How many of y'all are watching Deadwood? It is a series on HBO. We really
enjoy the show and as always I watch for glimpses of woodworking details.
The series prides itself on realism in the sets and costumes. The Grand
Central Hotel for example, although a dump really, the suite that Mrs
Garrett lives in is very nicely appointed.
Anyway, this Sunday last, the episode had Bullock with the coffin built for
his son. Although they did not show him building it, that was implied and
the woodworking was pretty good. Had a nice raised panel lid, compound
miters, and molded base. Way too nice for a hardware and mining supply shop
keeper, sometimes sheriff, to have built himself in a matter of a couple of
You can see it here in the scrolling photos of episode 23: