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  1. Builidng an IOWA Class Battleship

    A weekend project from the most recent issue of Wood Magazine - this Iowa Class Battleship. I added a layer of walnut to the hull to show off the waterline and also added a flag. As a retired Navy Chief, this is a great project. This ship measures 3 feet long by 7 inches wide and weighs just...
  2. Ship's Wheel Clock

    Here's a project for people that like to do spindle turning and segmented turning. I'd say, though, that there's more woodworking than woodturning in this project. The photo shows the prototype that I recently finished which is 15-1/2" diameter. The The clock in this version is a 5-1/2" brass...
  3. Kitchen Hutch Base Cabinet

    Just a simple Base Cabinet made with 4 large drawers. My wife wanted drawers instead of cabinet doors with shelves. So it just a basic unit. ready for hardware and paint. Finished it off yesterday. Since I had a weekend with no other honey do's required lol.. I use the top off another cabinet...
  4. Scrimshaw Powder Horn 21; Black Powder Container for Muzzleloading Era Firearms

    This powder horn Number 21 has been SOLD (12-19-2008) To view other Powder Horns that are FOR SALE visit my Etsy.com Store ============================== UPDATE 5-5-2011: I have agreed to teach a Powder Horn Building and Scrimshaw Decoration Class at the John Campbell Folk School in...
  5. Toy Battleship Game

    Battleship toy game. Modeled after the USS Indianapolis. Made 12 of these as a game. The dice rolled determines damage.
  6. Arr Me Maties: Boat Bed | Custom

    This is a version of my boat bed. The customer wanted a pirate themed bed. I actually built one similar to that. This customer seen it but wanted to add a little extra. First off we added the port holes. These are 6" ports with mirrors behind them. They also wanted the railing around the...
  7. ARRR The Pirate Ship | Custom

    This is a pirate ship bed that was custom made for an Interior Designer. Their client for this bed is a PGA golfer. It is a full size and I built another one similar to this one back in 2007. This one the designer made some modifications. We added a mast with crows nest, steering wheel...
  8. Puppet stage Ship

    Built out of ply wood, masonite, some old paint cans and a pvc railing. I built this puppet stage for my church. Puppets come out of the port holes and the front deck. The ship is on wheels and can be moved to other rooms.
  9. Pirates of Penzance automaton

    Pirates of Penzance automaton http://www.flickr.com/apps/video/stewart.swf?v=109786
  10. A glass case for my ship

    For something that looks so simple, this is actually one of the hardest things I have done in a long time. It took me about two weeks worth of thinking to get it right and another week to build and finish it. ( am taking care of a 2 year old and only have a chance to work on it during her naps)...
  11. Here Be Monsters - Big Fish

    Here Be Monsters - Big Fish 2012 http://www.flickr.com/apps/video/stewart.swf?v=109786
  12. Cherry Steeple Clock

    I used a modified plan which I purchased from Emperor Clock Company to build this clock. It took me quite a while to complete the project because it challenged my abililty at the time. I actually put it away for at least a year at which time I plunged back into it and completed it. I later gave...
  13. Boat Bed | Modified Headboard | Custom

    This is modified version of a boat bed I build. Normally I build it with a bookcase headboard. This time the customer wanted a flat headboard. I also put a trundle under the bed. The bow of of the boat bed lifts up and can be used as a toy box. I put a couple heavy duty lid supports to...
  14. Grandpa, I need a submarine.

    Another toy made of scraps of pine and /or hem/fir. Notice the "plans and specs" call for the top to be hinged so as to facilitate loading and unloading the crew and other "treasures". Just like the ambulance , I was concerned about how to make the hinge and attachment durable to stand normal...
  15. Grandpa, I need an aircraft carrier

    Another project made of scraps of pine and hem/fir. Notice the correction in the drawings and spes; tanks can't fly or swim, so Robby had to go back to the drawing board. Rather than issue a whole new set of drawings, he modified the old one. I have had this happen many times in my career, so...
  16. "Beauty from the Beast"

    "Beauty from the Beast" Made from a rose bush root that a friend of mine gave me. Turquoise, gold, and rose colored Inlace inlays. 3 pics: Before, during and finished project
  17. Ship Model Built From Scratch

    17TH CENTURY 64-GUN BRITISH "MAN-OF-WAR" : This is a one-of-a-kind scaled 1/96, 64-Gun British Warship Model built from scratch. The model is 27" long x 12" wide, and 25" high mid-ship. And has 5 different deck levels, plank-on-frame construction. Some of the hull and deck planks were left off...
  18. Scaled 1/96 Noahs Ark Model

    NOAHS ARK This model of Noahs Ark was built in feet according to the dimensions given in the Bible (6:15-16). The Scale of this Ark model is 1/96 (1/8=1') which would make this model 56 1/4" long x 9 3/8" wide x 5 5/8" high. There is 4 different types of wood used on the model. The dark wood on...
  19. Boat Bed | Added Some Extras| Custom

    This is a boat bed that I finished in October 2015. I added some extras like, a mast, crows nest, gallery rail on the headboard, and steering wheel, and portholes. At the last minute I changed the steering wheel to a larger one (see last picture) It has the standard trundle under the bed for...
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