Custom Made Beds – Measuring your Mattress Thickness

One of the advantages custom made beds have over stock manufactured beds is the ability to have the bed sized perfectly for your mattress or mattress and box spring thickness.  While mattress length and width are standardized their thicknesses are … Continue reading

7 Reasons Never to Read Another Listicle

Oh No! Not another listicle? Have you ever wondered why there are all those articles with a numbered list of the “best 11 widgets for doing whatever” or “23 reasons you should never filling-in-the-blank”?  It seems they are everywhere these … Continue reading

The best use ever for double stick tape

For the first 20+ years of making furniture I unknowingly struggled without the knowledge of the myriad of uses for double stick tape.  I barely even knew it existed until hiring an employee who was shocked when he found out … Continue reading

Message in a bottle

On June 28th the workshop phone was mistakenly disconnected.  Until it is reconnected (which I’m told will take about a week!) I can be reached at 802-579-4515.  I can also be reached by email at  I suppose you could … Continue reading

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This blog is now located at You will be automatically redirected in 30 seconds, or you may click here. For feed subscribers, please update your feed subscriptions to … Continue reading

The Putney General Store Fires – A death in the family

Yesterday morning I got the news that the Putney General Store had burned down – again. The Putney General Store (PGS) is literally in the center of Putney at the intersections of the two main roads: Route 5/Main St and Kimball Hill.  … Continue reading