Oak & Maple Slab Bench

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

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A friend from college asked me a while back if I could build him and his fiance a bench for their porch.  “Maybe 4-5 people” he said, and small enough to fit in a little back porch area, and be moved inside during the winters.  Not too steep of a challenge, and he was so […]

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Custom Benches (Doriss Design Workshoppe)

Monday, July 17th, 2017

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I spent about a year and a half working nearly full-time at Doriss Design Workshoppe, a cabinetry/furniture/millwork shop in South Boston.  It was a great low-key work environment, with all kinds of different an interesting projects coming in and out, and I learned a bunch about cabinetmaking, furniture fabrication, and some welding and spray finishing […]

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Bench

Monday, January 6th, 2014

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Well this one’s been a long time coming.  Not the greatest, but it’s done.  That was all I really wanted out of it anyway.  From the timberframe barn a few summers ago I snagged some scrap lumber, milled it down pretty primitively with chainsaw and circular saw into slabs and strips, and came out with […]

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