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Gary drying finish samples for test

Testing to Find the Best Oil Finish

Posted Jan 07, 2017

We tested 10 oil finishes to find the most water resistant.

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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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the Blanco River bank after the flood

The Blanco River Flood of May 24, 2015

Posted Jun 04, 2015

Our river rose 40 feet.

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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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