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Lectern Days 1 & 2

I built an altar and tabernacle stand about five years ago, for the chapel at my church. I was recently asked to design and build a lectern to match. Here … Continue reading

October 22, 2018 · 2 Comments

Garden Trellis – day 2

  I had Erin work on cutting lattice strips to length while I started laying out the seat supports on a cedar panel that I glued up. I printed out … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

Garden Trellis – day 1

Erin has a new project. She is building a garden bench with a trellis over it, as a wedding present for her sister Diana. This is the basic design, that … Continue reading

April 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 6

  I think I have worked out a functional plan for the back. BACK.PDF. The curvy parts were the hard bit to work out. The main back will be a … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 3

I have had a few hours over the last two evenings to get started on the sides of the crib. I haven’t had much time to put a lot of … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 1

My friends are having a baby in a couple of weeks, and they asked me to build them a crib. They sent me a picture of a crib that they … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adam’s desk cabinet – day 1

I don’t know about everybody else’s kids, but mine tend to be pack-rats. It doesn’t really matter what it is, my kids will keep it forever! I have gotten to … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Appalachia mission trip 2015

I just got back from our Youth group’s annual mission trip to Preston County West Virginia. We work with the Summer home repair project, run by the church of Preston … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rob’s Burr puzzle block

It has been a while since Rob has been over to my shop, but he was able to come over last night and he had a new project to work … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Baby sitar build – day 1

I got a new camera for Christmas. It is a Canon PowerShot SX510. It is not the latest and greatest, but it is perfect for my needs documenting my builds. … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

12′ Cherry Conference room table – day 1

I started on my latest church project for St. Peter’s. A 12′ long conference table with a cherry trestle base. Conference table plan.PDF The majority of the base will be … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

My wood tie

I have recently been helping my friends over at Kurtz and Atkins Design carve a new product line, Wood Bow ties. Since I don’t run with the dapper crowd, I figured … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rob’s engagement ring box

I have been rather busy these last few weeks, and I haven’t put up many posts. I have also had a few projects that, for one reason or another, I … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rob’s sofa table – day 1

It has been a while since Rob has been down in the shop, but he has a new project that we got started on this week. He wants a TV table, … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another turkey fan mount

I posted the build and the plans for this about a year ago, when I built one for a co-worker. It has, by far, been my most popular post. I … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Altar cloth and storage cabinets – day 3

I didn’t work in the shop at all last week due to the weather. The ice storm took down the power lines for a couple of days, and it took … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Altar cloth and storage cabinets – day 1

I am starting another project this weekend. Two more cabinets for Saint Joseph’s in Emmitsburg, MD, to match the large storage cabinet that I finished last month. These two cabinets will be … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coin display – day 1

A friend of mine asked me to make her a coin display, that she can give to her husband for Christmas. He travels a lot and collects coins from each … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oak storage cabinet – day 3

As promised in my last post, here are the more detailed plans. Cabinet Sides.PDF I will be unable to fully assemble this cabinet in my shop. It will also be … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oak storage cabinet – day 2

I am finally done dragging my feet on starting this project. I actually started it a few weeks back (breaking down plywood) but I have had other things to do, … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Church Altar and tabernacle stand – day 1

I am starting on two new projects this week. This will be the new altar and tabernacle stand for the daily mass chapel at Saint Peter’s in Libertytown, MD. Here … Continue reading

August 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkey fan mount day-1

I started another project last night. The other two projects are waiting on hardware, so I started one more. I have a co-worker that hunts and likes to mount trophies. … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

My Chisel Plane

I primarily use power tools, but lately, I have been trying to incorporate more hand tools into my wood working. One hand tool that I do not have, that would … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · 2 Comments

Day 1 – Sacristy cabinet

I was asked to build a cabinet that would hold all of the altar cloths for our church. This is day one. Plans are attached to this page for anyone … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

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