After several months of on and off work the six board chest project is in the house. Its not done but finishing in my unheated garage at sub zero temperatures dictated that it come in for the finish. Tonight the shellac base and hopefully paint ...
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Location: Buffalo NY
I'm an engineer by trade, I love boating and fishing and my woodworking tends to be in that arena. I've recently discovered how much I like working with hand tools. I've picked up a few hand planes and backsaws and really like working with them even if it takes a little longer sometimes.
-- Mike, Western New York
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While learning to hand saw I’ve been somewhat ham fisted as the phrase goes in the past. Saws jamming and bending during my work has slowly decreased over the last year. Tonight while trimming a small piece off a 20” wide board I dis...
Trestle shaped and glued up Frame and panel table top coming together, finished with pegged corners for strength and looks. A subframe on the trestle to stiffen the top and help hide most of the screws. The top is removable for ...
Once all these mortises and tenons were cut I was able to glue and peg up the base for the table. Next up refining the shape of the base and supports with some tapers and chamfered edges.