Category Archives: Projects

Pedestal Table

I’ve completed the pedestal table, Duncan Phyfe style. It’s maple with a brown aniline dye mixed with satin polyurethane. Single dovetailed drawer, claw feet caps. The pedestal was turned on a lathe.

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Handtool cabinet boxes

Here are the two handtool cabinet boxes I was working on. Now I can put plane accessories etc. away. The fronts are from maple burl, the drawer parts are walnut. Half blind dovetails for the fronts, through dovetails for the … Continue reading

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Another dovetailed box

Back at ‘er. Another small #handtool cabinet box. It’s been a while since I’ve done dovetails but even with the time gone by it’s the tightest and quickest yet. #woodworking #walnut

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Small turned textured box

Here is a small turned walnut textured box I made from a Lee Valley course taught by Steven Kennard from Nova Scotia.

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A Sawyer’s Saw Bench

Here is a video I made when I build my saw bench. It’s a design my Tom Fidgen or The Unplugged Workshop.

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Cutlery Insert

This took me longer than I thought but I made this drawer organizer out of walnut to set inside the kitchen drawer.

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Kapex mitre saw small parts clamp platform

I made an improvement to my mitre saw. The clamp that comes with the saw is too far away from the blade and I sometimes have to cut small parts that won’t reach the clamp. There’s no way I’m holding … Continue reading

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First Bowl

Someone on my street was cutting down a large maple tree so I grabbed a few stumps to try and turn my first bowl on my lathe. The wood looked like fungus had started but it makes a weird star … Continue reading

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Hand tool cabinet update

The cabinet is coming along slowly. I’ve installed the doors within the main doors to allow more tool storage. Now the fun part is making individual custom holders for each item. Next step is the main upper mini-cabinet.

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Hand tool cabinet coming along

I’ve been working on this cabinet for a while for all of my hand tools, it’s 3/4 finished. I need a middle upper cabinet, and two door cabinets that open up to reveal yet more hand tools.

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