Modern playhouse

Modern Playhouse

This playhouse was a commissioned project by some friends of mine who wanted to give it to their kids for […]

Black and white graphic design

Graphic Design

Here are some of my favorite graphic design creations from over the years.  Photo by Kristin Rogers photography 3 color […]

Custom standing conference table

Conference Table

This piece of custom office furniture is probably the biggest glue-up I’d ever done, to that point. Something like 6’x12′ […]

Work stations with computer and lights

Work Stations

These custom office work stations are part of a set of furniture I was commissioned to build. They are made […]

Kitchen shelves close up

Kitchen Shelves

Installing these custom kitchen shelves was my first time hanging something on a tile wall. It was a bit nerve […]

Custom office shelving 2

Office Shelving

This custom office shelving is made of steel and white oak wood. The steel has a black patina, and the […]


CGR Logo Design

I enjoy graphic design. I used to be part owner of a silkscreen shop where I did quite a bit […]

Concrete desk with shelves

Wife’s Desk

I’m not sure how long this desk took to create, but it was more than a couple of years. First […]

Leather wallet exterior 2


This handmade leather wallet came about when the wife of a friend of mine asked me to make her husband […]

Knife sheath 1

Knife Sheath

I threw this handmade leather knife sheath together in a couple of hours for a buddy of mine. I think […]

Picture frame 3

Picture Frame

This custom picture frame was a Christmas gift for my wife in 2017. She had been wanting one of our […]

Garment rack

Garment Rack

A friend of mine rents her house out as a vacation rental part-time, so she needed a place for the […]

Concrete Flower pot

Concrete Pot

I had extra concrete left over from the wife’s desk project, and I didn’t want to just throw it away, […]

Towel Rack

Towel Rack

When we moved into our rental, the towel rack in the bathroom was, um… broken? Ugly? I can’t remember, but […]

Laundry Detergent

Here is the recipe for the COOLGUYRANDO laundry detergent. Huge shoutout to my friend Amy for getting me started with […]