This is my first attempt at something like this. I am building a table for my wife’s grandmother. She is a violin instructor and she asked for a little table with a shelf to hold violin cases. The table is Cypress and the inlay is Sapele. ...
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Location: New Orleans
I am a husband, father of two, and offshore electrician. I dabble in woodworking and my skills are starting to improve. I use all my free time and money playing in the shop. Maybe I'll be able to sell something soon. I love this site!!
-- Cypress Jake, New Orleans
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I found a super deal at an estate sale so I will not continue with building my cypress framed workbench. I picked up Grizzly’s top of the line 9 drawer bench in perfectly new condition for $150. That’s right… I said $150. The lad...
My workbench project was put on hold a while back. A new baby is more important than a woodworking hobby. I am now back in the shop and ready to get a workbench built. My original plan was to use the big cypress beams as a benchtop. This isn’...