Author Archives: Reinhardt
One of the projects currently in the studio this week is a live edge black walnut table. So how did Grandpa glue a 90 inch long joint? With a spring joint of course. Surprisingly simple, incredibly strong.
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I will be placing my order today!
Currently working on restoration of a vintage dresser for a client. A tell tale sign dating this gem are the plane tracks on the bottom of the drawers and dust panels. Just like the original craftsman, a replacement panel is … Continue reading
Disturbing story last night on 60 minutes. If you missed it check out their web site. The scary part for me was when they went under cover into the Chinese factories and the Chinese managers admitted their products were mislabeled. … Continue reading
Two photos of the walnut break front. This built in features sap wood accents, marble top to the base cabinet and seeded textured glass incorporated into the upper unit.
The top to this piece was in need a a complete restoration after years of use and exposure to the sun and atmospheric conditions. After removing the finish (top only) the wood was bleached, and then dye stains were used … Continue reading
“This baseball represents one of those rare moments in life when a dream becomes reality. It is the first pitch I threw in my Major League debut. A moment I would trade for nothing in the world. A moment that … Continue reading
The focus this week has been restoration of a vintage French bench. Several parts were missing, so bring out the hand tools and voila. Photo on right shows the replacement part installed and the original that was removed from the … Continue reading