Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Philly. Restoration

Stunning of my favorite resoration pieces in a long time...

Sunday, November 22, 2009

RvSnr. Table

At home with new chairs.....notice how pretty the curl is on this cherry!

Friday, November 20, 2009

RvSnr. Table

Finished!!! This walnut was fantastic...

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Philly. Restoration

salvaging all the shattered pieces was quite a challenge.Now walnut was shaped and carved to match...

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


Large crack the length of the walnut slab side glued up with hide glue and alligned with cauls....

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Philly. Restoration

How many clamps can you fit on one foot!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Philly. Restoration

Removal of previous restoration work...yikes! Metal brackets and screws DO NOT belong on this piece!!!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Philly. Restoration

What a mess! I have my work cut ou for me on this piece...

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Philly. Restoration

Big cracks,failed finish, missing feet...yikes!

feet in serious trouble....

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

RvSnr. Table

Hand planing edges to prep for glue up...
A glued up panel...

Monday, October 26, 2009

RvSnr. Table

Milled walnut for the top....
Cherry legs complete and ready for

Sunday, October 25, 2009

RvSnr. Table

let the shavings fly!
lots of curls.....

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

RvSnr. Table

lumber milled and mock up

Thursday, October 15, 2009

RvSnr. Table

table "in the rough"

beautiful black walnut and 16/4 curly cherry