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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Look fellas we're trying to finish this house up.....and we have been more then hospitable........and you guys look full grown and able to take care of yourself......I guess what I'm saying is maybe it's time you leave the nest....#homebuilder#nest#bird#birdnest#mudswallow #birdman Beyond the pond and past the trees in the middle of that pasture sits the site of our next building project. At the moment it only lives on the blueprint......#artisanbuilders#customhomes#kennytx#austincounty#homebuilders#futurehomesite#reflection #buildit#blueprint Shadows.#onetreewoodwork #woodcarver#driftwood#wildlifeart#shadow#blueheron #stag#woodart#saturdaynight#woodworker I got some truly kick ass stickers this week from some talented craftsman. If your not following these guys already check them out. @mapleridgewoodworks @thejawnshop  @miniwoodproductions looking forward to putting these stickers in my covered trailer. Thanks a lot guys 😀👍👊🔨🍻. T.G.I.F. #stickerswap#stickers#igers #igfriends #igfamily_friends #onetreewoodwork#stickerjunkie I carved this for my father many moons ago.
"When we build let us think we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work that our descendants will thank us for, and let us think, as we lay stone upon stone, that a time is to come when these stones will be held sacred because our hands have touched them, and that men will say, as they look upon the labor and wrought substance of them, "See! This our fathers did for us." John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
#onetreewoodwork#woodcarver#woodworker#makersgonnamake #walnut#flitch#johnruskin #woodisgood #carveit#woodart#tbt The walking bench:carved from aromatic red cedar. One of the first free form rustic pieces I made and funny enough one that I'm still proud of.#onetreewoodwork #aromaticcedar #rustic#woodcarver#woodworker#makersgonnamake #woodisgood #onetree No problem he said " Trust me I've done this before."#coveredtrailer#worktrailer#cedarstrip#tools#dadlife#builder#customhomes#onetreewoodwork#artisanbuilders America's Best Idea.#kenburns#americasbestidea #samualadams#nitrowhiteale #readsomething#nationalparks#sundaynight
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