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Custom Tables

Custom Tables
I built this small breakfast table out of a material called wenge (win-gee).  Certainly not a cheap (or easy to get) material.  In my case, I had it in the attic for quite a while, and wanted to make something big, since most people only make small things out of it. Ok, so it isn’t likely that you have a bunch... Read More

Semi- exotic, but still precious.

Semi- exotic, but still precious.
Yes, walnut is a semi-exotic species, but it was so much more… In this case, this wood had some family connection, as the tree had grown on family land.  More than just some old tree, this walnut was likely a prized tree of the family Patriarch, and when it came down, each of his adult grandchildren received a box made from... Read More

Is exotic material in your future?

Is exotic material in your future?
Getting my hands on exotic material is not something that happens every day, so when I see it, I try to get it.  Small bits are never trash or “leftovers” after a project.  Those tiny bits may just be lucky enough to become inlay, or legs for a small keepsake box.  In this case, a one of a kind, exotic material... Read More