The Art Crate Lockers

Over the past month my mind (and workshop) has fissured into a melting pot of tools, projects, class planning and plan ol’ creative fury.  I have nothing to show for my troubles right now.  I have recently completed a “house” style table – craftsman lines with painted accents – and I failed to take pictures of the build process.  At work, students have created walnut-maple boxes, shipping crates, catapults, computer animations, floorplans and straight-edges from yard sticks. Few, if any, pictures. New planer, new jointer in the shop.  You know the drill. I do have pictures of my most recent … Continue reading The Art Crate Lockers

This Week in the Shop: ReUsed Furniture

My co-worker (also a commenter on this blog, see if you can spot him) made these crate/shelving and desk pieces.  I’m thinking of grabbing a few crates myself now… I should have another work sample/update from both work and home shops soon.  In the upcoming week, my first set of progress reports are due, the wife leaves for exotic isles, the school goes to camp, and my sons spend their first night away from both parents.  My plate is full, huh? Continue reading This Week in the Shop: ReUsed Furniture