Finally I made the transitional pieces for the step in the photo of our Living/Dining space. House projects can go forever and frustrating at times, but the sense of accomplishment is priceless.
One of my teachers at Woodworking department in Palomar College sent me this photo. He took it on the way back from San Jacinto Peak. It’s so beautiful that I want to start training myself so I can hike up there one day and see this with my own eyes.
Installed the pendant light I made with Ash and Walnut. I’m not sure about the cheap gold canopy that came with the light fixture kit, but at least the hole on the ceiling is covered after three years.
I’m working on more Scalloped-Edge bowls in a new wood combination and size. Above is a sample. It’s made of Walnut (bowl) and Maple (scallops). 8″ in diameter on the top. Oil finish to Satin sheen. I love how it turned out. I’m giving this one to my friend, but … Continue reading
I made this low-back sculptured chair designed by Sam Maloof. It received first place at San Diego County Fair’s Student Showcase. I lost track of hours spent, but probably 100 to 150 hours total. It was a lot of work. And above is my chair in our Living room … Continue reading
My cabinet work in the kitchen. The upper cabinets are for dishes and the lower cabinets are used as pantry only until kitchen renovation. Hopefully then, we have a bigger pantry. The pantry that used to be here when we first bought this house was disgusting. Looking at the photos … Continue reading
Arts and Crafts corner of my office… but the drawers on the left is for my sister.
Last year, my son asked me to make shelves to display his trophies, and I finally managed to make them for him. These are called “Blind Shelves” or “Floating Shelves”. I wanted simple shelves so the quality of wood stands out. My goal for his room is to include variety … Continue reading
And chocolate from my friend in Seattle…
My very first pine-needle basket. Storing my chopstick-rest collection.