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  1. Projects small kitchen table

    daughter wanted a small kitchen table for her apartment, just big enough for two at 30" x 36". built this using red oak for the top and poplar for the base. legs are attached using floating tenons, top is attached with z-clips. i ended up making small corner blocks and screwing them to the...
  2. Projects Side Table/Dog Condo

    My son and his Fiancé have a puppy who loves to crawl under things. He asked for my help building a new side table that would also double as a dog condo. He wanted to allow the dog to crawl under the table and relax/sleep. The design is his with a few minor adjustments The base is made of...
  3. "Go" Board Version II

    Someone saw my first game board and wanted one so…......................... I laminated two sheets of 1/2" Baltic Birch Plywood together and trimmed it all in Poplar hardwood. Added some stain and a light coat of polyurethane. Baltic Birch is one of the most stable woods for plywood. Laminated...
  4. Started months ago just finished it today. Cigar box guitar

    I started this guitar months ago but it sat around unfinished. I decided to wrap it up today. Its a short version with a poplar neck with padauk inlaid into it. It has frets to scale for its size. Its a 4 string and it feels really solid which is different from others i have seen, they...
  5. Library Desk

    I completed this piece one week before Christmas 2016. It's a present for my boys (8yrs and 7yrs). They have been in need of a desk to do their homework on. Materials: I used cherry for the primary wood and poplar and red oak for the secondary wood. The legs were laminated using 8/4 cherry...
  6. North Pole Mailbox

    Thanks to Steve at Woodworking for Mere Mortals I made this wonderful mailbox for the children. His plans are great as well as the video's he produces. I'll make more for next year.
  7. Tensegrity

    This is just a project from my 3d design class. It was fun to construct…Just dowels and screw eyes and button thread. For some reason, my prof didn't want us to paint it until we had it together…I think he likes to see us struggle :P
  8. Entry Bench

    We moved into a new house in January and the coat closet is not next to the door, there are also hickory floors that I don't want to scratch up with gravel from the driveway. This was the end result. The base is birch plywood and poplar, the top is poplar finished with stain and a thick coat...
  9. FIRST TURNING

    This is my first attempt at turning on my new Jet lathe. I had turned on an old Craftsman I had before but never really turned out anything, so this is my first useful turned project. It is a chunk of poplar that I had laying around. It is stained and finished with spray lacquer. It's about...
  10. Raised Panel Hope Chest

    A solid poplar raised panel hope chest built for a client. Rails,stiles and the top are all 8/4, so this is built like a tank. Two tone finish leaving the natural wood on the inside. Three step finish process-custom transtint dye followed by 2 coats of orange shellac topped off with G.F. Top Coat.
  11. New & Improved Router Cabinet w/ Kreg Router Table and Fence

    Well I have finally finished this project and I have to say it looks awesome . I created a blog detailing this project and you can find the blog here I was waiting on the Kreg precision router table and fence And they are awesome, I love the way they mimicked a table saw fence in that it is...
  12. Twin Curio Cabinets

    Twin matching curio cabinets constructed from 4/4 poplar. 54×72x20, both of these have tempered glass shelving and panels. All molding and trim are custom as well. Each includes a wifi-controlled light that can dim to match the clients preferences. 3 step finish process was used including...
  13. Octaped

    Pedestal for a large piece of art, statue etc. It's 30" across, made out of several layers of 8/4 poplar. The first layer of color was a black dye that was sanded back, leaving lots of character in the grain and surface variations. Then another layer of two shades of brown to arrive a the...
  14. Vanity & Mirrors

    The two ends of the vanity are out of Walnut. It was bleached and stained and then glazed, each unit had a pull out tray in the bottom. The center pedestal is out of Zebrawood veneers. The door and the drawer are on touch latch's that's why there is no pulls. It also has one pull out tray behind...
  15. Hummingbird and Australian Shepard - intarsia

    I just recently began intarsia and these are my first 2 serious attempts. I'm finding I really enjoy this.
  16. Baby Changing Table

    A friend of ours recently had her first baby. Using a suggestion I got from LJ.com, I went to the Lowe's website and got the plans. It would seem that Lowe's plans are created for the very occasional woodworker. No complex joinery here, but it did help ensure that the project moved along very...
  17. Drafting Table

    I wanted to make a drafting table that would, when not being used for drafting, would become part of a normal table. I used all scavenged wood for this project, except for the poplar top. The table can break into two pieces, one being the main drafting board, and the second being the...
  18. Wood Soldier Turned Christmas Decorations

    Made some wood soldiers for Christmas gifts. Turned from poplar dowels. My daughter does the detailing.
  19. Spalted maple/ebonized poplar bed

    This was a "commissioned" piece for my inlaws. I ebonized the poplar using black TransTint dye and India Ink. First coat Dye/ink in Zinsser Seal coat. Second coat Dye/ink in 50% ethanol. Third coat Dye/ink in seal coat again. I ended with a few coats of Arm-R-Seal.
  20. Mother's Day Collage Frame

    Frame for the wife this mother's day. Made with MDF for the word area and packer. Poplar for the frame stained black. All she needs to do is add the pictures. It will fit 5" by 7" (with some trimming) in the largest letters. Took 3 times to get the glass in. First piece I broke, second was too...
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