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Resurface Old Concrete Decks with Wood

Resurface Old Concrete Decks with Wood

There are a lot of inexpensive deck and patio DIY woodwork projects. If you're looking for woodwork ideas, why not consider resurfacing an old concrete one with wood?   Concrete gets pitted, worn...

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Building a Wooden Playground Adventureland

Building a Wooden Playground Adventureland

  Playgrounds today are complex wood play sets that feature swings, slides, and monkey bars for children to enjoy. To make the ideal adventure playground, why not attempt to build a sturdy structure...

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A Tale of Two Chairs

A Tale of Two Chairs

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We saw the chair on the left at a big Shaker auction in June. As a "production chair," one of thousands the Shakers made for the general public, it should not have commanded a terribly high price. We...

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Six Shaker Dining Chairs

Six Shaker Dining Chairs

These chairs are based on the proportions of a Shaker No. 3 side chair. The finials are patterned after ones characteristic of the Shaker community in Harvard, Mass. The legs and spindles are...

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Modern Adirondack Chair

Modern Adirondack Chair

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I was never a fan of the traditional adirondak chairs but when I found this plan online I had to make them. 

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Hickory Rocker

Hickory Rocker

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This rocker is a copy of one that my Grandfather used to use when I was a little fella. His rocker had been left out in the elements for many years and was rotted beyond repair. I built mine out of...

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Fantasy Shop

Fantasy Shop

I try to line my equipment up so it can be used as an out feed table if necessary, Planer being the same height as the workbenchs etc.  I have to raise the heights of some of the equipment to...

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Greg Stewarts unorthodox Scottish shop.

Greg Stewart's unorthodox Scottish shop.

A very unorthodox setup for a shop none the less apart from hand tools its kind of workable in a h&s contravening haphazard way!A place to escape and create.   

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Birdseye maple bar stool

Birdseye maple bar stool

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Bar stool in birdseye maple,hand rubbed oil/varnish finish

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No. 7 Shaker rocker, tiger maple

No. 7 Shaker rocker, tiger maple

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This is the last of my Shaker chair exploratory. But 12 chairs in, I learned enough from this one to think that the exploring isn't over. Except for the stretchers, this chair was made from a single...

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No. 4.1 Shaker rocker

No. 4.1 Shaker rocker

Yet another chair, but this one's a bit of a departure from tradition. The No. 4 is a smallish lady's bedroom chair, this one with a woven back. However, the normal Shaker practice was for the bottom...

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Butterfly Tavern Table

Butterfly Tavern Table

Light Figure Tiger Maple Butterfly Tavern Table. Stained with aniline Dye, Shellac, and top coat of wax.

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Outdoor Rocking Chair

Outdoor Rocking Chair

I love to add marquetry to my work and decided to up the challenge by designing an outdoor project that incorporated marquetry.  The chair is made from white oak and finished with seven coats of...

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Shaker childs chair, cherry

Shaker child's chair, cherry

Made for our granddaughter's second birthday, the seat height is nine inches, the rear leg height is 19 inches. To darken the cherry, the assembled frame was exposed to direct sunlight for several...

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