I acquired this desk through a friend and I just knew it was asking to be special (and for those raised eyebrows, no-I don't hear voices- but the furniture does have a way of communicating with you if you are willing to listen). The desk is very heavy and extremely well-constructed. What better transformation than to… Continue reading How I Transformed a Desk into a Kitchen Island
You build lanterns!! When you do as many projects as I do, you end up with scrap wood. A LOT of scrap wood. If I'm not careful, I can become overrun with these little treasures. When I get to the point where I need to reduce my stash, I create projects where I can use… Continue reading What do you do when life hands you scraps?
A lot of companies are renewing their focus on employee health and wellness. In addition to offering health coaching and insurance incentives, many companies are recognizing the value and benefit in recreational team building. What better way to encourage a little fun and stress relief than CORNHOLE!!! Cornhole boards are simple to construct and can… Continue reading How to relieve stress, team build and have fun in one simple step!
A recent overhaul of our living room left us with an awkward space in the corner by the sofa. We looked around at our favorite stores, and even at the thrift shop for a diamond in the rough. Nothing quite fit the size, style and finish that we were looking for. You see where this… Continue reading The Perfect Side Table
I had to wait a couple of months before gaining the perspective to post this makeover. You see, it was supposed to be a very simple paint job. The table was already painted the color that the client wanted but was showing some wear and tear. She wanted it repainted in the same color and… Continue reading Plan K
I was recently hired by Dave and Lesley Shade from At Attention Dog Training in King of Prussia to help complete their military-based dog training facility. I normally work on one or two pieces for a client within their decor and was so excited to be a part of building an entire brand for this… Continue reading At Attention
I client recently asked me to build a cabinet to house a vintage stereo system, including two large speakers, a receiver and a CD player. I got to work on measuring dimensions and designing their cabinet. Since the overall dimensions would be 32" wide, 21" deep and 46" high, I decided to build the sides… Continue reading New Home for a Vintage Stereo
I'm so excited to have the opportunity to showcase examples of my work at the Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce. During the month of July, I have several pieces on display at the Chamber office. If you are interested in seeing these items in person, you can stop by the Chamber at 152 E. High St.,… Continue reading Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce Display
As many of you know, I have a tendency to "save" things. My favorite quote is "It's not hoarding if your stuff is cool". I had this round frame from an old clock and had been moving it around my workshop for well over a year, and yet it was always in the way. Being… Continue reading A Gentle Reminder
Do you have a room that looks like this? It's most likely the room where the family gathers to relax and watch TV, but it ends up looking like a giant nest of pillows and blankets. This room in my house was really working my nerves, but I was struggling to find a solution that… Continue reading Blanket Rack