Crabtree Woodworks

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Making a queen size bed into a king (foot board panels) #3

Finally got the panels in the foot board. I Just put a clear coat over the whole thing so later this weekend  I can buff it out .  This will … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Making a queen size bed into a king (foot board panels) #2

Happy Thanksgiving 2013 to all my friends and blog followers. My wife is working today so we will celebrate thanksgiving later this evening. Have not written a post in a … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Making a queen size bed into a king (foot board panels)

This is starting out as a fun project,  My brother Mike and my sweet sis in law Nancy have a beautiful Victorian bedroom suit they purchased several years ago that … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Porch Railing is finished

Its Labor Day , a good day to finish our porch railing. I still have to assemble and turn more posts for the stairs up to the porch. I will … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · 6 Comments

Building porch railing

Now that all the post newels for our porch are  finished. Its time to build the railing. My son Matt took apart a deck or something from one of his … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turning my own Porch newel posts -post 5

I have started the next batch of porch posts. This time I am using my Skew chisel. This chisel makes it much easier to keep the diameter of the post … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turning my own porch newel posts – part 4

Had a chance to put a porch rail section together today. It’s been slow going but I am starting to see the end.  I have bought enough pine for 30 … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turning my own porch newel posts – blog post 3

Well next week is the forth of July, middle of the year and our porch is still without railing. I am very close to having all the newel posts made. … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flat Panel TV stand is done!!!!

Finally finished the TV stand I have been working on. My brother , thanks Mike , helped me lug it downstairs. Its pretty heavy. Here is a pic of what … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Flat Panel TV stand clear coats

Starting  the clear coating on  my TV stand today. The humidity makes it a bit sticky but overall its looking pretty good. About three coats and a good waxing should … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

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