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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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Hall Table

Hall Table

Hall Table for a foyer area. Sapele African Mahogany. Pore filled for smooth surfaces, and protected with General Finishes varnish. Dyed red-brown with water-based dye.

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Arts and Crafts sideboard

Arts and Crafts sideboard

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This Honduras mahogany sideboard is designed in an arts and crafts tradition. As noted in the photo captions, I started the design with variations on a long slow curve (seen in Harvey Ellis' work as...

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John Wayne Green Beret

John Wayne Green Beret

Made this Frame from Phillipino Mahagony and thought it would be cool to put the actual flash on his Green Beret in the poster to show contrast.  I am actually a Green Beret so this was a cool...

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Plaque For the Man

Plaque For the Man

I designed and made this plaque for a boss and best friend.  I was made from mahogany and red oak.  I took me about a month to finish this project.  Everything was built by me except the cardboard...

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Celtic Cross Wooden Box!

Celtic Cross Wooden Box!

Just a little piece of artwork I completed, the center portion is stained 'hard maple' with a chip carved celtic cross (the same as the one on my personal guitar I recently posted). I then inlayed...

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Pencil Post Bed (built from one of Fine Woodworkings many plans. )

Pencil Post Bed (built from one of Fine Woodworkings many plans. )

This bed was built from Fine Woodworking plans. I took the photos before I stained and waxed the bed frame. I believe this project to be a higher skill level project. I ordered the paper plans as...

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Mahogany Morris and Friend

Mahogany Morris and Friend

African Mahogany adds a bit of formality to this pair of Stickley icons. The striations and natural color variations of AM maintain the visual interest. Most of thetraditionaldetailssuch...

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Krenov Style Hope Chest Case

Krenov Style 'Hope Chest' Case

This Krenov style case is a gift to my daughter as she prepares for her October 2014 marriage. I felt obligated to build a hope chest for her but, couldn't resist an opportunity to try my hand at a...

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Mahogany and Leather Side Table

Mahogany and Leather Side Table

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I came across an incredibly lovely board of Santos mahogany one day, with swirls of vanilla and orange in the grain, that board is what inspired the whole piece.  The legs are ebonized maple with a...

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Sculpture done with nails and tacks.

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I decided to do another larger nail sculpture. This is of Van Goghs Starry Night and is 22" x 30" The frame is mahogany and the nails are pounded into two layers of plywood. I did drill pilot holes...

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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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Greene and Greene sofa table

Greene and Greene sofa table

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Greene and Greene sofa table. This is a table from the Blacker House of witch the Greene brothers designed. I worked off a photo of the piece. The wood is Sipo Mahogany, Ebony and Poplar for the...

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The Hammer Family

The Hammer Family

Just had to make another one of these. Only took 50 hours to do. Lost count of the number of nails and tacks. Mahogony frame and vintage hammers. 23"x23"x3

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Deinonychus Skull

Deinonychus Skull

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Making a dinosaur skull is a project few seldom attempt. The task for this project was to carve a wooden replica of a Deinonychus that was accurate in its features to an actual fossil. The skull...

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Chocking the Chicken

Chocking the Chicken

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This is a sculpture that I just had to do. Every artist puts on the wall what he thinks is improtant, so I thought I would just put this up and ask the question, Why would Anyone Make this? Made from...

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Undying Love

Undying Love

This is an art work about people who can't give up on someone who left them. It says, "Your undying love is killing the ducks."     

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Tailgating Steamer Chest Bar

Tailgating Steamer Chest Bar

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This is a "Tailgating Bar" - a scaled down version of a Steamer Chest Bar designed to sit on a table or tailgate. The case is of African Mahogany with Cherry panels. The leather straps serve as...

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Prairie Home Companions

Prairie Home Companions

A friend wanted a pair of craftsman style side chairs for his home's "day" room. I interested him in a design drawn from the Stickley 416 Prairie style with a few modifications readily developed...

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Blacker House Chair

Blacker House Chair

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I took William Ng's Blacker House chair class early last year. Since than, I've built a set of four in Walnut and two in Mahogany. All of the major joinery, except for the arms to legs, is cut using...

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