The Workshop

Read about current news and projects from Halsema Custom Crafts

The Workshop

Read about current news and projects from Halsema Custom Crafts

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Save the Chapel

By halsema | December 1, 2019

Please consider donating! Randa and I are members of the Exchange Club. This is the club’s current project. In addition to the below-mentioned information, we also have a donation jar at our store.

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Furniture Repairs & Restoration

By halsema | April 11, 2019

Lately it seems we have been doing a lot of furniture repairs and restorations. It is great as we get to see unique pieces. One of the pieces we have restored and refinished was for a friend of ours. Her grandma’s house was up for auction and she purchased a Hall Tree. It was really…

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Custom Woodwork Games

By halsema | January 4, 2019

We have several games in the store, from Chess/Checker Boards made from Oak & Western Red Cedar and other various woods, Classic Mancala made from Cherry and other various woods for $40, and aggravation board made from Cherry and other various woods for $50 which can be purchased on our Easy store halsemacustomcrafts1 or on…

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Custom Works from the CNC Machine

By halsema | December 26, 2018

We were recently gifted a CNC machine from Ron’s dad. Ron quickly learned how to use it and below is an example of what we have done with it. If you are needing something customized, please come see us or reach out. Text or Call (765) 427-5079 halsemacustomcrafts@gmail.com

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Vanity Repair & Refinish

By halsema | September 27, 2018

In August, we had a vanity come to us to be repaired and refinished. This was a cute vanity that had water damage, needed to be re-glued, and given a new lease on life. We stripped it of the old stain and polyurethane, re-glued it, and now it is a beautiful piece for everyone to…

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Porch Swing

By halsema | September 27, 2018

From the beginning boards to the finished porch swing with a drink holder. We cut the boards to length, stained them, and assembled the swing. The customer picked up the swing and then put it out on the porch with their decorations and it looks beautiful!

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High Chair & Chair Re-Glue

By halsema | September 27, 2018

Another project from August! A gentleman brought us an antique high chair and a chair to re-glue to make them sturdy again and reusable. We took them apart and re-glues them and put them in clamps to make sure they didn’t move while the glue dried. They turned out really strong.

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Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services – Lafayette – Refinish Doors

By halsema | September 27, 2018

We were asked by Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service at 914 Columbia St, Lafayette, IN 47901 to remove the paint and refinish their doors that were once natural oak doors. We stripped the paint, polished the handles, found out that the handles are copper not brass and put helmsman polyurethane on the doors to…

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Wheelchair Ramp

By halsema | July 25, 2017

On Monday we started building a wheelchair ramp for one of our old neighbors. We had already replaced the railing on the steps but it was still hard for her to get in and out of her house due to her recent knee replacement surgery on both knees. She wanted to keep the steps so…

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Delta Pi Rho Frat Paddles

By halsema | July 10, 2017

We created 20 Frat Paddles for Delta Phi Rho from oak. We cut the paddles and added two coats of clear coat. The Frat will add the letters. They look great!

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