We just went live with over 1,000 wood slabs for sale on our website! This is one of the largest inventories of slabs for sale anywhere in the country. Pricing for the many of these slabs ranges from several hundred dollars to several thousand dollars and up. The largest one tops over $20,000 for a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Wood Slab Inventory
My clients often tell me they don’t want veneered furniture. Instead they want real “solid wood”. I understand that concern, but the truth is veneered furniture can actually be quite good. Like so many things in life, the devil is in the details. Unfortunately one of the “details” is the veneer itself – and the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Solid Wood or Veneer?
Here’s to wishing all our clients, friends and future friends a healthy, joyous, and prosperous new year. We’ve had a wonderful 2012. Among other things, we were honored to be selected to make a number of pieces for the new on campus Texas A&M Hillel, to receive mentions in the “Houston Chronicle” and “Houzz” (and […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on
Nakashima Table. Earlier this year I was commissioned to make a live edge table inspired by the style of George Nakashima by the New York design firm owned by Bob and Cortney Novogratz. They had a client on Long Island and they thought a Nakashima table would be just the right thing for the den. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Nakashima Table
The Houston Independents Forum provides wonderful networking opportunities for local small businesses and independents. The next event for the group will be held right here at Greenwood Bay Woodworking Studio on Wednesday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Please RSVP if you plan on attending, and I look forward to seeing you here! If you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Houston Independents Forum
I’m often asked if wood is a sustainable product. People are naturally concerned about deforestation, particularly in the rain forest. So here’s a short primer on the subject. Periodically I’ll revisit this topic with additional comments. So, is wood a sustainable product? The really short answer is, “it depends”. When it comes to commercial logging, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Is Wood a Sustainable Resource?
Hello and welcome to this, my first blog post! This blog will cover a wide range of topics, all of which relate back to my passion: making and owning beautiful wood pieces. I will offer advice, answer questions, give opinions, and pass along information that I hope will be useful and interesting. As some of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on greenwood bay Blog Intro
Several years ago we had to remove the largest, oldest tree in our back yard because it had started to die back, and was dropping branches on our neighbor’s yard. We called the tree service, had them cut it down, and haul it off to a landfill. We hated to see it go. It was […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Drought Trees