Category: Projects

  • The threshold with no support…

    On my recovery project in Apple Valley, the back door threshold was loose, and kept making a racket as we walked in and out. When I got to checking it out, I found that the subfloor underneath was rotted away and couldn’t hold it properly, AND, it was undersized. I picked up a new threshold […]

  • The little gas block…

    Every now and then I run into a problem that seems to stump a lot of folks… enter, the gas line that was too low to operate the valve: I got myself a scrap of 2×4, drilled a hole through it from one side, sliced it in half, pre-drilled some screw holes, and put it […]

  • No outlet? No problem!

    My client was talking to me about how he’d like to have his TV in his bedroom mounted up on the wall, but doesn’t want wires hanging down all over the place. He said it couldn’t be done since there wasn’t an outlet and coax jack up high on the wall, only down low on […]

  • Project: Custom Farmhouse Headboard

    This was a fun project for me, and got me back to building custom furniture; something i’ve long enjoyed doing, but haven’t had any need for it lately. My client came to me and presented a picture of a headboard she’d seen online, asking if I could build it (of course I can build it, […]

  • Project: Toolroom

    So here I am in a new place, with new space, but no place to work! No workbench, no tool storage, no shelves…. I was sad. So I started plotting, and made note of the 8′ x 7′ room off the garage here…. It was cluttered, a little messy, but it had potential, and, the […]