Creative Woodworking

Timber Frame Carport

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Scarborough, Maine: NA

We were pleased to have the opportunity to work on this project designed and built by Caleb Johnson Architects & Builders out of Biddeford.  Complementing a variety of other exterior timber work this timber frame carport forms the entry to the garage area.  Built up out of two pieces of... >

curved timber frame rafters

Live Edge Black Cherry Bench/Table

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Wood type: Black Cherry Slab, black walnut legs, cherry trestle, hard maple wedges

We wanted to take advantage of some great cherry slabs that have been drying in the shop for a couple years now.  Milled by a local sawyer in Turner, ME, this wood has not traveled far.  Design is based on a trestle table type model, with Black Walnut legs, Cherry trestle, and hard maple... >

Live Edge Sugar Maple and Black Cherry Bed Frame

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Wood type: Live edge Hard Maple, Black Cherry legs

Black Dog Timberworks was very pleased to be commissioned for this custom designed and crafted live edge bed frame.  We sourced some gorgeous slabs of Live Edge Sugar Maple from our local supplier and added to the design Native Black Cherry Legs from an additional sawyer.  Crafted entirely out... >

Foyer Coat Rack

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Wood Type: Live edge Bird's Eye Maple, Salvaged Black Walnut, Cherry, and Pine

Commissioned by one of our clients this Coat Rack was an extremely fun little project.  Crafted out of a variety of woods this piece features pegged mortise and tenon as well as wedged through tenon joinery.  Square timber ‘posts,’ a live-edge shelf, and natural oil finish all add... >

Live Edge Cherry Bed

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Wood Type: Maine native live-edge Black Cherry

Queen Bed Frame crafted out of Live-Edge Maine Native Black Cherry. Headboard and Footboard feature mortise and tenon joinery pegged with hardwood dowels. Rails are fastened with hidden bed bolts to allow for easy assembly and breakdown. All wood is sanded to a 220grit finish before finishing is... >

Cedar Rain Barrel Stand

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Wood Type: Native Norther White Cedar joined Stand

Rain Barrel catchment systems are increasing in popularity and are a great way to conserve your water usage!  We built this stand to elevate the barrel at a local farm CSA in order to provide a stronger flow for bed watering.  Local Northern White Cedar and pegged mortise and tenon joinery... >