Here is a video on the process of surfacing the boards in preparation for gluing to make the top for the coffee table.
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).
I made all the sides, fronts, backs, and bottoms from poplar. The fronts were joined by half blind dovetails and then I glued a book matched pair (side to side) of spalted fiddleback maple to the fronts since I had limited amounts and thicknesses. I started by resawing some poplar and cleaning it up with … Continue reading Chisel Rack with Drawers Part 2
I really like the way the toolbox pencil turned out so I decide to use more of the same wood I stabilized using Cactus Juice from TurnTex.com. I did not have any ferrules left for this tool but I did have 3/8" aluminum rod, a file, drill bits, and a scroll chuck for the lathe. … Continue reading Scrap Wood Woodworking Part 4
It's Get Woodworking Week! An annual woodworking jump start founded by Tom Iovino over at Tomsworkbench.com. So head over there and see what other folks are doing this week too. Well, I probably won't be putting blade or edge to wood this week because I have not one but two stools to finish. My stool … Continue reading Get Woodworking Week 2014!