Saturday, December 29, 2012

Red Oak Craftsman Bookcase Commission (Nov 2012)

Solid hardwood construction
No Fasteners
Mortise and Tenon
Floating Frame and Panel
Home made Slotted Dowels Secure the Top
 w/o sacrificing seasonal wood movement



























Finish Recipes:shellac sealer
boiled linseed oil
shellac sealer
general finishes colonial maple stain
shellac sealer
deft hickory gel stain
shellac sealer
varathane satin polyeurathane x3
synthetic steel wool
pate dugay furniture wax
wool bonnet polished
(+ sanded 320grit between each layer)

Monday, September 17, 2012

Redwood Gates from My Recent Bay Area Jobs

3D Sketchup of Joinery idea to cover end grain and not use any mechanical fasteners.
This is a 4X4 Redwood Gate Frame held together with only wood glue  

fine joinery for gate
4x4 redwood gate built using no mechanical fasteners just glue and custom finger joints

redwood gate joinery
round top redwood gate
Curved top gate w/ Tongue n Groove Redwood facing
Euclid ave, berkeley

Lap Jointed Z Frame

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Update: Pictures of Recent Work...

Drawer front added to existing kitchen island cabinets. Stained to match original cabinetry.
Replacement of Staircase and landing with railings added for safety


Railings 90% finished before it started raining...

Curved front cabinet with detailed reliefs and stunning restored finish
Sketch-up rough-draft of customers bathroom vanity idea
Bathroom vanity idea in spray booth! Pocket screw reinforcement. Frame and panel construction on all 4 sides!
Side panels with mortise and tenon joinery from Bathroom vanity idea...
Bathroom vanity idea coming together...



Pass-thru added to load-bearing wall complete with solid oak table top stained and finished with clear





Berkeley Motorsports @ Gilman ave. On the fly camouflaged detailing + gas meter protection welded together

All new window casing added to naked window

All new stool and apron added to naked window

1 sheet of plywood dresser with ball bearing soft close drawer slides

Sketch-up draft of display stand for stained glass artwork 

Display stand made in solid white oak ammonia fumed finish sealed in clear @ Pt Richmond art collective

FOR SALE in front window of Pt Richmond Art Collective!
Solid wood stick shift nob hand carved and stained with lots of clear

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