A CLOCK FROM THE VAST GOVERNMENT "INTERNET OF CLOCKS"

A CLOCK FROM THE VAST GOVERNMENT "INTERNET OF CLOCKS"

Mike talks about...
A VAST NETWORK OF WESTERN UNION WALL CLOCKS ALLOWED THE NAVAL OBSERVATORY TO SYNCHRONIZE TIME 

RESTORING A GEORGE NELSON TYPEWRITER DESK

RESTORING A GEORGE NELSON TYPEWRITER DESK

Mike talks about...
HOW SOMETIMES EVEN A GEORGE NELSON PIECE NEEDS TO BE REINVENTED FOR ITS OWN GOOD

POPULAR MECHANICS PICKED MY BRAIN ABOUT RESTORING FURNITURE

POPULAR MECHANICS PICKED MY BRAIN ABOUT RESTORING FURNITURE

Mike talks about...
THE BASICS OF DIY FURNITURE RESTORATION,  IN AN ARTICLE FOR POPULAR MECHANICS MAGAZINE

A COMPLETE RESTORATION OF AN AMAZING MID-CENTURY SOFA SET

A COMPLETE RESTORATION OF AN AMAZING MID-CENTURY SOFA SET

Mike Talks About...
RESTORING A THREE-PIECE SOFA SET FOR THE AGES


CONVERTING A VINTAGE PLUG-IN CLOCK TO A BATTERY QUARTZ MOVEMENT

CONVERTING A VINTAGE PLUG-IN CLOCK TO A BATTERY QUARTZ MOVEMENT

Mike talks about...
THE CHALLENGES AND REWARDS OF CONVERTING AN OLD ELECTRIC CLOCK TO A BATTERY MOVEMENT, USING THE ORIGINAL HANDS (THAT'S THE FEAT).

MY LIFE WITH DAVID LETTERMAN (A RESTORATION OF A DIFFERENT KIND)


Mike talks about...
DAVID LETTERMAN DECIDED TO USE A CHUNK OF ONE OF HIS LAST MONOLOGUES TO DO A BIT I DID FOR HIM FROM THE STUDIO AUDIENCE TWO MINUTES BEFORE THE SHOW STARTED!

 

RESTORING A CONVERTED 1930'S RADIO CABINET


Mike talks about...
KEEPING A 1930'S DECO RADIO CABINET OUT OF THE LANDFILL

MAKING A MID-CENTURY INSPIRED SOLID TEAK & OAK ENTRY BENCH TABLE

Mike talks about...
CREATING A MODERN ENTRY BENCH THAT MIXES OLD & NEW MATERIALS