workshop update {he made it alive}

More huge steps being made on the workshop…which is great. HOWEVER. I walked outside to check on the boys and saw THIS… OH WAIT….does that not look very high to you? Let me back up… SO. They {obviously} were able to put the ridge cap on…and by “they”, I mean “Nathan” put the ridge cap on…which is fair cause its our workshop…but still. His brothers could have totally offered to sacrifice their lives too. But they didn’t. In other news….you Read More

Lets hear what you say…

Hi everyone, I think this is a first time post for me (Nathan), for those of you who don’t know, Sarah usually does the talking! Since I rarely do the talking here I thought it fitting that my first post be about hearing from everyone else. We want to hear your opinion on what pieces we’ve done that you like the most. So we’ve got a little poll for you (said the strip club manager to the gnome). Remember these…? Read More


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workshop update {raise the ROOF}

We sort of owe our lives to Nathan’s brothers and dad…they devoted yet another precious Saturday to help put the roof up on the workshop. Um, the pitch of the roof was a death trap… Definitely a SLIGHT chance necks could have been broken on this day….but its not any fun with out risks…. I mean….its awesome, right? Sometimes I just stand in it while it’s raining and admire how nicely I am staying dry… Not really, but if it Read More

trunk funk… {need your suggestions}

Eleven is almost finished- sorry, this one is a lot more detailed and is taking longer. In the mean time, I thought I would show you THIS awesomeness that I picked up and it is in the pipeline… The exterior is in poor shape, so I must paint it…but I need your suggestions on color… the interior I love with my whole heart….of course I will repair it too, but probably keep the original paper… Suggestions on color? -s