Cabinet Doors January 05, 2017 14:55

Brushing up some dated cabinets. Sanded down the oak face frames and refinished them clear, pained the laminate ends of the exposed boxes, and made some funky doors with a decorative acrylic panel insert.

Sandwich Board December 26, 2016 13:59

A sandwich board, meant to be placed on the sidewalk, for a downtown retailer. Blue Root is responsible for the design and build of the wood portions, metal manufacture and finishing by others. Designed to make use of an existing company sign and hold a chalk board, both that could be replaced or changed out if needed.

Retail Display November 27, 2016 12:28

Design and Build of a retail display base on desired dimensions and use of standard slat wall for typical display hooks and shelves.

Mantle May 10, 2016 14:26

When the budget on a remodel slowed to a halt, I was asked by a builder to help make a mantle from original trim pieces removed from various parts of the house that had not been reused at this point.


Tempe Festival of the Arts - Spring April 13, 2016 16:44

Booth images from the Tempe Festival of the Arts Show April 8-10 2016.

Raven Poster Frames Available February 25, 2016 10:18

The Raven poster frames have been added to the online store and are available for purchase in the 20 and 32 inch sizes in Blue and Black.

Retail Counter Two November 13, 2015 08:55

Another retail display counter done in similar fashion to a previous design collaboration with the owner/designer for gallery use. Used for jewelry and supplies, an open top will get covered with glass, open shelving and drawers for supplies and storage. Hickory top and baltic birch drawers running on center mount slides underneath. I'm sure it will look better in the gallery space in Spokane, WA.

Sun Valley Arts and Crafts Festival August 13, 2015 17:39

Blue Root Design had a good showing in Sun Valley with a bunch of other great vendors. Check out LOTS of pictures.

New Frame Prototypes July 15, 2015 14:36

Here are some new prototypes of a smaller Media Frame. These are designed around 12x16 inch art and hang on the metal lattice similar to the larger media frames.

July Art Shows July 15, 2015 10:57

Two art shows for Blue Root in July. Whitefish Arts Festival over the 4th weekend and the Jackson Hole Arts Festival the following weekend. Check out some pictures in here!


Bathroom Remodel June 26, 2015 11:25

Blue Root was part of a bathroom remodel taking on the cabinet building duties, trim, and entry door staining. All boxes made from shop grade plywood and have hardwood edge banding.

Retail Counter June 24, 2015 10:58

A project in collaboration with the owner/designer making a new retail counter piece for a gallery.

Inventory Cabinets Complete June 01, 2015 16:15

Second inventory cabinet completed and paired up in the office. One drawer capacity of two labels and 200 maps each, means this system can hold 4800 maps total!

Product Invenotry Cabinet April 03, 2015 15:33

Product inventory cabinet to map storage. Simple and open design.

Blue Root Design Festool Video 2015 March 15, 2015 13:03

Created for the annual Festool video competition, this is a short video featuring some Blue Root Design products and philosophy. Shot and edited by Shoot & Release Productions in Bozeman, MT.





Media Frame Mounting January 25, 2015 11:17

Here are details about how the Media Frame One mounts artwork as well as how it mounts to the wall. (click title to see blog)

Deck and Garage Addition Plans June 15, 2013 00:00

Model and drawing representation for a designer on covered deck additions to a small carriage home. Garage also represented for build. Drawing purpose for city permitting and design representation to owner.

Upstairs Remodel May 31, 2013 00:00

Blue Root Design collaboration of design and build on an upstairs remodel with owner and builder. Design process included existing and desired outcome review and modeling. Complete build drawings for on site work and city permitting.