Category Archives: Furniture

Spindle turning on my Grandfather’s lathe…

A few years back, my Papa gave me his lathe.  It is an old Craftsman model, and he used it to do all the turnings in his house.  I remember as a kid being very intimidated by it, the noise … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Production Work…

So I’m finally getting started on products for the much talked about Renaissance Faire of the Ozarks.  First on my list is a batch of folding stools.  This is a really neat project and something kind of different than what … Continue reading

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Sweeping up the Holidays…

As of this weekend, the last of the presents have been handed out and our long Holiday season has come to a close.  It was a very busy December for me in the shop between making gifts for friends and … Continue reading

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An Unusual Chair…

This little chair, with three legs and an octagonal seat, was inspired by a 15th century Italian masterpiece, all carvings and inlay… Image from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York While mine is plainer by far, it provides an … Continue reading

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The Aumbry Completed

The completed Aumbry, set up in our hall.  I really like this furniture piece.  It would make a great bookcase, wine cabinet, linen cabinet for a bathroom or bedroom, all sorts of things.  I made it using the standard lumber … Continue reading

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An Aumbry in the rough…

My latest project, an Aumbry.  I’m making this piece to take to a craft show in Ozark, MO, the first weekend of October.  It’s the last bit of furniture on my list for that show.  Then I’ll have a few … Continue reading

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