In this video I show how I apply the first coat of Danish Oil Finish to the coffee table base and top.
Rough Shaping and the Base Joint
In this video I show how I remove the material from the underside of the large base piece without ripping a strip off and gluing back together. The practice is not for the novice woodworker. I also show how I roughly cut out the shape of the base pieces and prepare them for template routing. … Continue reading Rough Shaping and the Base Joint
Milling the Base Material
In this video I show how I chose the pieces for the base and how to mill a board wider than the capacity of my jointer.
Coffee Table Build-Off Project Introduction
This is the first video on the building of the coffee table for the Coffee Table Build-Off. Follow other craftsmen from around the world on Twitter by searching #CoffeeTBO (not #CTBO as stated in the video).
Coffee Table Design Idea: The Conic Coffee Table
My educational background is in Mathematics. I particularly enjoyed Geometry and Calculus due to the graphing nature, as well as, the computational aspect. Now, I will assume the reader has some knowledge/recollection of high school algebra to know that these four sections are made by passing a plane through a cone in four different ways. … Continue reading Coffee Table Design Idea: The Conic Coffee Table
Coffee Table Build-Off #CoffeeTBO
Early this year, Chris Wong of Flair Woodworks, hosted a Shop Stool Build-Off (#SSBO on twitter) and the turn out was fantastic. The judges and entries were plentiful. The build-off was such a success that it has prompted a second build-off, this one is of the coffee table variety, fittingly titled Coffee Table Build-Off hosted … Continue reading Coffee Table Build-Off #CoffeeTBO