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
Coffee Table Base Joinery
In this short video I show how I set up for making loose tenon joinery and edge joint for the larger base piece.
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
Scrap Wood Woodworking Part 3
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
David Marks Inspired Stool
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