Crabtree Woodworks

Custom Wood Furniture / handmade in Wichita, Kansas

Book cases for Sharon , 2


Its been a lot of time between posts due to things happening in our lives. A new Granddaughter and Grand Niece only a  month or so apart. Also other things … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Book Cases for Sharon


 NOTE: Left Click on the Pic to enlarge. When finished click back arrow to go back to page. The Crabtree Woodworks logo will always take you back to home page … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thinking about my next project- Book cases for Sharon


The holidays are over, and my brother and sis in laws bed is done. I will add more pics of it when my brother sends them. So on to the … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Santa uh- I mean Jesus and I were out in my shop this morning


Jesus helped me build a little Lego table for my buddy this morning, you know Santa doesn’t  know anything about carpentry. I will round the corners so the little ones won’t … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

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

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