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Adjusting the Doors

Rick absolutely owned the door adjustment part of the project. He had all of it down and was able to accommodate all the idiosyncrasies that come with using the heavily distressed wood. At this point, it was just getting ready to go into the crates to be shipped.   The …

Rough Shell Assembly of the Credenza

Rough Shell Assembly of the Credenza   Seeing it all come to life is a great thrill. Here we finally see the credenza cabinets with the oak timbered fronts on them and the rail legs stood up on the end.   All the drawers are stacked inside, so you get …

Pretty Doors All in a Row

Remember The Eagles’ song “Pretty Maids All in a Row?”   Well these are pretty doors all in a row. Gives you a look at the scale of this project and the amount of space we took up pulling each of these together.   The mix of red and white …

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Rail Inventory

Shot these photos of stacks of freshly cut rail. This is just one way we are getting a bit ahead of things, …

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Cleaning Spikes

Spikes come in covered in mud, rust and old creosote, so we clean them off. Zach ran some mad scientist experiments using …

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Guitar Stand

Occasionally we throw out designs that never hit the sketchpad. Our first guitar stand prototype resulted in something that is a bit …

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Planked Crossties

These surprised us. We were stunned at the beauty of what came out of these crossties. The gum (top pic) has a …

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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 …

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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 …

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 …

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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. …