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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 …

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 thick enough to hold a bunch of different things. Things like Wine Coats Bikes Desks (like our Telegraph Desk) Guns Guitars And more. These are a key component in …

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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. …

→ October 12, 2012

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

→ August 24, 2012

How We Ship Things We get quite a few questions that start out something like “How in the world do you move …

→ August 23, 2012

5-Bottle Wine Rack in Split Oak Timber We all loved this timber, but it needed some special attention in order to successfully …

→ August 22, 2012

Lectern We’ve had this piece around for a while, but we just got around to getting some nice shots of it this …

→ August 15, 2012

Did a marathon photo shoot last night at a sprint pace. Thanks to Nick McIntyre, Amy McIntyre, Matt Collins, Pop, Zach, Bobby, …

→ July 28, 2012

Prototyping Weekend – Rails and Trails These designs have been rattling around in my head for a while. We had some details …

→ July 6, 2012

Rails to iPad Platform We did a limited run of these iPad stands as prototypes for our project on Kickstarter. We didn’t …