One Tree Woodwork

Custom woodworking and art

Top ten countdown to foolishness: One Tree Woodwork

If your bored enough to wonder what I’ve been up to please follow me on  I have really enjoyed the low impact and ease of posting almost daily there. … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 6 Comments

Farm House # 3 – interior shots

September 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Termites and time have nothing on my chainsaw….

A particularly toasted piece of fir left out in the elements that had begun to have some termites chewing around on it became my weekend project. During our last move … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Turning Old houses into “Green”

When one talks about the very important topic of “green” homes,”renewable resources”,”carbon footprint”,”environmental degradation” and host of other fancy terminology one must not forget that sometimes the greenest thing to … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Old Barns and Old Ghosts: tell stories

Before I began work this morning I decided to take a walk. Preface: I love old buildings,I grew up in a classic old Texas farm house and for the first … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 5 Comments

Artisan Builders latest project: Sycamore crossing

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

In the woods with fireflies

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 5 Comments

Retro Kitchen Cabinets

A finished pic of some retro kitchen cabinets I recently built: It turned out well I think,but it made me really appreciate all of the technology in current cabinet building/designing … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · 8 Comments

Left handed: ambidextrous carving

May 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

Tiny Homes on the Move by Lloyd Kahn

I’ve only spent a few hours so far with the book and it’s already sent me into day dreaming mode about adventures and alternate ways of living out there on … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 8 Comments


We got behind this trailer that was about two times too small for this giant and (not very happy) longhorn with horns sticking out both sides. The plates on the trailer were from Oregon. I hope for his sake it wasn't the beginning of a very long road trip. #longhorn#txlonghorn#10poundsofshitina2poundbag#roundtoptx If the approaching cold front just slows down maybe we can get the majority of the roof deck on today. 80* today and33* and rainy/icy tomorrow. So far #270 sheets of 5/8 installed another #115 delivered today should get us close.#artisanbuilders #customhomes #txcustomhomes #ranchhomes#txbuilder#texas #austincounty#kennytx Tree. Enough said.#tree#awesometree#treesaregood#onetreewoodwork#onetree Waiting on marshmallows as life hurtles through space and time.For some of us time moves at a snails pace and yet others it's all we can do to hold on to a moment in time. #taketime#slowdown#roasting marshmallows#cooking-fireplace#simplethings#simple-things#marshmallows#timemovesfast#smelltheroses Asian inspired lamp I built for my mom. Frame is built from mahogany the shades I experimented with making a super thin veneer out of straight grained fir. Cutting it as thin as possible then using a bench top belt sander and a bit if dumbass luck checking every now and then by putting it in front of a light bulb to check for light transmission.#onetreewoodwork #asianlamp#straightgrain#fir#meditation lamp#woodisgood Wood mallet- for mashing,smashing but mostly profiling.#woodenmallet#carvingmallet#onetreewoodwork#profilingwoodworker Onward and upward on the Robertson Ranch proj. #artisanbuilders#customhomes#txcustomhomes#buildit#customranchhomes Another foolish video in my three part mini series of the Heron project. #onetreewoodwork#cedarcarvings#chainsawart#carvingheron#birdart#outdoorlife#justhavingfun
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