Crabtree Woodworks

Custom Wood Furniture / handmade in Wichita, Kansas

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

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

Flat panel TV stand, 1st coat of oil, finding flubs, scratches and things that need to be fixed


With all the things that life has thrown at me and mine  in the past month, woodworking  has been on the back burner. Its now time to get back into the … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flat panel TV stand Adding the top and making the drawer faces.


I am at the point of building the top and the two drawer faces for my TV stand. I have a small piece of walnut  that is 6″ * 25″ … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Flat panel TV stand (Added corner reeded plinth molding and keystones) Post 5


Have not worked  on the TV stand as much as I would of  liked.  I have gotten all the decorative molding finished. I added Keystones , for better or for … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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