alexbuildsthings

a blog about the the process of designing and making things out of wood…

Lounge Chair

Lounge Chair American Walnut, Leather Hand rubbed oil finish  This chair has been a perpetual project for me.  I started it in June of 2010, and have just now finished.  … Continue reading

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Walnut End Tables

End Tables Walnut, Maple, Purple Heart, and brass watch parts Tung Oil finish This pair was built to go into the same living room as the Ouija table.  The crescent … Continue reading

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Floating Ouija Coffee Table

Floating Ouija Coffee Table American Walnut and Curly Maple Tung Oil finish The Ouija table that is in the middle of this is custom made by a wonderful artist named … Continue reading

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Built In Studio – Oblique Shelf

Oblique Shelf Solid Walnut and various colors  These shelves were made in tandem with the Stealth Shelf.  They were designed by Built In Studio’s and built by Wishbone Woodworking.  Please … Continue reading

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Built IN Studios-Stealth Shelf

Stealth Shelf Solid Walnut with oil finish These are a series of shelves that Wishbone made for our friends at Built In Studio.  These shelves are Built In’s design, and … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

HEC (Home Entertainment Center)

A few months ago, my grandmother passed, and Tina and I drove out to Clyde, OH to attend her funeral.  On our way back to New York, we went through … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Guitar Head

Guitar Head Maple and Walnut Polyurethane finish This is a fun project that I did for a friend.  Originally I had intended to stain the outside a much darker color, … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

3 Kings Tattoo

These are some small cabinets that we made for our friends over at 3 kings.  I thought I would post them so that if you’re ever in there, you can … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sam Maloof, you are AWESOME!

A few weeks ago, a couple weeks ago my good friends Max and Sal took a trip to LA to, among other things, hang out with our good friend Seth.  … Continue reading

February 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wishbone Woodworking’s New Website

Hello everyone! I’m very proud to announce that Wishbone Woodworking LLC now has a fully functional website.  Please check it out! wishbonewoodworking.com Also, if you’re into it, we have a … Continue reading

December 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Oak Coffee Table

Oak Coffee Table Oak and Mahogany Tung Oil finish This is the first time that I inlaid a key.  In hindsight it seems a little risky to make your first … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Walnut Entertainment Center

Entertainmanet Center-Walnut Hand rubbed oil finish This project was built and designed by Wishbone Woodworking but I can only take partial credit on this.  Max was the main builder for … Continue reading

September 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

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