Woodworking

I think that if most people looked at our family’s Christmas this year, they would proclaim us horrible failures.  No tree.  No tinsel.  No popcorn strings.  No stockings on our mantle.  No pile of gifts.  No lights on our house.  No →MORE...

Jan 12, 2011
On Sunday afternoon, Donald and my father finished the bed. Johannes Brahms once said that without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.  And if you’ve ever been to IKEA, I’m sure we can agree that the man →MORE...

Jan 10, 2011
I will write about this more extensively later this week, but yesterday my dad and Donald finished the bed they crafted together and moved it into our bedroom.  Even Charlotte’s in love!

Dec 07, 2010
When Donald and I first announced our pregnancy to my father, he immediately offered to help Donald craft a piece of furniture for the baby.  After some time, Donald and I floated the idea of building a bed and a crib →MORE...