I arose to SNOW this morning in Wexford- an extremely unusual event. They have been talking about the “Beast from the East” all week- storm from Siberia coming west across Europe and then this weekend ii’s Storm Emma’s turn from the Bay of Biscay. But it is soo cold here about 27 Degrees F, the rain from… Read More AM I THE BAD GUY HERE?
John is a professional joiner/carpenter. He uses learned skills from a professional trade school in England as a young man…so when he makes furniture he does not use nails…he mainly uses joinery–the joining together of a piece of wood within another piece of the wood- a joint. Screws are also used in his furniture making, but… Read More JOINERY TUTORIAL Why it cost so much to ship our furniture
We made this table 6 ft dining table with bench a while ago. I have loved watching the new blog for General Finishes…some beautiful wood furniture on there. We used their stain on this table…I think that is why it looks so rich It has a real deep rich walnut finish and I just love… Read More Love the Finish
You just never know….some times a disaster turns into something good. As you know, John has been making furniture for a few years, while most of our sales have been on ETSY , we have had our furniture in local shops. Our last experience did not bode well. We had a big blow up with… Read More THE BEFORE OR AFTER? WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Newly revamped tables for offer. Both made of solid oak and set into vintage treadle sewing machines. First is a 30 inch tall side table with a three drawer top cabinet and center drawer- chrome pulls. Table has been hand stained with dark brown mission oak stain and the black and gold Singer cast iron… Read More NEW TABLES – what style are they ?