What is Going on at WunderWoods?

On a semi-regular basis I talk to someone who would have used me for their last project, but they didn’t because they didn’t know everything I do. My woodworking customers don’t know I mill lumber, my milling customers don’t know I sell lumber, my lumber customers don’t know I do custom woodworking, and I blame it all on my inept advertising department.

I am here to change all of that with a new video that shows what is really happening at WunderWoods (when I am working). With the help of a few of my customers, I have put together a montage of the goings on in a three-week span of my daily work life. The clips are chronological in order, but random in their approach. One day I cut a tree, the next day I finish a piece of furniture – just like real life.

The bottom line is that if it involves wood there is a good chance I do it.

About WunderWoods cover photo

Click to watch a short video and see what really happens at WunderWoods.

Thanks to Dwayne Tiggs from Crafty Naturals, Jermain Todd from Mwanzi, and Martin Goebel from Goebel and Company Furniture for starring in the video.

The following photos are of the finished products shown in progress in the video:

Elm is one of my favorite woods. In this case, we used all of the tree, including some big knots with lots of spunk.

Elm is one of my favorite woods. In this case, we used all of the tree, including some big knots with lots of spunk.

After seeing other cricket tables that the customer liked, she ordered this one in a bit smaller size. The top is 23" in diameter.

After seeing other cricket tables that the customer liked, she ordered this walnut version in a bit smaller size. The top is 23″ in diameter.

 

 

 

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About wunderwoods

Hi! My name is Scott Wunder and I am the owner of WunderWoods Custom Woodworking. We build wine cellars, built-ins and furniture from local woods, here in St. Louis, MO. Recently, I finished a three-year term as the President of the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild, which had me writing a monthly article for our newsletter. I love to write, especially about wood, and found that I still had more to say. Every day I run into something wood related that I realize some of my customers don't know and this seems like a great forum for sharing what I have learned (instead of telling the same story to each person). The main thing to remember is that I try to keep it light and as my wife always reminds people that have just met me, "He is joking."

7 responses to “What is Going on at WunderWoods?”

  1. Kevin Schilling says :

    Really EXCELLENT video!!

  2. wunderwoods says :

    Thanks, Kevin. It was fun too.

  3. Wayne Corners says :

    That was great Scott. I’m low on lumber. Do I need to call to set up an appointment?

  4. Matt Laposa says :

    You have great operation Going on. Little jealous. Amazing Big Red is still operational ! I have a few projects going on. Still have the Woodmizer. But getting logs and moving them is a challenge. By the way, the round table is kick ass!

    Matthew Laposa 636-219-4597 Sent from my iPhone

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    • wunderwoods says :

      Thank you Matt. Big Red is still operational. I used to think I was going to get a new truck someday, but now it is obvious I will die in that thing. I have already had it for 15 years. I bet it has another 25 in it. After I replace everything it will be like a new truck, just never all at once.

  5. Gena & Tom says :

    Great video! Need to get that advertising team on board. . .

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