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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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Reclaimed Heart Pine Farmhouse Table – DIY – Part 5 – Final Assembly

Part 1 – Milling Old Lumber Part 2 – Glue Up – Bread Board Ends Part 3 – Butterfly Joinery – Prepping the Legs Part 4 – Mortise and Tenon Joints – Understructure Part 5 – Final Assembly It’s taken three … Continue reading

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