Pedro in Custom Inspiration
, For Customers on September 25, 2011
The traditions and practices that constitute yoga, though they may differ in their approaches, all strive for “integrating mind, body, and spirit to achieve a state of enlightenment or oneness with the universe.” In a broad sense, you can find an affinity between yoga and the holistic approach of custom furniture. Custom furniture makers can [...]
Pedro in For Makers
, The Pro Shop on September 12, 2011
Are you sitting down?
Good grief, stand up right now! Haven’t you read Jim Carlton’s recent article, “Standing Desks are on the Rise,” in the Wall Street Journal Online? Apparently, employees at Facebook, Google, and other Silicon Valley companies are in mortal terror of sitting at their desks.
In this video accompanying the article, Mr. [...]
Pedro in Concepts & Buyer Guides
, For Customers on May 27, 2011
What is custom made millwork? Woodworker Gene Lyman’s description of a key arched pediment entryway reproduction created by Gene Lyman – Cabinetmaker – Country Cupboards is a good place to start looking for an answer: “This is an exact reproduction of a high style 18th century entryway. The classic tapered ogee key at the top [...]
“Now that you’ve bought that new flat-screen TV you face the problem: where am I going to put it?” If you’re facing this dilemma, guest blogger Tony O’Malley of Tony O’Malley Custom Woodworking has some suggestions for your consideration.
Your old TV was a chunky cube; the new flat-screen is a sleek elongated rectangle. Your [...]