our favorite antique/junk picking site in Ireland.  In Ireland it is not called picking, it’s called have a root around :). I will have to show you that post but sadly, I was just told that the entire barn of antiques burned down in mid June.  Such a tragedy. … Read more

Hidden Dangers in a Woodworking Shop

Everyone is aware of the many dangers in woodworking. You think of saws and sharp tools and so you naturally think cuts and blood.  You might also expect bangs and bruises from hammers and such. Now, these are all hazards in woodworking. John has lost the tippy tip of many of his fingers and even … Read more

BUBINGA AND PADUCK, Just Two Exotic Woods

BUBINGA AND PADUCK

As you know, John started a wood box product to his line of handcrafted woodcraft. The boxes are constructed using exotic hardwoods incorporating professional joinery techniques and completed with a multi-layer sealed fine furniture finish.  John made the first grouping using oak, poplar, and walnut. The boxes were large three drawer jewelry boxes. Since then … Read more