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Compliments from a satisfied customer!

Just received the greatest compliment a craftsman/women could ask for, a complete unsolicited product review from a happy customer. In this day and age of fast this and fast that it is very, very welcomed. Below are some photos I took during the typical process to make these Tables. This lumber (southern yellow pine… Read more »

Cooking Antique Long Leaf Pine

Some time ago a customer came into my shop and ordered 3-4 stacking pine tables from the last of my antique long leaf pine stash(just about depleted after this order). Well, as we woodworkers use our secret stashes of lumber, we almost always use the best pieces first. Eventually we use the more shall we… Read more »

Check out our ETSY site

I do not know if any of my readers are aware that we have an ETSY store, but we do. Look for NHSchreiner’s shop or copy and paste this link: . As the holidays approach we may not have time to shop the stores, so ETSY is an alternative and easy to use.

Harvest Table inspired by 250+ year Old Long Leaf Pine

It has been a while since the last post. We have been busy in the shop creating various projects. The latest creation using our stash of 250+ year old Long Leaf Pine is a harvest table to seat 10 people. We tried to keep this project as rustic as possible using a warm brown antique… Read more »

Tiger Maple Armoire Project

This past Saturday (March 10,2012), I delivered my largest free-standing project to date. It was an armoire or wardrobe unit built entirely out of solid soft maple and soft tiger maple. The physical dimensions were 7′-0″tall x 60″wide x 23.5″deep. Customers often ask why I need to see the house or apartment that the piece… Read more »

“Holiday Markets” and Candle-light Strolls

Finished Thursday at the second day of Down-town Manchester “Holiday Market”. Will start my second weekend at Strawbery Banke Candle-light Tour” tomorrow and Sunday. If you’ve never been to the “Candle-light Tour” come on out and join us and all the other folks demonstrating at Strawbery Banke. [slideshow]

Holiday Events and Calendar 2011

Join us in December for two great events: Down Town Manchester “HOLIDAY MARKET” December 1, 8, 15, 22 We will be demonstrating in the Cotton Tenant Building just off Puddle Dock. Shop artisan crafts and baked goods at the Downtown Manchester Holiday Market! During the first 4 Thursdays in December, the will be transformed into… Read more »

What we should do for this Christmas is “Pay It Forward”

I did not write this, although I wish I had. Please send this to everyone you know. Christmas 2011 — Birth of a New Tradition. As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods — merchandise that has been produced at… Read more »

Strawbery Banke Museum “Fall Festival”

Well, who could ask for more. It’s fall in New England, Portsmouth, New Hampshire to be precise. It’s early Saturday morning and the temperature is in the mid forties. The forecast is for sun, temperature 80-85 degrees with a breeze. We arrived at 8:10am after having 3 hours of sleep the night before. You see… Read more »