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Bamboo laptop case

I saw one of these case made by Silva Ltd. and had to have one…..So I made it myself.  Made from solid bamboo flooring, finished with wipe on poly, felt lined, and hand cut leather strap with snaps. Advertisements

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Picture frames…

I have always loved the artwork of Norman Rockwell and was pretty excited to build frames for 4 of his prints. The first 3 are made with old barn wood with the sides painted black.  The first one has the … Continue reading

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RV parts installed…

Finally, the large cup holders showed up in the mail.  Drilled the holes and had them installed within the hour.  Here are the pics.

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Next project up… RV accessories

A friend of mine just bought a RV and needed a few things done to it, and I was lucky enough to get the call. The old center console. The old arm rests with pleather covering and cracked plastic trim. … Continue reading

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Cigar Humidor…Part 3….finally!

Got it all sanded and the cedar lining in place, added hinges, and finally 6 coats of clear lacquer. It closes smooth and makes a nice air tight seal.   Yes, there are gaps in the cedar lining, it is … Continue reading

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Cigar Humidor….Part 2

More progress on the Cigar humidor. Here is the box all glued up with 1/4″ maple edge banding. Got the lid cut off and the cedar lining mocked up.

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Cigar Humidor…Part 1

Started on the cigar humidor today.  Got the African Paduak cut up, glued up, and planed down.  The orange dust from this was a mess and turned everything a reddish/orange…including my clothes, and made me look like I had a … Continue reading

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