I selected a small piece of highly figured padauk for the front feature and remade it to my scratch trial dimensions: After a few hours of sanding I was ready for finishing in tung oil: I used three sessions for 3 coats of tung oil l...
|View Chris Cook's:||home||workshop||projects (14)||blog (22)||reviews (1)||forum topics (4)||buddies (13)||favorites (0)||activity log|
187 posts in 1698 days
Location: Woodstock, Ga
Build it, then build it again.
Collaboration is the key to success. Even if it is just talking to the wall. Fortunately, I have the crew here to collaborate with! There's more to learn here than I can ever hope.
Make sawdust, then vacuum it up!
-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""
Latest Activity | view all »
|replied on||If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now...||09-28-2015 06:20 PM|
|commented on||Secret Hole in The Wall||09-25-2015 03:47 PM|
|replied on||If I purchase an item...||06-22-2015 05:10 PM|
|commented on||Clemson candle box||06-10-2015 11:56 AM|
|replied on||Are people really this stupid?||04-23-2015 01:59 PM|
|commented on||Free Guitar Hangers||04-15-2015 04:15 PM|
|replied on||Festool replacing Table Saw?||04-11-2015 05:15 PM|
|commented on||Great Saw - Keep it in Context||03-22-2015 02:30 PM|
|commented on||New Masterpiece finished and passed!||03-18-2015 12:38 PM|
|commented on||My very first F5 mandolin||03-17-2015 12:22 AM|
|commented on||My very first F5 mandolin||03-16-2015 10:47 PM|
|commented on||Testing Blog Creations Using Multiple Images (Ignore)||03-12-2015 05:20 PM|
|commented on||Tips and Techiques #2: The Somewhat Invisible Hinge Tutorial||03-05-2015 03:51 PM|
|commented on||The Somewhat Invisible Hinge Part Two||03-03-2015 01:11 AM|
|replied on||Damned if you do and damned if you don't WTF!!!!||02-06-2015 02:17 PM|
Latest Projects | view all 14 »
Latest Blog Entries | view all 22 »
The next part was to figure how a nice tray would work into this. I thought I would just make a set-in tray with small compartments. This would be made of the same padauk: for the bottom I joined two pieces of the same padauk: ...
I wanted to go with a technique I have been playing with where I miter every edge. I just made a new 45 degree sled for my saw and made a few test boxes that gave me some confidence in getting all the 45 degree corners right. after cutting...
This is a jewelry box project for my Daughter’s 22 birthday at the end of the month. Due to the time I spent trying to plan this out, I didn’t get to start until the second week of August. I spent time with concepts in Sketchup and ...
I wanted to make something for my wife’s birthday and mother’s day, which fell on the same weekend this year. I have had this semi-spalted maple in my collection of wood so I cleaned it up for this project. Since it is nearl...