Monthly Archives: September 2011

Heck Yes! We’re in “Heck Yes Craft”

by Andrew Zoellner     Cliff Spencer’s furniture immediately appealed to me. It’s very woody, with clean modern lines and joinery. And, his coffee table not only has a kitty in the picture, but also a copy of our magazine! … Continue reading

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Growth Charts: a new batch in progress for the giving season

We make these from salvaged off-cuts in the shop. Each one is different. They make great gifts for baby showers or any holiday. You can buy them from our online shop at big cartel.

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Vintage Furniture: Reclaimed Wine Wood for Your Custom Projects | CustomMade Blog

Thanks CustomMade.com for the great press! Cliff and Leigh Spencer of Cliff Spencer Furniture Maker work with sustainably harvested and reclaimed wood to create beautiful pieces like these wine oak modular cubes. Wine Oak Modular Cubes by Cliff Spencer Furniture … Continue reading

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Fun with Finishes

We have been having fun with finishes in the shop this week. Here us milk paint on a salvaged bookcase. We salvaged it from a furniture graveyard. We also have been using dye stains and Woca oils. We refinished and … Continue reading

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Art Mere, Art Pere, encore

We will be donating to Art Mere, Art Pere again this year. Last year the event brought over $100,000 for cancer research. The wine oak cubes we donated were a (very) small portion of that. Pieces by Shepard Fairey, Greg … Continue reading

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