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  1. Spalted Pecan Box

    This is another one that sat on the bench for a long time. The sides came from a stump I saw in a gas station parking lot next to a trailor out back. I snatched it up without knowing what it was. I split out some pieces in a quarter sawn pattern and went to the jointer to clean it up and make...
  2. Natural edge crotch platter

    This September I had the opportunity to host a day long, hands on workshop in my workshop. My friend, Don Geiger, ( http://www.geigerssolutions.com/ ) who is also a Robust lathe dealer brought in 5 lathes, a Stubby, 2 American beauties, a Sweet Sixteen, and a Liberty. We had Rudy Lopez, a very...
  3. Yet Another Show Poster Frame

    This one is spalted pecan from a buddy's ranch in the central Texas hill country. Dyed with red, yellow, and green aniline powder dye. Finished with 7 coats wipe on poly.
  4. Jewelry Box

    Daughter requested a jewelry box incorporating some Spalted Pecan from family home place. Other woods are Mahogany, White Oak, and Curly Maple. I took some inspiration from other posts on this site including using v-notch router bit on drawers and inside case sides and gluing in square (maple)...
  5. chess board for a jock

    well here is the story, i wanted something out of wood that i dont make and my fellow jock wanted something that i have made before so i made this chess board for him, the board itself is made of WALNUT, AMBROSIA MAPLE, SPALTED PECAN FOR THE OUTSIDE BOARDER, AND A STRIP OF RED CEDAR, THEN THE...
  6. PECAN AND WALNUT TABLE

    this is a commissioned table I was asked to make from some friends of mine, all they told me was make it 30×30x30…don't ya just love it, an open project, so the woods I choose were Pecan and Walnut and Heart pine for the legs, I did not fill in any nail holes and I used a semi gloss poly to...
  7. Rustic Log Spalted Pecan Table with Benches

    This is a rustic log / lodge style dining table made with 4 bookmatched slabs of native Spalted Pecan I was saving for some special project. The Table is 6 foot long by 42 inches wide, 30 inches tall with a 2.5 inch drop edge. The legs are fashioned from native Juniper Ashe and hand mortised...
  8. Spalted (and wormy) Pecan Hollow Form

    This piece of pecan was home to a huge family of worms. The log laid in my shed for a year and appeared totally dry. However when I began turning, I met several of the worm workman who did such a great job carving this piece from the inside out. The form is 8" diameter and a little over 3" tall.
  9. My 2nd Bowl

    I just got into turning. Took a class at Woodcraft and made my 1st bowl out of walnut which came out a lot nicer than I expected. This bowl is from spalted Pecan. It was really tough to turn without tearing it out. I'm sure that I'll get better but I really liked the detail in this piece of...
  10. Spalted Pecan Candle Holders

    Here are a couple of candle holders I made out of the spalted pecan I picked up at the sawyer's a couple of weeks ago. They are the same size, though the base/feet configuation is different. One of them now belongs to my wife, and the other is for sale online. I finished them with two coats of...
  11. Some Grab Bag Gifts

    I recently was asked to make some grab bag gifts for a friends son's little league team's uniform raffle….I had quite a bit of small pieces around the shop and some assorted tops, tubes, pencil and pen parts. These are just a quick sample of what each bag contained. These were made out of...
  12. Blogs
    A Visit to the Sawyer Tim Marko pointed me toward a local sawyer so I could get more hardwood for less money, and boy, did he send me to the right guy! Fritz Hannaman lives about 10 miles from my house, out on a little country road outside of Mansfield, Texas. I picked up all the wood you...
  13. Blogs
    Make a Simple Tissue Box This Weeks Project Video is one day early, as I need to spend tomorrow getting ready for my trip to IWF 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. This Tissue Box is made using Spalted Pecan and Mahogany.
  14. Blogs
    Handcut Dovetail Jewelry Box This week I share with you a decorative box which features hand cut dovetail joints. This box is made of Mahogany and Pecan and its center piece being a Spalted Pecan Panel Lid. I am no authority on dovetails joints so I don't go into a lot of detail on making...
  15. Wood & Lumber
    I was watching DIY network yesterday, like always, and one of the projects they did was using left over bamboo flooring to make end grain cutting boards. I was just thinking about buying some solid hardwood flooring, plane it down, glue it up and make some end grain boards with it. Any one do...
  16. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    Hello everyone! Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Paul, and I have been working with wood for several years. I spent 10 years renovating a 75-yr old farm house, which taught me just how much I still need to learn about woodworking. :p I am currently in the process of moving, so my...
  17. Joinery
    I don't have a powered jointer, for space and $ reasons, so I've been using a jointer plane to joint the edges of lumber. But I've found it quite time consuming to get a perfect edge. So this is what I have been doint: 1) Use the plane to get it 90-95% flat-no curves. 2) Rip the other edge...
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