Category Archives: Woodworking

Custom Wood Insignia – Paralee and Aaron’s Wedding – Curly Maple – DIY

Our friends Paralee and Aaron got married last week in one of the coolest wedding ceremonies we’ve had the privilege of attending. They literally got married on a mountain, inviting their guests to ride the ski lift at Arapahoe Basin, Colorado to the … Continue reading

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Fixing Up an Old Cigar Table – Part 2 – Sanding Spindles, Reassembly, and Fabrication

As I mentioned in the last post, the spindles of this table, its legs for those of you at home, were quite tricky to sand. My trusty Dewalt palm sander did a phenomenal job removing the old paint and previous … Continue reading

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Fixing Up an Old Cigar Table – Part 1

One of my coworkers asked me to check out this old table that has sentimental value for her family. It has been repainted at some point and the screws holding everything together were loose or missing. Originally, she just asked … Continue reading

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