Capers Landrum Cauthen finds old wood that’s headed for the landfill and gives it new life as furniture that’s overflowing with character. [quote]“I started grabbing the wood from job sites or the pieces of wood that were piled at the end of the road on Sunday afternoons. Sometimes I would find a 200-year-old piece of wood,” he says. “These days it’s called recycling, but I guess I’m just a scavenger.”[/quote]. Read more at the Charleston City Paper.
You can probably tell we’ve got fresh air on our minds over here at WSW. It’s no wonder with the summer air coming in and people like Adam at Lumberjocks showing off a pair of amazing cedar loungers that we’re totally jealous of.
Did you accidentally invite too many people to your cookout? Or maybe that lawnchair finally gave up after a few too many UV rays? Playatech has free plans for furniture you can not only build from simple materials, but can be disassembled for transport and storage.
A nice post over at Popular Woodworking shows how easy it is to replace an insert on a Byrd Cutterhead. If you can afford one, that is.
A nice outdoor chair you can build with dimensional lumber? Better build two! Free plans over at Popular Woodworking.
A clever little case for your next pen, now available at Rockler. Has “a removable black foam insert to hold your pen steady, a burgundy felt-like liner, a handle, two latches”. Be careful though, it might actually generate more conversation than the pen you put in it!
Sanity over at Lumberjocks made a gorgeous mobile workbench with a solid maple top, locking casters mounted on custom plates, and other features. While it was made for a small shop, it wouldn’t look out of place in a nice kitchen either.