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Vintage White Sewing Machine In a Martha Washington Cabinet – Updated after Reader Input

Martha Washington Cabinet Sewing Machine lettering

I recently received an inquiry from a research editor about a post I wrote last year and referenced below. John had refurbished a Martha Washington sewing machine cabinet and I provided a little information about that Vintage White sewing machine and cabinet in the post. The reader, from Jen Reviews, also sent me a link … Read more

How Gold Leaf Paint gave Me an Insight into using Tough Coat Finish

While going over my email inbox this morning, I found an article that hit close to home. A new blog I found titled Tracey’s Fancy pictured an antique wood cabinet she made over. I recently found this website when I was thumbing through Instagram. The design on the front was very sharp- an art deco … Read more

BOXWOOD TABLE AND A COLOR LESSON

Hi guys, I told you I would show you the finished coffee table and picture frames I painted in Boxwood green.  In a past posting, I shared with you the old yellow oak oversized coffee table in the downstairs family room that needed a makeover. I loved the look of the table but hated that … Read more

Hidden Dangers in a Woodworking Shop

Everyone is aware of the many dangers in woodworking. You think of saws and sharp tools and so you naturally think cuts and blood.  You might also expect bangs and bruises from hammers and such. Now, these are all hazards in woodworking. John has lost the tippy tip of many of his fingers and even … Read more

BUBINGA AND PADUCK, Just Two Exotic Woods

BUBINGA AND PADUCK

As you know, John started a wood box product to his line of handcrafted woodcraft. The boxes are constructed using exotic hardwoods incorporating professional joinery techniques and completed with a multi-layer sealed fine furniture finish.  John made the first grouping using oak, poplar, and walnut. The boxes were large three drawer jewelry boxes. Since then … Read more