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...
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148 posts in 650 days
Location: Woodstock, Ga
Well, what can I say about me??
Software Engineer (ever since the Vic 20)
3D Artist (born on the Amiga)
Golfer (first shank in 1974, last one a week ago)
Woodworker (forever and nearly good at it)
Musician (still looking for my break)
Chef (always planning my next meal)
Optimistic Cynic (yea, right!)
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""
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|commented on||Sassafras/Sugar Maple Box||83 days ago|
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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...