Hey there! Thanks for dropping by!

Welcome to the landing site for Brindle Acres Rustic Design and my blog Sawdust, Whiskey and Oils (SWO). My name is Dave Cummins and I’m a retired veteran of 20+ years in the military and can’t thank you enough for dropping by the page.  It has been my dream from a very young age to own…

The Hidden Design in the Wood

One of the best parts of starting any woodworking project, in my opinion, is when you place that first piece of wood on your bench and begin to design in your mind what its going to look like. You know the piece in your mind is in the wood. You just have to be willing…

Life’s big question…

I own a woodworking business called Brindle Acres Rustic Design. I started it shortly after I retired from the military in 2016. When I started it I did so to fill time and admittedly to take my mind off other things but that’s another story for another time. I had always had a desire to…