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Geoff Mc Gowan

Loss of a Patron/Penpal

Posted Jul 07, 2021

Geoff McGowan, woodworker and jounalist, ordered a chair for his home in Australia in 2003. He became a friend and correspondent

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Texas Handmade Furniture

Posted Mar 04, 2020

Lonn Taylor's book on the subject has been an inspiration.

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Austin laying out pecan rockers

Pecan Special Editions

Posted Sep 16, 2017

As part of our celebration of 25 years of rocker making, we are making some pecan rockers.

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Gary and acquaintance at the Furniture Society Conference

The Furniture Society Conference

Posted Jul 26, 2016

Attending the Furniture Society's "Craft-Facturing" Conference.

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mahogany rocking chair seat, overhead view

Mahogany Recovered

Posted Mar 22, 2016

We use mahogany from well-managed forests.

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A Natural History of Trees

Posted Jan 28, 2016

An homage and testimony to trees...and wood.

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drawing of curved bench, overhead view

National Pi Day

Posted Mar 20, 2015

Formulas with pi are essential to design and precision.

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Aaron sawing through tenons flush

Shoes to Fill

Posted May 03, 2014

We miss Aaron Jones, first class craftsman, good friend.

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Christian Boisseau Wp

A Fine Woodworker in France

Posted Nov 01, 2013

We were welcomed by Christian Boisseau.

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Bela carving a star

Bela Weeks' First Carving

Posted Feb 11, 2013

Bela Weeks carved a star at the company bench.

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