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Side table

My wife wanted a side table to set under a window in the office so she could set her laptop on. I found a walnut board that measured 14"x100". The entire table was made from that one board. The only...


I was asked by a close friend to build him a casket.  He was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer and had 2-6 months to live.  I was honored to build it.  As a woodworker, it was a very enjoyable...

Chinese Checkers

This is my first try at making a game board.  The lady that asked me to make a chinese checker board for her husband, gave me the creative freedom to do what I wanted.  This was the final product...

end grain cutting board

This is my first cutting board.  It measures about 12"x9.5"x1" thick.  It is made of walnut and hard maple.  It is endgrain and finished with 3 coats of mineral oil.  I put rubber...

Quilt Frame

My wife has been wanting an adjustable quilt frame for a long time.  I finally got working on it a few months ago.  I used scrap wood from left over projects.  I used walnut, maple...

corner wall cabinet

This is a corner cabinet that I built.  These are the first cabinets that I have made.  The doors are raised panel with an arch on the top doors.  Each door is 33"x24" with soft close...


This is my first box I have attempted to make.  I used black walnut and maple.  I finished it with tongue oil.  It turned out pretty good so no it is time to make some for my little...


I started this project back in January.  My wife wanted a big bookcase.  The middle section measures 48 inches wide and 7 1/2 feet tall and each side section is 28 inches wide and 7 feet...

Towel Rack

I made this towel rack out of black walnut.  It is finished with semi-gloss polyurethane.  I had difficulty finding a walnut dowel and I tried turning one with limited succes.  I found...

Fireplace mantel

This is me and my dad's first woodworking project.  The mantel has black walnut panels and the rest is knotty alder with an "early American" stain.  It is finished with a semigloss...

Recent comments

Re: Walnut Valet Box

You did a great job. I love the look if the box. Would it be okay if I used this design to build my 7 year old a box for her birthday? Thanks for sharing

Re: Lanai Table

Nice work. Just thinking about how you did the corner joint makes my head hurt. I more I look at other peoples work on this site, the more I realize how much talent other people have and that I have along way to go in my woodworking skills. Thanks for sharing.

Re: Live edge 2.0 tabletop

You did a great job. I love walnut and the 2 woods together really work. How do you get such a good fit with the live edge of maple?

Re: Tina's chair

Awesome. The strip of oak down the center of each back rail is neat. It really shows the color of the walnut. Did you use oak anywhere else on the chair. What did you use to finish the chair. I keep playing with the idea to "sculpt" a chair. Wonderful work. Thanks for sharing.

Re: Bench - Ironwood and Cocobolo

That is a beautiful table. Wonderful lines on it. What kind of finish did you put on it?

Re: reclaimed pickle barrel red wood door with split wood panels

Great job on the front door. Very clean and cut look to it. Good job.

Re: Bubinga Sideboard - Comtemporary Design

Beautiful work. I am not a big fan of contemporary, but this piece of furniture is worderful to look at. I also agree that the legs worked out great. The floating top really adds to the whole piece. Great job.

Re: Fireplace mantel

It is a propane fireplace. We rarely use the fireplace, mainly for emergency heat if the power goes out. The sides are 6 inches apart. Thanks for the comment.

Re: Towel Rack

Thanks for the comment. Since this project I have learned of the router trick to make dowels. My dad has used it and it worked great.

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