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Fireplace Complete!

As always I intended to put up some process shots as I went but again I just never got around to sitting down at the computer.  Maybe its because I spend so much time in front of a computer.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Phase One of Fireplace

Phase One is complete and there will be a hiatus before I can get to the marquetry at the top of the panel.  Lots of other priorities, including 1) vacation, 2) work, 3) prep for an upcoming presentation for Cincinnati … Continue reading

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I hate my fireplace

When we bought this house nearly eight years ago, I knew I hated this fireplace.  It was poorly executed.  The brick work is pretty poor, with chipped bricks along the edges.  The insert is OK and certainly does heat the room.  The … Continue reading

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Ambry on Stand – Part 5

With the major construction on the cabinet portion complete, it was time to get to work on the stand.  After all, this can’t very well be an ambry on stand without the stand part. The challenge of this part is the … Continue reading

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I’m back….

I couldn’t keep a diary either.  Life gets in the way. Since my last post I’ve completed two legitimate projects.  I’ll show finished photos below.  I was working on some self-imposed deadlines, so I tended to work and not document … Continue reading

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Table for Tammy

With the dust settled from the clock and the shop cleaned up there was one project I needed to do before starting on house and yard work for the spring.  My daughter has long complained about the bedside table arrangements … Continue reading

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A small distraction

Since it’s “that time of year” I ended up making a small gift.  Our street has a Christmas party every year and there’s a “Yankee gift exchange” at the end of the evening.  Somehow a few years ago I found myself making … Continue reading

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