I have had a lot of requests for a a description of how to build a melting pot, so here goes. A melting pot is simply a turned vase that is dismantled, sanded and put back together, and the end result should be something like this.. This vase is roughly 8×10 inches, and requires a block 8×8x 10 inches long. Use as many contrasting layers as you like, leaving the thinner layers to the outside. Once the glue is set, mount it on the lathe with a face plate. A face pl...
http://youtu.be/6zz0alDuC5k Go on. You might even enjoy it. I love being in my happy place.
Hello all, check out my latest video Elegant Lamp Build Pt.1 on YouTube. Pt. 2 will be released next week. The idea came from FW magazine issue 222. The article was written by Christian Becksvoort. My lamp was built using Birdseye Maple. This was a fun project to make. Hope you enjoy the video. Don’t forget to Like, Share, Comment, and Subscribe. Thanks for your support. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4H-sc4jBMe0
Here is my blog post where I go into details about how I made my intersection box shelf. https://merzkecustomwoodworking.com/2015/02/12/intersecting-box-shelf/
Here I built an intersecting Box Shelf from Sapele with Walnut splines! http://youtu.be/a3TJoYPUX9M
http://youtu.be/I5IzzWCWMvQ Here is a cool weighted mallet that my mate made and videoed
http://youtu.be/_fvjrQYhadg Making the doors and hanging them.
Preparing the bedside cabinet carcass for the doors.http://youtu.be/HV-9h64jBpc
Been taking down Christmas Lights a little behind on my schedule. Setting up a workshop on a budget.Page 2Welcome back to those who followed my first blog on this topic and welcome to the new ones just ones just now following. Has it been a whole week already? Well, let me start where I left off. (takes a sip of that wonderful bean coffee), Oh yes now I remember, we were talking about lighting. I guess the next topic is how do we get rid of all that saw dust we are about to create. ...
Its been a a long few years in highschool and a solid maple workbench will be my final project. Ive been designing it for months and finally received the wood 90 BF of 8/4 hard maple. My portion being the 7 lighter colored boards on the left. Let the bench begin! Starting to shape up , i should mention the finish on these boards was fantastic , they had warped some but the faces were nearly flat and already smoothed making it much less work to joint flat surfaces. The smaller boards we...
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