Nail polish storage

This project I made fo my friend birthday. She have small manicure business and I decided to make Greene and Greene style nail polish wall storage. I used sapele and padauk, ebony for the splines and pegs. I decided to add inlay with mother of the pearl and silver...
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Table saw overhead dust collection for ~$40

I was looking at purchasing a commercial overhead collection system for ~ $ 350 (Cdn) but wasn’t impressed that they are mostly 3” mains with an even smaller guard/collection head. Another thing I didn’t like was having to run another hose to the...
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Lidded Box

The body is some kind of Mahogany, I believe, though, in this light, it sure looks to me like Padauk. For the lid, I stacked four pieces of contrasting wood -Ficus; Cocobolo; the same Mahogany; Hard Maple.Now, a “musical interlude” It’s what I have...
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Scroll Saw Stand (Video)

A scroll saw stand built out of birch and scraps. To watch the build video on my YouTube channel click here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDQLb-IlSNI Woodworking Projects at...
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Small Parts Storage

I built this simple unit to hold a load of the the really useful boxes to store some of my small consumables. The lip at the top of the boxes runs along the bottom of the slots I routed in the vertical dividers. I had the clear boxes already and I managed to get the...
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DIY Wood – Folding Stool

With two pieces of pine and easy tools, make this easy-to-store seat. Perfect picnic. A folding stool or two is perfect for a picnic in the park – or your backyard. To make a matching table, just upsize the stool components. This easy job made from two pieces of...

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...

Woodworking is a Gratifying Pastime

Maybe you're considering going into woodworking? Woodworking can represent an enjoyable as well as pleasing hobby, while it can additionally be rather discouraging. In a world loaded with mass-produced, poorly crafted furnishings, it can be an enjoy create a product...

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...

Beech and Walnut Workbench

Wanted to share the work bench that I had built. I decided that I was going to be a purist and use only traditional hand tools on this, and I did. (Mostly) all of the dimensioning of the lumber was done at a mill, but other than that I used all hand tools. the most...

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Jarrah Is Popular in Flooring and Interior Joinery

Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®. Jarrah’s a red-hot hit, both with interior and outdoor applications. A popular and well regarded species of eucalyptus from Western Australia, jarrah has long been a favorite because of its strength,...

An Idea for Handsawing Rabbets & Sliding Dovetails

I have actually been reducing a whole lot of large-scale moving dovetails and rabbets recently. And when these housed joints reach a particular dimension (think of a dovetail outlet that is 4" broad and 30" long) it's far more efficient to saw out the walls manually....

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