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  1. Quarter Round Coffee Table

    The top is many lineal feet of 1/4" thick x 3/4" wide teak strips - bent and laminated over a subtop of laminated baltic birch ply. At the storage compartment, the lid was cut out after laminating for continuous grain match and the pull was carved out of teak strips that were laminated wider...
  2. A Wooden Car and Thank you to Gary for his "Ode' to an Old Craftsman"

    Wooden Toy Car thanks to Gary's "Ode' to Old Craftsman"... About 6 weeks ago I found a posting on Lumber Jocks as follows: ode' to a craftsmen - wooden toy car First off, I won't claim that this art work is may creation. I found this old car in a barn/sales shop in North Carolina. It was...
  3. How do you say THANK YOU to a very generous bloke - A SURPRISE TOY!

    How do you say THANK YOU to a very generous bloke - A SURPRISE TOY! Yes, Their is a woodworker in Townsville who is one of the instigators of the SuperTee Pink Projects fund raiser who in my humble opinion is one "Fair Dinkum Aussie", Mark Dainer https://www.dainermade.com/ I met Mark though a...
  4. A thank you for a generous friend Dick Byrd in Ohio, USA.

    A thank you for a generous friend Dick Byrd in Ohio, USA. All recycled timber to honour recycle1943… Wooden toy quad bike or ATV is made from recycled Spotted Gum, body [my builder friend gave me an old hardwood bearer which I cleaned up in my thicknesser], Australian Red Cedar, sides [a...
  5. Finished Credenza!

    FINALLY! This credenza has been on the back of my mind sitting in the back of the shop at my school for over a year. Finally i did the finishing touches on it to finish it for my dads office. This started out as a project my dad and I started last year in a night woodshop class. we never...
  6. Another THANK YOU Gift for the 50yr Navy Reunion

    Another THANK YOU Gift for the 50yr Navy Reunion Yes the reunion is still on for about one third of the blokes from our mob who aren't in Lockdown Stay at Home Orders. One of the blokes on the reunion committee who has been collating the 50yr reunion story book. I had an offcut of a slab from...
  7. My first wing bowl

    This is my first "wing" bowl. I'm not too proud of finishing … Wood is dried plum, finished with linseed oil.
  8. Wishing Well Planter

    Painting this Wishing Well Planter white and getting nice photos during the day was difficult. Guess I need to brush up on how to take pictures during bright sunny days. I was looking to make something a little different from the last one. Please Lumberjocks, jump in and comment. Any ideas or...
  9. fairy house on a stump

    This is my favorite piece to date. It features an old stump a friend of mine begged me to take that I wasn't really interested in. It sat in front of my shop for 2 years! I had a friend visiting last year that totally believes in fairies and asked me to build a fairy house for her garden. She...
  10. The box that no woodworker wants to have to make

    My cat Gus was hit by a car last night and died. Today I had to make a box for his final resting place. It's not much on short notice, a simple pine box with some trim and plain hardware. Never thought I'd have such a difficult time of picking out hinges in the hardware store. I thought about...
  11. Old Bench make over

    This poor old bench needed a big make over. I got the timber free from a local hardware store.
  12. Bandsaw box

    First try at bandsaw box in mesquite. Followed the pattern in Donna Menke's book, "The Ultimate Band Saw Box Book". Finished with Tung oil and Beall Buff system.
  13. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    I got a parcel this morning in the mail.. I wasn't expecting anything.. Then I read the return address and saw it was from LJer Kent… OK What is he sending me… OH I KNOW…he is sending me some bubinga.. LOL I read the customs label and saw that it was a wooden mallot Nice one Kent. Even though...
  14. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    I wasn't sure where to post this but thought this might be the appropriate place. Hope I was right. I'd like to thank all of you nice people who welcomed me to LJs the other day. I was actually shocked that within five minutes of registering I was receiving welcome messages from members. Over...
  15. Site Help and Suggestions
    This is about the only place on the WWW I go on a regular basis, exccept to check email. I have learned more here in the last year or so than I would have on my own the rest of my life. I have answers to questins i didn't even know enough to ask!! Just thought I'd put up a little feedback for...
  16. Designing Woodworking Projects
    Hey all, Hope everyone is having a wonderful day. I am looking for some help. I've recently purchased a new home and it needs some remodeling. I will be able to build the cabinets myself, but I've only ever built one or two at a time. It would be easier to have a layout and cut list. I've been...
  17. Woodworking Skill Share
    Over the last year that I have been a member of Lumberjocks, I have asked a lot of questions and received a lot of right on answers. There are too many of you to list by name, but today I got a great thrill and it is because of each and everyone of you. A friend was asking me questions about a...
  18. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    A vintage architect says thank you! to an elf or a fellow LJ… ? Someone has sent a book for MaFe the vintage architect? It is 'The anarchist's tool chest' and it arrived today with UPS… It must be a wonderful little thoughtful elf, a book elf. Whoever this secret little person is, I thank...
  19. Blogs
    Ommm = Zzzzuhm Growing up in a family of six on a First Sergeant's pay, meant that my parent's provided my brothers and I with what we needed but there wasn't much left over for extras. My father actually learned to refinish antiques because busted-up old - what other people called trash -...
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