A Little Turning

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I took a couple of wood turning classes over the last few months. I have never done any turning before and I really liked it. I will post some pictures and more information soon.

Walnut Tray with Compound Devetails

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I first saw this project in Popular Woodworking Magazine April 2013. I liked the look of the tray and I thought it could make a good gift one day, but my main interest was the dovetails on those compound angled corners. I have done regular dovetails before but I thought this could be a challenging project to attempt, so I … Read More

Shaker Table

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This is my first furniture project. The table is based on the Woodworking Magazine Autumn 2004 article, built using white oak (mostly quartersawn white oak). The drawer dovetails are my first attempt ever at hand-cut half-blind dovetails, and I got to say cutting dovetails on oak is hard work for my chisels! The mortise and tenon joinery were done using … Read More

A Simple Lift-Lid Box

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Just started doing woodworking with some small box projects, I am using a book from Doug Stowe and one from Jim Stack as a reference. This box is from the Doug Stowe book, I just made it a little big bigger than the measurements from the book. The box is white oak with walnut for the miter keys and the … Read More