Toolbox #1: Too Impatient

I forgot to put my cuts in the drawer foundation assemblies for vertical strength and drawer division. I’ll do that with a Zonas saw and a chisel. I need to strengthen all that up. A friend told me to leave the tenons in these assemblies...

Marquetry Cutting Styles #5: Repeating Patterns

I was doing a piece by piece experiment recently with an eye to a new project I had in mind and thought it would make an appropriate addition to this blog series. I have touched on piece by piece or classic style already I know but this is a...

coffee table

Hello, Last year my wife wants a new coffee table. It must also be built easily. My wife would know myself better. I built the table but in my own way. The pictures will show you that I did everything with hand tools. Have fun watching it....

Marocan Pattern Build #1: Intro and Stock preparation

I saw a picture of a pattern on google that I though would be fun to make. It looks like a rugby/American football ball in a square centered on the diagonal. I figured that I will need to start with a Square or rectangular lumber and...

Workshop Tour

Workshop tour challenge Well here is my shop. I started feeling better finally so, I decided to clean up the shop before taking the pictures. I started taking pictures in a clockwise fashion. This is the corner next to the house entrence. ...

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