The Nicholson bench I will be building in the coming months require a profile on the edges of the ship lapped boards for the shelf. Well, it isn't required but I like the detail it will add to the bench so I am going to make it a requirement. I want to build the bench … Continue reading Make a Scratch Stock
In this short video I show how I set up for making loose tenon joinery and edge joint for the larger base piece.
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).
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
After making a few try squares I found it fitting to make a few cutting gauges. I have two wheel marking gauges but I am not fond of the small reference surfaces. I like the marking gauges that Jeff Hamilton sells on his website and on bluesprucetoolworks.com. I like to live by the phrase "if it … Continue reading Scrap Wood Woodworking Part 3
This last week I participated in a community build started by Chris Wong of Flair Woodworks called the "Shop Stool Build-Off." It was a lot of fun and took a lot of time, on my part. Since I spend so much time going over the process of making anything, it took me several days of … Continue reading David Marks Inspired Stool