A False Start When I went to the lumber store to buy the 5/4 wood for the top and base I made the mistake of not bringing the plans or dimensions. I ended up making my best guess. When I got home and laid everything out I realized that had boug...
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Location: Ottawa, Ontario
I'm just getting back into woodworking after a nearly 10-year break. At the time family life took up most of my time and I just wasn't able to spend enough time in the shop to justify the cost.
However now with my daughter in university I've got lots more time. I'm converting my 2-car garage into a dedicated workshop and starting to learn again.
My main interests right now are furniture building and decorative boxes. Basically items that can show off the beauty of solid wood and craftsmanship.
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|commented on||Mid Century Inspired Nightstands||02-23-2017 04:15 PM|
|commented on||Cherry Box||02-23-2017 04:10 PM|
|commented on||Hickory Trestle Table with Wedged Through Tenons||02-22-2017 12:06 AM|
|commented on||A Gentleman's Workbench.||02-14-2017 02:52 PM|
|commented on||Burl Box||02-03-2017 01:52 AM|
|commented on||3 octave Marimba||01-30-2017 02:22 PM|
|commented on||Beveled Walnut Dining Table||01-30-2017 02:20 PM|
|commented on||Dining Room chairs||01-29-2017 10:33 PM|
|commented on||Cherry dining room set||01-29-2017 02:25 PM|
|commented on||Walnut Entry/Shoe Bench||01-24-2017 09:51 PM|
|added project||Cherry Plant Stand||01-22-2017 04:24 PM|
|commented on||Cherry table set||01-07-2017 01:01 AM|
|commented on||First Impressions: Stepcraft-2/600 CNC||12-31-2016 05:33 PM|
|commented on||Massive Outdoor Cedar Table and Benches||12-31-2016 05:28 PM|
|commented on||Walnut round dining table||12-29-2016 02:18 PM|
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After using the template to route out the fingers it was now time to put on the 1/8” roundover. For me it was a lot easier to use the router table for this step. The edges of the fingers also needed to be rounded over. This could have...
One of the aspect’s of Marc Spagnuolo’s guild videos that I like is his discussions of board selection for projects. He always gives a good discussion regarding choosing boards of similar colour and the important consideration of grain...
Before starting this project, I want to ensure that I am fully prepared.-am I familiar with all the different techniques to build the chest?-what lumber do I need – which rough thicknesses and approximate number of board feet?-what tools do ...
One of the interesting differences between Darrell Peart’s and Marc Spagnulo’s finger joint templates is that Darrell makes two templates – one for the back end’s and one for the sides, where Marc makes a single template. O...