From the Studio — Woodwork

Library Drawer Cab Conversion

Check out this crazy conversion of our severely mis-used vintage library cabinet. With no labels, things just got stuffed (and lost) within it cavernous drawers. As we are fixing up our home office/studio we wanted this thing to do what it was born to do: organize (and look good doin it).

As many good ideas begin, this one started over a heated argument on how to bring this thing back to life. I was ready to...

California Cookie Cutting

For my new line of California Coffee Tables I needed a good standard template that I will use to hand cut many new versions of this design from various types of wood. The original reclaimed version above was a bit too big for many living spaces + I need to maximize how much I can squeeze out of 1 sheet of plywood for more modern looking versions of the design.

I employed a bit of old and new school...

Giant Vintage Wall Display

Had a fun design and display challenge assigned to me by
Found Vintage Rentals in Fullerton. They just moved into a beautiful new warehouse and needed a cool (and utilitarian) display for the many clients that will come.

So here it is before...

And here it is afters...

It's always fun at Found;)

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ReCreation Closing Ceremony @PÄS Gallery

So my first art expo was an adventure and a half! To conclude this chapter of the saga, we're having a TGIF closing fiesta mañana. Come out anytime from 7-10pm @ 223 W Santa Fe Ave Fullerton‎, CA‎ 92832. In the heart of Downtown Fullerton. Tacos, pizza, music and ReFRESHments provided. You bring the good time eh;)

Here's some pics of the expo. I've built plenty of seating;)

Elfin' Around

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house,

Not a creature was stirring--except for 2 crazy parents who decided to make a bunch of gifts this year!

We set aside some time the week before Christmas to make some handmade creations for our kids and familia. But as things go, Honey and I will be burning the midnight oil to get these things done by sun up Christmas day:/ Here's a glimpse at our elvish ways. We will be posting up the finished products...