Closet Conversion – Antique Icebox Style

My wife and I use our third bedroom as a home office. The closet had become a repository for disorganized piles of junk. It had one shelf, but that was it. I wanted to make the space more usable and more consistent with our use of the room as an office. Plus I wanted...
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Retro Tambour Mantel Clock

Here as another Walnut mantel clock using an original design. I used a different stain this time, Colonial Red. The face and movement are both German and includes two chimes, Bim Bam and Westminster. Notice on the back there is a cover for the speaker. I designed the...
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Walnut Bench

Bench #5, to replace #4 with wrong red color, has to match the pillow, LOL!! #4 bench I will give to our daughter. Gloss lacquer finish, seat cushion made up in shop. 1” foam glued to 1/2” plywood, and white fibre cover stapled on and 2/3 yd red vinyl...
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What Tools You Need For Woodworking

It is really easy to get confused by the massive amounts of other devices there are for woodworking demands. If you are new to woodworking and are requirement of some tools, it's best to recognize very first which tools you will certainly need and which brand names to...
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White oak table top

White oak table I built for a store. It’s 48” across. Skirt and legs are made of poplar that the store owner wanted to paint themselves. Top is put together with biscuits and cut the circle with my band saw. Skirt and legs are mortise and tenon. The top is...
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Zebrawood is a Popular Exotic Hardwood

Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®. Find a list of hot wood looks today and the dark, exotic woods will be at the forefront. Zebrawood, or zebrano, has a long list of uses for furniture and architectural millwork. It is frequently used...

Recover a Gouge Manage

Re-setting a flavor into a loose manage is a challenge I take often, but in the situation of my recently acquired W. Butcher cut, I intended to do the job with extra reverence. I was so pleased by the quality of my new-- but actually older-- gouge, that I wanted to...

Woodworking Patterns for All Your Wood Projects

If you have an interest in Do It Yourself woodworking, then discovering woodworking patterns is very important to you given that woodworking requires precision and finding woodworking patterns for all your Do It Yourself woodworking jobs need to be an objective....

Make Convex Sharpening Forms for Round Edge Tools 

Which tools are my favoreds? Well, they are divided into a couple of categories. Sentimentality & fidelity: These are tools that I acquired from my papa or my grandfather, or that were talented to me by liked ones and buddies, in addition to devices that I bought...

Dawks at the Yale Furniture Study

A couple of weeks ago I was invited by the Yale University Art Gallery to do a discussion on colonial wood turning. The occasion happened at their legendary Furniture Study in lieu of their regular public tour. Throughout the discussion, I highlighted the distinctions...

Boarded Scandinavian Tool Breast– Too Cool

It takes an unique device chest to obtain me to rest up straight-- I have actually spent the last 6 or 7 years of my life investigating and writing concerning device chests. But this one, most likely Swedish, is wonderful. While the make-up of all the tools, burl...

Cocobolo Is a Dramatic Hardwood with a Beautiful Figure

  Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®.     In Mexico, the tree is called granadillo, but in most places around the world, dalbergia retusa is known as cocobolo. Cocobolo timber is sturdy and yields some very interesting, beautiful...

How to Put a Round Peg in a Round Hole? Plug Cutters

Filling a roundish hole in a plank is a not-uncommon requirement: knot holes, or reclaimed wood accompanied by cuts for plumbing and heating, can present boards that need something beyond wood filler - they need a plug. Here are four tools we've run across, and a bit...

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