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  1. Walnut TV stand

    This was an exciting project.a lot of learning was done along the way..first I had to flatten and remove the twists from the lumber so I built a very simple planing sled.The top was then assembled using biscuit joinery and breadboard ends..the carcass is held together with pocket hole screws.I...
  2. A Little Piece of Ireland, A Little Piece of Texas

    The light-colored wood of this box is quartersawn Sycamore Maple. I cut it from a piece of firewood which I retrieved from a wedding chapel in Ireland at a friend's wedding. The box is a gift for said friend. The dark-colored wood is American Cherry. I cut it from a tree that washed up by the...
  3. Celtic Cross Electric Guitar

    CELTIC CROSS ELECTRIC GUITAR Made in honor of my employer who is from Ireland … The top half of this Irish cross design guitar body was constructed using reclaimed cherry wood. The bottom half was constructed using reclaimed barn oak with the center being oak heartwood. The clover (Shamrock)...
  4. Pre-1850’s Travelling Trunk from Cavan in Ireland

    Pre-1850's Travelling Trunk from Cavan in Ireland. My Son-In-Law rescued this old travelling trunk from his grandmothers estate. It was his great great great grandfather's from when he travelled from Cavan in Ireland to Australian in 1850. The under side has been rough hughened. It's...
  5. "Second wind"

    As my mother would have said - this piece of olive was "fait a la mao", which I think was supposed to mean "hand made". When we first moved into this house in Portugal 5 years ago, we had to chop down a "dead" olive tree - it has since regrown into a fine, if multi-, upstanding citizen. This was...
  6. oak shelf

    This is a oak shelf that i somewhat tried to make look like the older mantle shelfs or organ tops , but not even close to being as ornate.
  7. Ogham cherry chair by Tiernan Roe Fine Woodworking

    The client wanted a chair that was comfortable, simple, light, robust and unique to them. Everything that a chair should be really. They came to me first looking for some shaker inspired chairs but after a lengthy design process I came up with these chairs. The strong vertical elements in the...
  8. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    Hey everybody. I've got the good fortune to spend 9 weeks in Europe this summer, and rather than just tourist it up, I'd like to expand the scope of my woodworking awareness. Whether it's a museum, a magnificent structure, or just a friendly craftsman with a desire to share, I'm into it. I'm...
  9. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    Ireland is an island to the west of Britain but Northern Ireland is just off the mainland - not the Irish mainland, the British mainland. The capital of Ireland is Dublin. It has a population of a million people, all of whom will be shopping in Newry this afternoon. They travel to Newry because...
  10. Blogs
    An inspirational horse and rider Whenever I travel, particularly since I got the bug, I make it a point to visit somewhere that houses things made of wood by known or unknown craftsmen so I can fawn over their wonderful creations. I thought I should start sharing. A few years ago I had the...
  11. Wood & Lumber
    Hi all, I am planning on building a new workshop for myself, and I am planning on making a stand for my lathe. (I know I'm probably getting ahead of myself, but planning is essential!!! I want to make it from Beech wood. I rang a guy from a local Sawmills and gave him the...
  12. Blogs
    Interesting wood and furniture I saw in Europe I visited Spain and Ireland last week, and noticed a few cool pieces of furniture. I didn't photograph it, but I saw an antique table with a top that was about 6' long by 24" wide, all one hardwood piece… And a lot of other older pieces with...
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