Monthly Archives: February 2013

Houzz Discoveries

Don’t you love when you find yourself on the internet – not the photos of you hanging upside down drinking shots at that bar in Mexico while in college – good stuff, like shout outs for good work, seeing you … Continue reading

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Yard to Table: Eucalyptus Dining Table

There are a lot of eucalyptus trees in Los Angeles. They are not native to the area, but they grow in many places and they grow very large. The size can become a liability, as they also tend to fall … Continue reading

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Bamboo Cabinets in Santa Monica

It is pretty amazing when months of labor finally results in just a few photos of cabinets. This house was a lot of work — sorting out the design details, building, finishing and installing.  

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Redwood Table and Chairs at Home

You may remember my posting about this redwood table and bench while it was in the wood shop and ready to go. We used one HUGE, salvaged redwood slab for the table top, the bench seats and top trim. I … Continue reading

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Salvaged Red Alder Benches in an Outdoor Garden

I finally had a chance to photograph this home in Santa Monica, several years after it was completed. It is a modern house with an indoor/outdoor feel. We designed some salvaged wood benches for a sitting area around a beautiful … Continue reading

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Walnut Bureau

Still sorting through these photos and trying writing the description for the website. What words would you use to describe it? This piece recently left the shop, headed for Pasadena. The designer came to us with photos of elements he … Continue reading

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CSFM at CAFAM

If you aren’t the type for online shopping, and our shop is too far west of the 405 for you, you can see and buy some of our favorite gift items at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, CAFAM. The new … Continue reading

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Jens Risom Table Refinish

This gorgeous mid-century modern table came into the shop for refinishing. It’s a circular coffee table that rotates, lazy susan style. There was a water damage on the top and lots of chipping. The client chose not to re-stain to … Continue reading

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Making is Fun!

 

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Third Grade Visits the Shop

We had a classroom of third graders from a local elementary school visit the shop on Friday. Their curriculum is very progressive in that in integrates woodworking as part of the regular program. They had lots of questions and ideas. … Continue reading

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