Archive for the ‘Sebastian’s Shop Work’ Category

Sometimes a pile of wood is just meant to be something

September 27, 2011

Our friend Kurt needed a book case built from his lumber. This is what I came up with. There are natural knotches to hang a fire arm in front of the burl above top shelf


There Is Life Without Power Tools!!!

March 17, 2011

Reclaimed Ash and Elm Desk Tables

February 22, 2011

Glen's beautiful scrap wood box. Heart pine, walnut and ash.

February 18, 2011

Before and after. These solid Southern Long-leaf Yellow Pine timbers were columns in a post & beam warehouse. 1 inch dia. holes drilled through the long way control cracking and warping. The columns will be oiled for a very deep old look.

February 18, 2011

Canisius puts the finishing touches on the solid wood columns. A lot of hand scraping went into cleaning these beauties! Can you say "Sore hands and shoulders!"


February 14, 2011

After a bit of numbers crunching, Canisius begins the stair building process with the buffer. We want to maintain the texture and color of the Hemlock.

February 14, 2011

Canisius lines up sringers for the layout template

February 14, 2011

Neatly routered dados for treads, risers and wedges. Notice the difference in the patina face and the newly routered dados!

February 14, 2011

Lower stair section complete

February 14, 2011

The upper section is about 9 feet long