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Curved bedside table

A friend gifted me a bunch of red oak and I promised I’d build something different with it. Since red oak is a relatively cheap wood, I thought i’d use it to experiment with an idea I had some time … Continue reading

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Wall cabinet in walnut

I completed a nw woodworking studio class on hand tools taught by Jack Reynolds, and this was the result. All of this was made from scrap wood I had in my pile. ¬†The carcase and interior is mostly Oregon black … Continue reading

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The Funky Monkey and the Low Box

The tall one I’m keeping for myself. Its made of quarter sawn white oak, walnut, poplar and ipe. The low one is a gift for my brother-in-law (a late holiday gift), and is made of mahogany and spalted mahogany with … Continue reading

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Finishing

No, not finishing as in shellac, varnish, etc., Finishing in terms of completing. It’s always that last 10% that gets put off due to the urge to get started with something new. Slow down…slow down…

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Zebrawood vertical box with legs

The second of the holiday boxes I’ve been using for dovetail practice. I gave this one to my wife. Hand-cut drawer half-blind dovetails, zebra wood and paduk drawer fronts, walnut case. Hand-rubbed oil finish. Interior removable valets of asian ebony … Continue reading

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Zebra-wood vertical box

I’ve been practicing my dovetails, both router and hand-cut with a series of boxes. This is the first I’ve finished, and is probably my favorite. ¬†Though not quite a jewelry box, this could be used as such, but is probably … Continue reading

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