Brendan Isaac Jones

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End Grain: Repurposed, Reimagined

Morgan library pieces get extended shelf life. By Brendan Isaac Jones Page: 64From the November 2010 issue # 186 Buy this issue nowThe call came as monumental calls do – in the middle of hanging upper cabinets.“My name is D—, and I need you to build me two walk-in closets using J.P. Morgan’s Library.”I sent...

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End Grain: Squirrel Surprise

A project with a bite.By Brendan Isaac Jones Page: 64From the February 2011 issue #188 Buy this issue nowHow do three carpenters feed an abandoned baby squirrel? Glass dropper in hand, huddled around a kitchen table in the historic district of downtown Alexandria, Va., we discovered the answer: with great difficulty.The day previous, atop scaffolding...