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    very large trestle table

    I've built a dozen trestle tables over the years but never anything as large as this and my main concern is making this 16 ft by 4 ft top from solid red oak becvause it will weigh SO MUCH!!!. He...
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    I'll be right over :D

    I'll be right over :D
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    Stainless Steel Kitchen Doors

    I have never used stainless steel kitchen doors or drawer fronts on any of my cabinetry before.
    My client had found a metal shelf unit she fell in love with. She wanted us to make a set of base...
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    Interior Design for Bedrooms

    Built-in wall units go a long ways towards establishing the interior design for bedrooms. They can be custom built to make perfect storage for peoples wardrobes as well as create a spot for the TV...
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    Antique Home Bar Design

    We have come up with quite a few small home bar designs over the last 30 years but this client asked us to come up with a rich, classic look for their ancient (230 year old), two story stone house....
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    Bathroom Vanity Designs

    The general contractor brought us in to create a double sink vanity in a new addition he built for this couples home. The original house was over 200 yrs old so we designed cabinetry with wider...
  7. Traditional White Kitchens - Hand Made Details

    Kitchens can be made in just as many styles as furniture and interior designs come in. Our shop has made kitchens using thick, 'Old World' details as well as designing them with clean, minimal...
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    Best Kitchen Designs

    This kitchen stands out because its design is somewhat unique. We have built quite a few over the years but this was nicely different. My son & I made it in our shop, with our own hands so I know...
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    thanks, Bob

    thanks, Bob
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    pretty sure this was 3 hundred and small change /...

    pretty sure this was 3 hundred and small change / has everything / not worth building it yourself unless it was for yourself and you were 'into it' (lord knows, I've done a lot of that over the years)
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    Inca (or some name like that) has been makin'...

    Inca (or some name like that) has been makin' them for a long time & they're expensive / a few other competitors now and the numbers have gotten reduced considerably / not just for the wealthy...
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    Custom Pop Up TV Cabinets

    A client of ours was interested in our making a king sized bed for him, from whose footboard a TV rose.
    He liked the surface texture and color of aged wood so we took him to a reclaimed lumber...
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    Wooden Staircase Designs - Remodel

    We have been slowly remodeling the woodwork (one project at a time) in their home to reflect Mission style architecture. The look of a staircase's newel post is very important when thinking about...
  14. Home Library Furniture Custom Bookshelves and Storage

    Creating a custom made library that perfectly takes advantage of the available wall space in a rooms interior is what a custom cabinet maker does. It is furniture that is custom shaped & sized for a...
  15. Decorative Interior Wall Panels - Wainscot

    There are all kinds of decorative interior wall panels that can be bought in large, thin sheets and glued to the walls of a room... but historically, the richest and most classic of wall...
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    Custom Stereo Components Cabinet

    He was an audiophile. In their finished attic is where he had kept all his stereo equipment. They were about gut that entire room and we would build a walk-in dressing room for them… so they also...
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    Stair Landing Display Cabinets

    Our client had a stairwell running up through the center of his house. On one of the landings, he had a wall with 22 of unused (depth) space behind it and wanted display cabinets sunk into the wall....
  18. I used a spline joint with elongated peg holes...

    I used a spline joint with elongated peg holes (thru the spine) / Here's the video I made..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BpL0hEZzuI
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    Murphy Bed Made and Installed

    He had just bought a high-end townhouse overlooking the Hudson River. He wanted to have a foldaway bed (Murphy Bed) in the guest room.
    A niche existed in the wall already so I had to determine...
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    A Hand Made Kitchen

    My eldest son now does carpentry & construction with a good outfit but he learned his woodworking skills as a cabinetmaker in our shop. They got a job redoing a kitchen six months back & he used our...
  21. Designing a Mission Style Fireplace Mantle

    They had a mantle made by the carpenters who trimmed out their place a number of years back. It was essentially three boards with molding applied to the face & a shelf. Like many facades, it lacked...
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    Building and Installing Wainscot

    The house was over a hundred years old and was situated in a very up-scale neighborhood. Any investment in a good quality, home improvement was a wise one.


    Their dining room & foyer, staircase &...
  23. Making a Sunroom (From a Screened-in Porch)

    I've written here before about creating removable wall screens for our porch. My wife enjoyed that screened-in spot so much she eventually asked if we could create a wall of glass so we could enjoy...
  24. installing a decorative border in an existing wood floor

    a client wants us to create a 1" wide contrasting wood band about a foot from a small room's walls, running the perimeter of the room... in their existing oak floor / can I use a guided router and...
  25. Natural Flitch Walnut Dining Table (How to Make a)

    When she was young, her father made a small coffee table from a natural edged plank he'd found.. She asked me whether I could make something similar, but larger, to seat six. Her dining room was...
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