Category Archives: Cabinetry

Category: Cabinetry


Taking the Red Out of Mahogany

Taking the Red Out My Client likes the grain of mahogany a lot and wants to use it for their new cabinetry, but they want the color to match their floors and mahogany is just a little too red. They want the wood to be less red, but they don’t want it d

Baseboard Heat Concealed in Window Seat

They offer a cozy feel and they provide a great place to sit obviously, but they can also provide a lot of storage as well.

Secret Bookcase Door - Open

Just Like in the Movies Who wouldn’t want one of these? Behind the bookcase , the perfect place to conduct all your secret experiments. I have made several of these over the years. They work well and are one of my most fun projects.

Rustic Pine Shelving in Master Closet

Changing the Builders tired Flake Board Shelving for Something Unique and Wonderful. Rustic Pine Custom Cabinetry and Shelving.

Creating a Rustic Pine Finish

My current project is a lot of fun. I am making shelving and cabinetry for a walk-in master closet. The fun part is in the finish. My client has chosen to have the work done in pine, with a rustic, old barn look. The wood will look old, and worn; but i

This is not just an awesome feat of craftsmanship, it is also an awesome feat of 18th century engineering.

2 Pieces in Natural Cherry

What Color is Natural Cherry, really? Lately I am getting questions on my site asking what color is natural cherry? The short answer is, it depends. Part of the confusion comes from the fact that natural cherry is less common than stained cherry, and p

Dividers for Jewelry Drawers

I recently made a jewelry cabinet with 9 drawers, the drawers have a velvet bottom and several of the drawers will have a number of dividers. Very practical and a lot of fun to make. Here is how. first cut I chose a regular carbide saw blade for the wo

Most of my work incorporates mouldings. I love the rich detail they add. Often I need to make my own because the selection available for sale is so limited, especially in hardwood. I buy my lumber in the rough, it is dried in a kiln,but not smoothed or

This cabinetry is made in knotty Alder, a common wood on the west coast. My client wanted some nice display shelves, as well as some pullout storage. Also as seen in the second photo,  I needed to conceal a large return air duct for the heat syste