A Perfect Match

by Josh on December 3, 2009 · 6 comments

in furniture,Projects

Just in time for snow flurries, the adirondack chair in my front yard has finally been united with its match. I kept the design the same from the prototype, though I needed to trace some parts directly from the first chair in order to match them. The only other change that I made was to […]


New Old Front Door

by Josh on June 24, 2009 · 4 comments

in Journal

The contractor who is helping me with my bedroom project came to the job with the usual tools and materials.  But he brought something else that first day, too: an old mission oak front door that had failed to sell at his yard sale.  He offered it to me for free. The door needs some […]


Upstairs Railing

by Josh on January 14, 2006 · 2 comments

in Journal

Mike over at the Foxcroft houseblog is looking for railing examples for his upstairs remodelling project. I responded to his inquiry on the American Bungalow forums to let him know I’d post some photos of the railing in our bungalow as an example. Our railing is nothing particularly special. It is painted (for now) and […]