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Hi all! Here’s a short video of what I’m currently working on in my wood shop.
Here is another short video of what I’m up to, trying to stay busy which doesn’t seem to be a hard aspect in my life.Thanks for having a look. Paul
Hey all, I’ve made another video this time I’ve just glued up the headrest of the current rocking chair I’m working on, I also discuss a little bit about the back braces. Hope you like it and again thanks for stopping by to have a look.
In this video I’m showing how I fill a knot hole with 5 minute epoxy resin coloured with the sawdust of the wood for a close match. Thanks for dropping by to have a look.
Today I’m working on a solid walnut coffee table, cafe table, low back chair and rocking chair all built in the maloof style of joinery and sculpting. I’m walking through my shop located in Acton, Ontario, Canada, describing what i’m working on, my pieces are built in the maloof style so lot’s of sculpting and sanding (-: Very strong dowel and tongue and groove joints. Thanks for having a look!
I’m using my band saw to re-saw a 2’’ thick piece of Canadian black walnut into 2 boards that I will glue up for the top of a coffee table top. This is a live edge board that measures about 17’’ at it’s widest part, I’ve already squared up the board using my planer due to the boards width. I plan on using the resawn boards for a solid walnut maloof inspired coffee table, I’ve never done this coffee table base with a live edge so I’...
In this video I’m applying my 3 part hand rubbed oil/resin finish to a Canadian Black Walnut coffee table base. I talk more about what and amount of ingredients in my 3 part hand rubbed oil resin finish. I can’t call it mine though, pretty sure it’s been used by many many people. I initially read about it in a Sam Maloof book I think it was called Woodworker. Well I hope you enjoy the video, I finish it up by showing the curly walnut book matched live edge coffee table to...
In this update of what I’m working on in my wood shop I give a quick walk through with a little discussion of the pieces. I start by showing my most recent finished coffee table which has a book matched live edge curly walnut top with my maloof inspired trestle table base, all from solid 2’’ walnut. I’m also working on a pair of my musicians chair, I’ve built a prototype and after lot’s of time sitting and playing guitar I’ve become satisfied wi...
Here I’m shaping the legs to my musicians chair, using a router table with a 1/2’’ round over bit mounted in it.
An update on the projects I’m currently working on in my custom wood working shop. I specialize in organic style furniture chairs and tables. Thanks for having a look hope you enjoy!
We’re using a Festool Domino DF700EQ to help in the glue up of a large table top, for the local fire hall. We decided to add the floating tenons to help keep these large pieces of 2’’ oak and cherry flat during glue up. Hope you enjoy and as always thanks for having a look.
Hey all! This is just a really short video of me re-sawing a piece of Cocobolo to be flipped open and book matched. This piece will be used in the center section of one of my Maloof inspired rocking chairs.
This is a really quick video of what I’m working on in my custom one person wood working shop, I specialize in sculpted furniture but lately have started to get into some other types of woodworking. Thanks for having a look and I promise i’ll have some better videos soon, little more detail and longer.
Just a short clip using a Festool TS 75 to trim a 9’ long table top with bread board ends that have been left long to be trimmed along with a 1/16’’ of each side.
Using a band saw I’m going to re-saw a solid Walnut board and 12’’ tall and 1.5’’ thick into 2 boards that will feature a beautiful grain book match. This board is to be used as the underside of a custom rocking chair seat. Check it out! Thanks for having a look always fun to share. (-:
After a long day in my custom woodworking shop, I take a walk through of current projects I’m working on. Custom Bubinga and Walnut home bar, 2 custom wood rocking chairs from Curly Big Leaf Maple and Cocobolo. 3’’ thick – live edge Bubinga!
We’ll I’ve spent 11 days in Toronto at the One Of A Kind Show and now i’m finally back in the wood shop. I’m working on getting a bar finished and installed before Christmas. The bar is built with walnut cabinets wrapped in frame and panel from bubinga and walnut. The counters are bubinga the upper being solid 3’’ think live edge! Have a look, hope you enjoy (-:
Hey all, pretty excited about this this morning a double rocking chair that I built a few years ago was featured in a segment on City Line on City tv. Click here to watch on cityline.ca The rocking chair segment is 17 minutes in. This chair is built from Canadian Black Walnut and Brazilian Lace wood, it was a wedding gift for one of my best friends wedding, they currently just had a baby and I’m sure will be putting this chair to good use! Click here to see pictures of this ...
I’ve been working on a custom home bar built from Bubinga and Walnut using solid and veneered wood. The counters will be protected from water using System Three Mirrorcoat a 2 part 2:1 epoxy finish that self levels and cures crystal clear. I had to give the counter a light sand and through 400 to 4000 then used a 3 step polishing process to bring the counter back to a beautiful gloss shine.
SORRY ABOUT THE SOUND YOU WILL HAVE TO TURN UP WHEN MY VOICE GOES QUIET Walk through the wood shop talking about the various projects I’m currently working on. I have been working on a home bar that is made from Bubinga and Walnut I’m almost finished just the live edge Bubinga chair rail to be installed and some wall panels. I then show my most recent dining chair design that has a different shaped headrest, legs and an inlay of Gabon ebony. The chair is built from Canadian ...
Just a quick video I filmed the other day walking through my shop discussing the projects I have on the go as well as future projects. As always thanks for having a look.Paul
While my last student went through my 6 day build your own rocking chair course, I took many pictures, time lapse and real time footage. Starting after the boring milling stage we run through a few steps in my build your own rocking chair course.
I picked up a small machine at a local aucion, hope you enjoy.
Just a quick walk through of my shop talking about the stuff I make and the stuff I use to make
I’ve been working on a live edge Bubinga bar which is now finished. I came across a little bit of footage of the third piece of live edge Bubinga I had to apply and epoxy bar top finish to. I used System Three – Mirror Coat I first sealed the wood with my poly/oil mix and let dry for about a week before the epoxy application. Mix, Pour, Spread, Torch and wait…..... Thanks all for watching hope you enjoy, any questions or comments please post! http://www.youtube.c...