About Precise Solutions

Precise Solutions is a general purpose machine shop started by Grigg Mullen in Rockbridge Baths, Virginia, in 2007. He finds small and one-off problem-solving projects most enjoyable.

Machines include lathes, mills, drill presses, grinders, welders…

The shop has been updated with equipment to streamline production of timber carts.

 

About Grigg Mullen III

Grigg Mullen has been creating these timber carts since 2016. He is a longtime member of the Timber Framers Guild.

Most important tool? 6″ pocket ruler

What measuring tool can you not live without? Mitutoyo digital calipers

What’s your favorite material? Can’t pick one? Tell us about a couple. Micarta, silicon bronze

What lunch excites you the most? BBQ. Brisket and baked beans beameupbbq.com/

What’s the last book you read? Practical Ideas for Machinists by Linsley

If you’re not working in your shop, what’s an ideal place to be? In junk shops hunting down old tools I didn’t know I needed

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Homemade mint chocolate chip

You have a few days off from work (or maybe a week). What are you doing? On a good long road trip, of 1500 miles or better, in a ’51 GMC one-ton truck

It’s Super Bowl Sunday. Who are you rooting for? Chocolate ice cream, strawberry syrup, whipped cream, and a cherry

About Accacia Mullen

Accacia is the fabrication assistant, strap maker and webmaster. When she’s not helping Grigg with the timber carts, she runs a fabric store and sewing studio.

Most important tool? Good, sharp scissors

What measuring tool can you not live without? 2×18″ clear ruler

What’s your favorite material? Can’t pick one? Tell us about a couple. Corduroy, seersucker, eyelet

What lunch excites you the most? California Salad (86 cheese, with roasted red pepper vinaigrette) from the Blue Phoenix

What’s the last book you read? I listened to The Radium Girls audiobook and read How to Create a Website the Easy Way.

If you’re not working in your shop, what’s an ideal place to be? On my porch swing overlooking the Maury River.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor? Homemade butter pecan, but I can’t have more than a taste.

You have a few days off from work (or maybe a week). What are you doing? At the beach with a good book and my sweetie.