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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 …

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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 a tumbler to figure out the best method and best time to achieve the patina on the steel we wanted. The results were astounding. It saves us lots …

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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 …

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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. …

→ 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, …