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Custom Media Table

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This media table is a nice traditional looking piece with straight, square lines but with a few key details that really give it some great visual interest. The legs protrude through the top of the table and the material carries through horizontally to tie everything together. This is a media table for a buddy of mine. He’ll be storing his …

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Pallet Wood End Grain Coasters

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100% reclaimed wood coasters made from the finest of hardwood pallet wood! Each coaster holds a random pattern of spanish cedar, white oak, ask, red oak, pine, alder, elm, poplar, maple, and birch. The end grain orientation of the coasters shows off the amazing beauty of the grain in all the different species of wood. Created with a painstaking process …

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Building “A Christmas Story” Leg Lamp (the MANLY version)

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This leg is an exact full scale model of my own leg. The leg and base are made from maple butcher block scraps from previous projects. The lamp shade is welded from scrap lengths of rebar and wrapped in pleather attached using paracord that looks like Carolina’s boot laces. The boot is attached using a threaded brass lamp rod through …

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Wooden Magnifying Glasses – Corporate Awards

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A set of 6 corporate awards made from a combination of black walnut and white oak. The bases and handles were turned on the lathe, and the head of the magnifying glasses was cut on the laser. The lens part was salvaged from some cheap plastic magnifying glasses. The client wanted it so the magnifying glasses could actually be removed …

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Modular Miter Saw Station (base)

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This miter saw station base is designed to be used as the base to my Modular Miter Saw Station or as a stand-alone workbench and storage unit. Each unit is 3′ wide and can be added or subtracted depending on how much room you want to each side of your saw, or how much storage you need. This could also …

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How To | Build the Ultimate Adirondack Chair

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The Jackman Works adirondack chair is back! This time something a little different with a walk through video. I love how many people are using my plans to build these for themselves and I get a lot of questions so I figured this build needed a more detailed video. This was my last batch in the shop in Rhode Island, …

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100 Pallet Wood Shot Glasses

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These shot glasses are 100% reclaimed and 100% pallet wood! They were made for Carolina Shoe to use as giveaway items (keep an eye on their socials to see how you can get one). It’s so awesome to know that my work will be traveling out to so many peoples hands. It took roughly 9 pallets to get the lumber …

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Collapsible Folding Adirondack Table

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I had a customer who wanted some tables to go with his Adirondack chairs and this was the result! This is kind of a classic design, but I modified the table to pair up with my popular Adirondack chair design with classy overhangs and nice rounded corners. These are built the same as my chairs – with clear grain western …

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DIY Yard/Garden/Wedding Pergola

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This pergola was built entirely from 2×4, 2×6, and 4×4 framing lumber. It also only takes a few tools to build, which makes it a very approachable project. I built it for a wedding but I could totally see this living in someone’s back yard, just scrap the bottom runners and embed the posts in concrete or fasten them to …

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Reclaimed Oak (Pallet Wood) Flag Box

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This flag box was built from reclaimed oak that came from a few super thick (1″) pallet slats I had been saving away for a rainy day. The backer panel is made from hardboard and the front is a 1/8″ thick acrylic sheet. I built this as a gift for my grandmother for my grandfather’s World War II veterans flag. …

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Adjustable Height Sit/Stand Walnut Desk

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This build is made possible by Waterlox finishes, find out more –>¬†http://bit.ly/waterloxjackmanwalnutdesk Standing desks are the in thing right now so I got to build this adjustable height desk with a steel frame, walnut cladded leg and feet, with a giant walnut breadboard top. The top measures roughly 72×40″ and the desk adjusts from 28″ tall up to 48″ tall …

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Vertical Garden Headboard Piece with Mirrors

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The final piece for the Rhode Island Home Show display! This is a living wall/vertical garden/green wall piece that I made oversized to fit over the head of the bed. Made 100% from reclaimed materials like I love to do. It was tricky to figure out a way to mount the round mirrors floating in the center but I ended …