Category: door

  • Elephant Trivet

    I never heard of a “trivet” before I started making them.  I always called them “hot plates”.  Maybe it’s an East coast term, like “Jersey barrier”, “hoagie” and “water ice”.  This one I carved (with my jigsaw) from a 1/2″ flat thingie of red oak from a hardware store. Between this, the table below, scraping…

  • Turning Your Door Into A Work of Mod-Art

    This door had at least several coats of white paint on it before I transformed it into what it is today.  It took me about 8 hours to strip the door of all its paint.  Then another 8 hours or so to complete the painting process.