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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 …

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 …

Rail Yard Shipping

People ask how we ship some of the things we build. Well, it takes quite a bit of planning. It’s a bit easier to show you the answer. Here’s the Streamliner Conference Table packed and ready for shipment to Park City, Utah.   We build our work to be assembled …

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One of a Kind – Here We Go!

It’s always great to take Rail Yard Studios on the road – tiring and hard, but very gratifying. We love getting to …

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Bike Racks

We did a short run of our bike rack series, and we were quite pleased with the results. We threw our bikes …

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Four-Square Table

The simplicity of the design of our Four-Square Table lends itself to many interesting options. The tables were originally built with the …

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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 …