Patina Reflections


Returning to wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.

Corner Cabinet Doors Hung

The Corner cabinet attached to the top right unit above the sink is shown in this photo.  This view really shows off Judy’s choice of glass that was used in the door. Earlier today I hung the new solid door […]

The Corner Cabinet

My current project involves reworking our home’s cabinets that are original back to 1981.  The current look is extremely dated and not great quality.  Part one of the renovation had been to tear out a set of cabinets hanging from […]

Island Study

The island has been in use for some time.  Here my oldest Granddaughter concentrates on homework during an October afternoon.  No doubt this is just the way that Grandma had envisioned when she asked for a recessed area on the […]

The Boxes Go Home

All of the boxes that I made over the winter have now gone home to be with a member of my family. I had each of my children and their spouses draw numbers so that they could choose from the […]

Cherry With a Curly Maple Top

This box is made of Cherry with a Curly Maple lid and a handle made of Fishtail Oak (or eucalyptus).  The cherry and the fishtail were purchased locally at Midwest Woodworkers here in Omaha.  The curly maple came from a […]