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 http://instagram.com/onetreewoodwork  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

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Happy Friday. “Don't think of what you have to do, don't consider how to carry it out!" he exclaimed. "The shot will only go smoothly when it takes the archer himself by surprise.” ― Eugen Herrigel, Zen in the Art of Archery Searching for Zen. World Premiere trailer coming to a theatre near you. #brenhamtx#zen#outdoorfamily #movie Trying to do better-Hearing protection is important but so is my jam. Whistle while you work. 3M worktunes hearing protector with Bluetooth.#3mworktunes #hearingprotection#workgear#protectyourears We are getting taped and floated over here at the Smith project. The purple colored Sheetrock (quiet rock)on the far wall is where the future kitchen will be. Our client is very noise sensitive so in an effort to separate the great room noise from the master suite we insulated all of the interior walls with sound batts and also installed more quiet rock encompassing the entire master suite in hopes for creating a quieter house. #artisanbuilders #Quietrock##customhomebuilders#builder Saturday night lights. Cheers everybody. Get in where you fit in. On my way home I took this pic and it reminded me of this....
After watching his barn burn to the ground, 17th Century samurai and poet Mizuta Masahide wrote the following “Since my house burned down
I now have a better view
of the rising moon” ― Mizuta Masahide Don't bring a finish hammer to gun fight....also don't expect that your custom made mesquite finish hammer is going to preform the same task as a framing hammer. #hammerproblems#customhammer #cantstopwontstop #fightstupidization Some days are just a boar. Tuesday it's the new Monday.
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