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White Pine Shelves

White Pine Shelves


Posted By on Mar 27, 2013

Well, I should catch up a bit. The white shelves; Mara had to do most of the work, but I did provide a running commentary. Many thanks to Mara, Marilyn, and Andrew Immer of More Than A Carpenter (FB link here). For pine shelves this job came out rather well, and the time spent milling 1-½ yellow pine down to 1-1/8 sure makes it look a step above the typical ¾ inch thickness. During installation we almost got away with...

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I was only pretending that a broken wrist wouldn't slow me down, what an optimist! While it has not stopped the Painted Shelf job it has slowed things down, way down.  Also, Mara has had to take care of other commitments like our state mandated wildlife management reports, her own work, and since it was decided on the 3rd week that the fracture needed surgery a lot of time was needed to find doctors, price...

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Painted Shelves

Painted Shelves


Posted By on Jan 12, 2013

Here is another CustomMade project, thankfully this one is local and it's not swamped from a Christmas rush so I don't have to deal with missing mail orders, parts deliveries to the wrong address and an ever escalating deadline, not to mention the shipping fees. I gave the customer different options, from veneer core white oak ply and solids to painted 'clear and better' pine. This is to be painted pine. Two variants...

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Small Job via CustomMade.

Small Job via CustomMade.


Posted By on Dec 16, 2012

I did manage to score a small job via CustomMade. I have to say that didn't go as smoothly as anticipated for a couple of reasons. Firstly, the company that I ordered the stainless drip tray sat on the order for 5 days before shipping it, then when tracking said it had been delivered to my location it hadn't. It was lost. Phone calls, emails, driving around the neighborhood ensued but it didn't show up until later that...

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CustomMade.com

CustomMade.com


Posted By on Dec 3, 2012

I thought I'd try out CustomMade, so far no luck, but it certainly has helped in brushing up my bids. And I'm slowly putting up bits of my portfolio on their site.   This is odd looking device is a drip coffee holder, the cones fit on top and the cups below and here it uses a commercial drip tray, aluminum, stainless, and sipo.     Below, a rough sketch for a 5' X 5' painted table that I decided not...

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