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  1. Maple Sink Base

    Here's a maple sink base I made based on homeowner sketches (yikes!). All material was rough cut to begin so all the milling too me quite a while. He wanted 4 inch thick legs so i ended up using 10/4 and gluiong up two pieces after carefully jointing them. My years in a handmade furinture...
  2. Reclaimed pallet wood cutting board (mostly white and red oak)

    The series for this project - here is quite in-depth, so I won't recreate it here. I'll just sum up… I got a stack of slats from a pallet from a local bearing shop all cut up nicely in a stack of 14"-16" pieces. Sorting them, I found many that appeared to be kinds of oak. I ran these over the...
  3. Model Bell 407 helicopter

    This is my Scale Bell 407 model. I started it in January and finally finished it today. The length of the body (not counting the rotor blades) is 44", with the blades it is 52". The body is made out of cherry, if you're interested on how I managed to make it, check out my blog entrees here...
  4. Finished Mahogany Serving Tray

    This is the finished mahogany serving tray I posted a 'work in progress' about earlier this month. I'm very pleased with the result. Check out the 4 min. movie I made about it on YouTube: - Frank Boer
  5. Roupeiro / Wardrobe

    I design this project to Comovar (a company here in Portugal). This wardrobe is 16mm thick, 0.58 m deep and has shelves and partitions. It has three boxes. One of them with 1mt and the other two with 0,50cm, 16mm. There are two drawers with 1mt. It comes in other colors too: grey and black and...
  6. Reproduction Antique Rocking Chair

    I bought this hardwood rocker from the local junk dealer for $10 and faux finished it to give it an aged, well worn look, then put a price tag of $175 on it. I didn't skimp on details on this project. It took hours of hand work to get this look. The varnished maple was sanded to give the faux...
  7. Grandfather Clock

    March of this year 2006 an ad. appeared in our news paper, Southern Cherry in field seasoned 6 months. I told the wife I wanted to build her a desk, Her suggestion was to build a grandfather clock that we have wanted from the time we got married 45 years ago. The wood was cut from trees being...
  8. Dresser

    For our minister's baby daughter.
  9. Cherry Valet - From tree to finished product

    I made this out of some of the cherry that my woodworking buddies and I had cut down, milled and then we air dryed it for one year. It was quite an expierence. We paid a sawyer to cut it down and mill it into 4/4 stock. We air dryed it ourselves. We put a lot of "sweat" equity into that wood...
  10. First finished project!

    This was just a quick practice project. I wanted to practice free hand routing, and I decided to make a sign for my daughter's bedroom door. every time we walk by her room, she runs in, grabs some toys and says "let's play". I figured this would be easy enough to do, and it turned out better...
  11. Live Edge Pine Buffet/Desk

    A friend wanted a buffet/desk for their family room and gave me free range. I decided the environment needed a live edge floating anchor under their picture shelves. A quick trip to a local saw mill netted a nice wide pine slab that met the length, interest and width requirements. Sanding...
  12. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    Hello All, I have a question for all you festool users. I am planning on buying a festool rotex 125 sander and I was curious about where to get replacement sanding discs. Due to the unique design of festools dust collection I am wondering if I would be stuck buying ALL replacement sanding...
  13. Woodworking Skill Share
    Hello!! I have been working with wood since I was a good. Always loved it. Found a lot of good information on this site too. Lately, I have turned my hobby from fly fishing to wood working. I have all the necessities to get into trouble ;-). For christmas, I figured my mother in law could use...
  14. Designing Woodworking Projects
    Hey everyone, I am trying to put my ducks in a row and think a few steps ahead with my bat house project. Here is a link to a blog I put up describing it more in detail AHS Razorbats This is going to be a project that I want to look nice for as long as possible so I am needing something to help...
  15. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    Hey all! I have an older hand me down drill press, back from when they were made from precast iron, its a bench top model and works like its brand new. It has the pulley system which I have played around with, and I think I have the pulleys set up to produce the most amount of RPM's, however...
  16. Blogs
    visualizing a cutting board in SketchUp I got some good suggestions in my last post about what to do with this block that I glued up from mostly reclaimed red oak pallet wood: One of the ideas I liked best was an end grain cutting board. I realized I had pics of each side of the block, so I...
  17. Blogs
    My New Toy! A Mini Wood Lathe! Today Harbor Freight had a 25% off coupon. I used mine to buy a mini wood lathe. My best friend was with me and he bought a set of chisels for me as my birthday gift. I'm so excited, and already very covered in saw dust and wood shavings. Naturally, I tried to...
  18. Blogs
    Making the cut This project is building a childs rocking chair. Marc at thewoodwhisperer.com is organizing this and this is a charity fund raising project towards woodworkers with cancer. For more info please visit http://thewoodwhisperer.com/wfc/ and join in on the project. it is a nice and...
  19. Blogs
    And in the beginning... September 16, 2011 Our first granddaughter was born today, and although I had thought about it for some time leading up to her birth, other "more important things" just kept coming up, but now that she is here, I am seriously starting to build this cradle and don't...
  20. Blogs
    Turning a very old rusted bench into a patriotic showpiece I picked this bench up off Craigslist for $10 wood was to far gone to save. Plan is to sandblast ends repaint them silver and do an American flag themed bench.
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