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  1. A Chest of Drawers and Nightstand for Michael

    Phew - I finally completed this project! It took me over a year (I started it, took 8 mo off from the shop, then returned to complete it). It's walnut with cherry bowties and pegs. Maple back, drawer sides, and carcass parts. This thing is a beast! Very stout and heavy! I learned a lot with...
  2. Beech cutting board with bowties

    Hi everyone! I've made this cutting board for my brother from a beech board that I had lying in the workshop with a crack in one end. Leave your comments and questions. I'll be pleased to answer all of them. YouTube Channel link: https://www.youtube.com/c/woodworkingbarcelona Have a nice...
  3. Mulberry Firewood Save

    A friend of mine cut up a mulberry tree and gave me the firewood. I have always wanted to build something from this bright yellow wood, so of course a box happened. Dimensions: 12×7x3 3/4". No glue box joints. Shipwright hinges. Deft semi-gloss rattle can lacquer finish followed by Renissance...
  4. Live Edge End Tables

    So i had a client contact me and ask me to make something from these two slabs she saved from the house her kids grew up in. I thought they would make some great end tables so thats the route we chose. I am so glad i could help this family preserve this memory and the piece can stay in the...
  5. Cutting board with epoxy

    Hello everybody. Today I want to expose to view new work - round cutting board with epoxy and laser graving. I decided to make the classic version. For boards used beech cherry apple ash and oak.
  6. Spalted Hackberry, Live Edge Coffee Table

    This table is made from a spalted hackberry offcut from a BIG log. I had to cut some shorter slabs off the butt end to get the log to fit through the mill and decided these shorts were too pretty to burn. Table is 5' long x 19" wide x 19" tall. Walnut bowties and plugs. Finished with BLO...
  7. "reflection"

    "Reflection" first came to me in a dream. Once fully awake I sketched and then drafted the plans. I have 'bout 45 hours involved in the creating. Unseen is the neodymium magnets which hold the lids together. I notched and buried them in the two front cornerz of each lid and their corresponding...
  8. My Daughter's Christmas present. Holly

    My Daughters saw the jewelry box I made for our flower girl when she graduated college, so of coarse they wanted one and daddy has to make it. Holly's box is walnut and maple with cherry for the inner box. It is the first time I put in a lock, it wasn't perfect but it works. Dovetails to join...
  9. Urban reclaimed walnut bookmatch dining table

    I reclaimed this tree from a farmers yard in northwest Wisconsin. I slabbed it then air dried it for a year before I ran it through the kiln. Normally a 7-12 day job, I managed to crank out this dining table in just four days for an upcoming show. Thats a matching walnut slab desk in the...
  10. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    Hi Friends and buddies My wife occasionally ask me how many comments I have since I don't really pay attention anymore I have to look to tell her,but today when I told her about getting a good number of notices of new buddies she asked "how many buddies did I have",I said I'd have to...
  11. Joinery
    Hey, I've just sanded up a new piece of monterey pine for a project on the go. This is by far got the most cracks in a slab of timber I've worked on before. The end finish will be coated in epoxy resin and this timber is extremely dry. I think it may still need some bow ties in it to prevent...
  12. Hand Tools
    Working on a Union #3c plane. It has a cracked tote i would like to either repair, or replace. problem? Can't get the ##@# bolt to even budge. Should i try to soak it loose? Being an old Union plane, nothing stanley made will fit. If the tote bolt is like the front knob...
  13. Woodworking Skill Share
    About 2 weeks ago I purchased a 1/8" inlay kit from a local dealer here. Most places only stock 1/4" kits and I had a special project in mind for some novelty bowties (Dutchmen). After several setups and shimming the stock so the bearing would not drag on the wood I find that the spiral bit...
  14. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    I just bought a new Jet 16/32 drum sander. I had problems getting the conveor to track no matter what I did. I called them and they had me drill out the bracket for the front roller and adjust it forward. After that I does track, but I still have to have the tension tight on the outboard side...
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