The Cherry Maple Stool Act IIAct II: Infancy
Eric Gibbons wasn't much, as far as being a carpenter was considered, but he loved building things with wood. He continued to do so ever since wood shop in high school when he touched a wood plane for the first time. His parents liked to joke about how carpentry was his soul-mate with the girls he brought home. The first time he made love was on a swinging bench he made for his family's cabin. He wasn't thinking about the added stress of such an act when he constructed it, and it fell apart halfway through the experience. He brought his high school sweetheart to the cabin after graduation where he proposed while she sat on the second swinging bench. They conceived their son in the same spot a few years later.
He constructed a Victorian style vanity for his in-laws on their twenty-fifth anniversary. A dining table with matching chairs went into the works when they bought a house. Thei