Mar 22, 2011
Just completed this custom cabinet today.
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 14, 2011
Mar 10, 2011
We're working on a new desk commission. Every custom piece begins with a scale drawing that details size and design options.
Mar 10, 2011
Brad's working on a commissioned cabinet. He really got into this piece while sizing the door.
Aug 17, 2010
Plans are set! It may be summertime but fall is knocking on our barn doors and the annual Studio Open House is right around the corner.
For more than fifteen years, Brad Smith and Royce Yoder have brought together a variety of artists and craftspeople for a fun filled weekend of art and craft. Held each year over Thanksgiving weekend, the Studio Open House has become a tradition among families and friends alike. In 2010, Brad and Royce will be joined by Sandra Miller, and Jas Szygiel.
For more information about the open house, click on over to the...
Jul 13, 2010
Here's an article that mentions us and our participation in the Fine Furnishings Show in Baltimore.
Baltimore show see sales on the upswing
Fine Furnishings & Fine Crafts Show's attendance was flat, but those there were buyers
By Jennifer Hicks
The Baltimore Fine Furnishings & Fine Crafts Show had its second appearance at the France-Merrick Performing Art Center/Hippodrome Theater on the weekend of May 1-2. Exhibitors say their success had nothing to do with luck and everything to do with strategic marketing.
There were 48 exhibitors, of which 80...
May 27, 2010
With Memorial Day Weekend fast approaching, the unofficial start of summer is here. On the farm it sure feels like it with two days of temperatures hovering around 90 degrees. If you grew up around Philadelphia, you know that this the weekend everybody heads "down the shore." I thought I would share a news story from a summer 44 years ago that I recently came across while cleaning out some files.
Ocean City Sentinel, August 16, 1966
Boys find big money in empty Pop bottles
Ocean City – Two young entrepreneurs rocked the...
Apr 20, 2010
Many times when we ship an order off to a gallery or client, we will only hear from them if something was damaged in shipping or some other problem occurs. It is always nice when we get to hear how the arrival of our package really excites the person on the other end. We love getting to hear about how happy the new owner is. It reminds us of why we take the time and care in each step of making furniture.
We recently received an email from such a client after their Pitchfork Bench arrived.
Dear Bradford Woodworking,
Apr 01, 2010
We’re researching more history about our ax handle lathe for a more lengthy post, but in the meantime I thought we would share some images and video of the lathe in action. The lathe dates back to approximately 1905 and was made by the Klotz Machine Company from Ohio. So far, that’s about all we know but we are excited to learn more through our research.