Oakland, CA, US

A beginner at fine carpentry. Artist making canvases and frames. Did all my home finished carpentry.
I finished my first Roboux style work bench in January and working on my first piece of furniture. The curved desk from the April 2012 issue of FW.

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A Cabinet Maker's Tool Chest

This tool chest is from Tom Fidgen's first book. I fell in love with this tool chest, and toiled my way to get it right with help from the online videos and instructional book ""Made By Hand". I...

Contemporary bed side table

I had been thinking of bedside tables for almost a year. tearing out pictures, thinking of how to do the joinery. Then I needed to design something that I could build fast. Normally I wouldn't just...

The H table

I had to make some end tables for a condo. I had the glass from some previous tables, and the design needed to be quick and feasible. I could site many inspiration in the modern realm, and came up...

Curved Front Desk without the curve

Some may say I am cheating, but it was my first furniture woodworking project and i thought the curve was beyond my experience. Plus I didn't have a band saw. I learned so much on this desk. Great...

Recent comments

Re: Eva's Cradle

Such a beautiful design. I have been stumped on a cradle for my new nephew. He is now 5 mos. old and I am missing my opportunity to finish my cradle! I just can't seem to figure out the right layout for compound dovetails. I have an 8 degree slope. Do you have some easy tips? I currently have my four parts square with a but joint… on the shelf.
I love your big tails. Its a nice proportion with your design. Thanks!

Re: Amazing Bed in a Box

Brilliant. There are some interesting articles on Campaign furniture out there, but this takes the concept to a whole new level. You lost me on the hand made hardware...whew.Really cool.

Re: Curved Front Desk without the curve

FWW April 2012 No 225

Re: Shaker-style Cradle

That is beautiful. I have been trying to figure out the compound angle, and here you have dovetails! Nice.

Re: Writing Desk

Wow, beautiful desk. I am making the same desk and just finished the glue up for the base. I am a beginner and this is my first furniture project, so I opted not to do the curve. Knowing what I know to make this desk the square way - makes your desk even more impressive! Contrasting wood is very pretty.

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