The Coffee Table Finish

In this video I show how I apply the first coat of Danish Oil Finish to the coffee table base and top.

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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

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