The First Bookcase

December 31, 2010

I have a new project.  Well, its been on the list for a while, but I’m just now working on it.  Again, less just now, and more for the last two months.  I’ve been so wrapped up in this project that I haven’t had time to write about it.  But Liz and I have taken […]


A Bar To Come Home To

December 15, 2010

When Liz and I first bought our house, it included a wonderfully horrid attempt at a wet bar in the basement.  I’m sure that who ever built it thought it was beautiful (much like how all parents think their babies are beautiful).  It had some absolutely stunning bead board from the local home center plastered […]


Sanding away my sanity

July 25, 2010

So here I am, and what you see here is my curse.  My desire to make pretty things.  Somewhere early on I decided to make 30 centerpieces for our wedding.  I stuck with it through all the questioning, and debating on if it and the cakes were a good idea.  I must admit that a […]


A standing problem

June 28, 2010

For those who have been talking to us about the wedding, they are probably aware that we are working on a couple of custom projects for the wedding. My primary, and mostly only project for the wedding is custom cake stands. We loved the idea of a cake on every table, with lots of variety, […]