For many woodworkers, Claro walnut is the connoisseur’s walnut — and it's easy to see why. Claro is a medley of subtle intermixed colors — browns, reds, black, purple, yellows — and beautiful figure.
Rob Porcaro
Finishing is possibly the most gratifying part of any woodworking project — and potentially the most stressful. You’ve put a lot of time and effort into what you're making, and the pressure to get the finishing touches just right can be intense.
Wilbur Pan
Danny needs to replace a sauna that's so rickety it's becoming more storage place than social hot spot. To get the party going again, Jason builds Danny a unique barrel sauna on a motorized dock to prove he's the king of sauna socializing.
Diane is an active grandmother with four grandchildren who wants to enjoy her beautiful lake. But with no dock her shoreline is exposed, steep and dangerous. Jason comes to the rescue to build her a new dock system and get her over the rocks.
Michelle has a broken-down rotted-out deck desperate to be demolished. Jason needs to assess the extent of the rot and replace the disaster with a deck that is safe, secure and gives her a new seating area.
Tracy has the perfect view of the lake on her property, but it's at a halfway point between her cottage and the water. So, Jason digs in and helps Tracy get a platform deck with a great view of the water, in time for her big party.
Rob and Nancy don’t have an enormous lakefront, but the view from the shoreline is just perfect. Still, when the rains fall they get wet. Jason needs to create a gazebo sun porch, built right into their current deck, so they can enjoy outdoor living, rain or shine.
Vicki and her daughter Justine need a floating dock with a diving board, sturdy enough to allow Justine a spot to practice her competitive diving at the cottage. It's a specialized dock, but Jason is up for the challenge.
Mark is a trauma surgeon who really appreciates his getaway. His large entertaining deck high up in the tree line has great bones and offers an amazing view but is splintering apart. So, Jason is on board to resurface the deck and build him a gazebo addition for a place to relax in the shade.
Jamie tries to be a do-it-yourself dad at his all-weather cottage. He's promised his kids a gazebo-style tree fort they can use as a shelter and play area this winter, but the job needs an expert. So, Jason is here to build them a gazebo that can keep Jamie's kids playing outside all year long.
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