Woodworking





In 2004, Eric and his brother Charlie began spending one evening a week working on woodworking projects.  This has taken on a life of its own, and we now spend much more time in our "Little Shop of Horrors" in Eric's basement. Daniel has also gotten interested. Below are some of our projects.

 

Desk Chart Organizer for Eric's Office

Poplar
2004

Charlie's Clock

Walnut

Ice Chest for Margie's Birthday

Red Oak

Frame for Daniel's Print of the Chase County Courthouse by Judith Mackey

Walnut

Coasters

Walnut and Red Oak

Wine Rack

Red Oak with Walnut Dowels
 

Pine Box for Poker Supplies

by Daniel

Cube Coffee Tables

Poplar and MDF
Commissioned, space for tile inlay on top
 

Charlie's Clocks/Jewelry Boxes

Walnut and Old Barn Wood
Christmas presents for his daughters and a friend's daughter

Clocks

Soft Maple, various stains
Christmas presents for office staff

Handbell Cutting Board

Hard Maple and Purple Heart
Christmas Present for Our Handbell Director
    

Cutting Boards and Coasters

Hard Maple, Purple Heart, Lyptus
Christmas presents for friends and family

Frame and Wedding Portrait

Walnut and Marble

Given to Margaret Wood Dyck, on the occasion of their 30th Wedding Anniversary, July 5, 2005, by her husband, Eric Dyck.

The wood in the frame came from a lightening struck walnut tree growing at the Wood Family Farm, Chase County, Kansas. William and Jane Shaft, Margaret Wood Dyck’s great-great grandparents, originally homesteaded the farm in 1857 as The Gold Standard Fruit and Stock Farm.

The marble in the frame came from a marble-top table which had long been in the Wood Family.

The wedding photograph was taken in front of the Wood Family home, where the wedding was held. The original photograph was digitally restored, 30 years later, by the groom.

Eric's Clock and Table Top

Walnut

The wood used to make this clock and table top came from a lightening struck walnut tree growing at the Wood Family Farm, Chase County, Kansas. The farm was originally homesteaded in 1857 as The Gold Standard Fruit and Stock Farm by William and Jane Shaft, Margaret Wood Dyck’s great-great grandparents.

The table top replaced the broken top of Margie's grandmother's marble-top table. The marble was used for another project.

Cube Maze

Poplar

Drop the ball into one of the holes, and work it around to come out the other

Butler's Tray

Mahogany and Cherry
Tea Cups from Puebla, Mexico

Mahogany Frames

by Charlie
Oval Inlays from his
Grandfather-in-law
 

Quilt Rack

Cherry

Dovetail Box

Walnut and Coffee Bean
 

Jewelry Box

by Charlie
Lyptus, Purple Heart, Hard Maple, and Cherry

Workbench

Pine and MDF

Pantry Shelves

White Oak
 

Blanket Chest

by Daniel
Red Oak and Aromatic Cedar
Wedding gift for Todd and Sonder

Picture Frame

White Oak

Side Table for Office

White Oak

Window Benches for Flower Pots

Commissioned by office co-worker

Coasters

Lyptus
Commissioned

Deck Planters

Pine

End Tables

White Oak
Gift for Megan
 

Coffee Table

Cherry
Designed by Alan
 

Box for Candles

Mahogany
Commissioned by office co-worker

Spice Rack

by Charlie
White Oak

Kitchen Drawers

White Oak

Cutting Boards

White Oak, Cherry, Bloodwood
Christmas

Box, 1 of 8

Mahogany
Talavera Ceramic Tile from
Puebla, Mexico
Christmas gifts for office staff
     

Box

by Daniel
White Oak, Bloodwood,
Ceramic Tile

Frames

Chase County Barnwood
Christmas gifts for office staff

Chest of Drawers

White Oak & Red Oak
Hardwood Ply

Frame

Bloodwood
Kansas City Chiefs
Photo Stamps

Frame

Lyptus with Padauk keys
 

Bookshelf

White Oak
   
  
 

Sewing Cabinet

Yellow Pine Barnwood
White Oak
Mother's Day present for Margie
  

Box

by Charlie
Cherry, Curly Hickory, and Bloodwood

Silhouetted Runners
on Abbey Road

by Charlie and Eric
Painted MDF
commissioned by Elite Feet

Console Entertainment Center

Walnut

Easel

by Charlie
Walnut

Routed Bowls

Walnut and Hickory
Christmas gifts for office staff
 

Coasters

Walnut, Yellow Pine Barnwood
 

File Box for Stamp Cover Collection

Yellow Pine Barnwood

Morris Chair and Ottoman

White Oak
Custom cushions by Harding Upholstery Foam and Decor, Olathe, KS

Boxes for PostIt Notes

Red Oak

Computer Printer Stand

Red Oak
  

Headboard and Footboard (Charlie) and Nightstands (Eric)

Walnut

Quilt (Margie)

Cotton
Wedding presents for daughter/niece Shayla's wedding to Bob, May 2, 2009
     

Patio Table

Cedar Deck Material
and Slate Tiles

Small Patio Tables

Cedar Deck Material
and Marble Tiles

Dresser

by Daniel, Charlie, and Eric
Red Oak

Trivets

Hard Maple
Christmas Gifts for office staff and family

Toy Train

by Charlie
Hard Maple
Christmas Gift for his grandson
     

Box with Train Inlay

by Charlie
Red Oak and Inlay material
Birthday Gift for his grandson

Box

Walnut with Talevra Ceramic Handle
Going-away gift for office co-worker

Box with Crown Inlay

by Charlie
Red Oak and epoxy inlay
Christmas Gift for his granddaughter

Boxes with Sword and Crown Inlays

by Charlie
Walnut and Wood / Epoxy Inlays
Wedding Presents for his Nephew and Bride

Cremation Box

Walnut with White Oak Keys
For co-worker's father
     

Clocks

Walnut and Cherry
Christmas gifts for co-workers
   
 

Band Saw Boxes

Oak/Walnut, Yellow Pine
Christmas gifts for co-workers

Hall Table

Red Oak
Computer table for the office
     

Frame

Walnut
For nephew's medical school graduation
     

Frames

Bloodwood
with black epoxy inlay
By Daniel for wife Gabi's prints

Loom Frame

Red Oak
Commissioned by Co-Worker for making Rag Rugs

Crosscut Sled

MDF and Oak

Triptych Frames

Walnut
Red Oak Corner Keys
     

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