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October 2012

Callie Stacy and Witbeck Installed Conference Table-2

Going Corporate

Thanks to Callie Engstrom with FME for the photo of our Wrong Side of the Tracks Conference Table installed in its new home. It’s not easy to see all of the detail on the table (detail shots here as well as an assembly video), but it just goes to show how well our work …


Boxing It Up

Things have been going well for us in many regards at Rail Yard Studios. We’ve gotten better and more efficient by planning and adding some process to the mix – that’s just part of what Rob Humphreys’ experience has brought to the table. He focuses on creating bottlenecks in our …

Fall Workshop Clean at Sunset

Ambient Fall Lighting

The ambient lighting in the early evening this time of year produces some amazing photos with no help from filters or any retouching. LOVE the shadows on the rough cut timbers. And also LOVE that the shop has been cleaned up. Ready for us to get some work done in …

Bandsaw Blowout

Bandsaw Blowout

No casualties. Bandsaw tire gave out on the lower wheel today though. Kind of hampered production.

Ears Ears Ears

Ears. Ears. And more ears.

    If memory serves correctly, it was Pop who first named these pieces “ears” – slices of rail that are just …


Planked Crossties

Planked Crossties A handful of mainline crossties met the woodmizer today. They went from 7” x 9” timbers to 1-1/4” thick boards. …

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We Get by with a Little Help from Our Friends Jim Frazier came by to help us get some of the equipment …