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Little People

Little People

My granddaughter, age 6, was visiting and wanted us to make something together in my workshop. Of course she wanted it all to happen instantly, so I put a piece of scrap in my lathe and hoped an idea...

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gab furniture & woodworks shop

gab furniture & woodworks shop

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this is my dream shop it is 24'x45' it is a project of mine that hopefully will soon come true! i've placed the machinery in order that will work for me. i design and build to others specs, i also...

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Bev Mart

Bev Mart

This shop would be our attic. the walls are slanted, so table top tools work best for storing, and have floor space.  This also allows me to stock lumber on the shorter knee walls.   So far...

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Robbies Woodshop

Robbie's Woodshop

I would start off by saying that this shop would be my dream work shop because I would use every tool listed on my plan to make varios projects.

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Shaker coffee table

Shaker coffee table

Shakers didn't have coffee tables. Probably didn't have coffee, either. But if they had I'm guessing this is what their coffee tables might have looked like. Built for the gallery show posted...

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Office Desk and bookcase

Office Desk and bookcase

Desk made with solid maple, solid poplar and plywood 1". Detail hand made. Espresso stain color.

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Windsor Low Back Writing Arm

Windsor Low Back Writing Arm

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This is a Windsor Low Back Writing Arm. I made it by splitting green Maple for the legs strechers and arm stumps. Red Oak was spit from the log to make the back spindles, and kiln dried poplar was...

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Dart Board

Dart Board

I couldn't find a Dart Board Cabinet that I liked, so I designed my own. Made of Poplar finished with oil based stain and distressed paint. Several glazes were added to age the appearance. The celtic...

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My rocking chair

My rocking chair

I made this rocking chair out of maple and poplar, and finished it with dark walnut finish and 2 coats of shellac. The seat is poplar, and the turnings are maple. I spent around 7 hours making it...

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Shaker style hutch

Shaker style hutch

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Built for my son Alden and his wife Katie for Christmas 08, it was designed to fit a specific space in their house. Not literally Shaker but uses several Shaker design elements. Made of milkpainted...

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auto aristocracy #1

auto aristocracy #1

This is another piece I completed in my undergratuate years. I was trying to fuse classic furniture styles with classic automobile forms. It is constructed of solid poplar, and mahogony accents, then...

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Connecticut highboy

Connecticut highboy

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In cherry, finished with oil and shellac. Two drawers have fan carvings. The sides of the lower case are single boards. The dovetails are hand cut and the piece has 158 dovetails in total. The upper...

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