Gallery Goodness, Bumper Easter Roundup 2018: Part 1

Spring is upon us here at the workshop and, with a long weekend coming up for some of us, I wanted to give you a chance to leaf through the many pieces which our community has submitted to the gallery over the past couple of months. The following images were uploaded during February. We will be catching up with the March tomorrow!


Workbench by Pete Heller

Workbench by Pete Heller

Euro Beech and Bocote Split Top Roubo Workbench


Workbench by Emmanuel Olive

Workbench by Emmanuel Olive

Small workbench in oak with walnut dowels.


Fly Swats by Chris Hughesdon

Fly Swats by Chris Hughesdon

I loved making these. The were made from a combination of Oak, Cherry, Maple and Walnut. I found the leather stitching tricky, but an iron flattened out any creases.


Occasional Table by chughesdon

Occasional Table by chughesdon

Oak side table. Enjoyed finding the confidence to adapt Paul’s design to suit my requirements. Can’t stop stroking the tabletop, and love the stripes that oak gives. I’m gutted to be giving it away as a gift.


Joiner's Mallet by M Kühl

Joiner’s Mallet by M Kühl

Mallet – Paul’s project


Workbench by Rodney Worthington

Workbench by Rodney Worthington

My lifetime bench. Pine, maple wellboard, treated pine legs(not my first choice).


Footstool by kevin winsor

Footstool by kevin winsor

Footstool from figured maple


Keepsake Box by noho

Keepsake Box by noho

Used some pine offcuts. Ended much better than expected. Finished with few coats of shellac.


Wallclock by Craig Medvecky

Wallclock by Craig Medvecky

American Walnut is the wood used. Thank you, Paul and crew. I am really enjoying what I am learning.


Workbench by Glenn Kuffel

Workbench by Glenn Kuffel

I’m a retired Sailor. My first workbench. Never used a hand plane or chisel before. Thank you Paul and team!!


Picture Frame by btyreman

Picture Frame by btyreman

My first picture frame, made from quartersawn beech with beech splines, it is finished with de-waxed shellac then tung oil to pop the grain, the cat photo was printed professionally on fine art paper.


Breadboard-end Cutting Board by George Harris

Breadboard-end Cutting Board by George Harris

Cedar, air dried, with Iroko pins


Dovetail Box by MIKE OBRYAN

Dovetail Box by MIKE OBRYAN

Pine dovetail box. First ever hand tools only


Dining Room Table by Grégoire Bouron

Dining Room Table by Grégoire Bouron

After watching about every videos from Paul, I finally finished my first woodworking project ( after the bench and sawhorses of course). It is made of walnut. I made a video about the build, you will recognize many of Paul’s techniques and tools.


Milking Stool by ccguest

Milking Stool by ccguest

Milking Stool. Lime, shellacked. Started as logs from a garden, so it felt hard won. Great way to get to know the spokeshave. I also enjoyed using the drawknife for shaping the legs


Serving Platter by Ian Lott

Serving Platter by Ian Lott

Serving Platter by Ian Lott


Chisel Box by Charles Kyler

Chisel Box by Charles Kyler

Chisel box with splined miter joints. Spalted Poplar and Ipe.


Small Spoon by Ian Lott

Small Spoon by Ian Lott

First try at spoon making, I received the wood from one of the farms I work on, the wood being Kunzea (Tea Tree). Which if you can get your hands on, is an excellent timber for spoons, rarely cracks, splits well, a bit tough when dry but beautiful all the same.


Workbench by Rob Grandison

Workbench by Rob Grandison

Australian Karri (E. diversicolour) salvaged from a home demolition. Store bought Pine for the drawers and drawer frame with Jarrah (E. marginata) for the face frame. Mortise and tenon joints pinned with Tasmanian Oak dowels. 2100(L)x600(w)


Shave and Carving Horse by Marc Mitsialis

Shave and Carving Horse by Marc Mitsialis

A combination Shave Horse, Carving Horse and Sawyer Bench. Constructed from wood reclaimed from Optical Fibre Cable reels. Lots of laminating to get the desired thicknesses and rigidity in the finished product.


Bedside Table by valeriodangelo

Bedside Table by valeriodangelo

fir and spruce


Dog Feeder by Serge Debruyne

Dog Feeder by Serge Debruyne

This dog feeder is made out of pine. Carving is done with a cnc.


Workbench by Greg Marshall

Workbench by Greg Marshall

The top, aprons, and wellboard are southern yellow pine that I had in rough sawn 10/4 stock. The rest is kiln dried construction lumber from Home Depot. I’m quite tall, so the benchtop stands 41″ high and is 4.5″ thick. The joinery in the leg frames is far from perfect. This is my first piece of “furniture” and the first thing I have made larger than a dovetailed box. When I get the face vise mounted, I’ll be done. I am so excited! I love this bench, warts and all! I can’t wait to start using it!


Workbench by Mikael Arvola

Workbench by Mikael Arvola

Made from cheap Home Depot douglas fir 2x4s, with the exception of the vise that’s cherry. The legs on the end with the vise are a bit further from the end for clearance (14″), and the well is only 9.5″ wide, but otherwise pretty much exactly like the older YouTube videos.


Winding Sticks by wtwegner

Winding Sticks by wtwegner

Made from following Paul’s video.


Bluetooth Speaker by wtwegner

Bluetooth Speaker by wtwegner

Bluetooth module integrated into a dovetail box. Made from pine and cherry.


Hunter's Gun Cleaning Box by wtwegner

Hunter’s Gun Cleaning Box by wtwegner

Gun cleaning kit for cleaning rifles and shotguns.


Watercolor Artist Box by wtwegner

Watercolor Artist Box by wtwegner

Reproduction of a watercolor artist box from the 1800s. Made this for my daughter for Christmas.


Workbench by Stephen Hillier

Workbench by Stephen Hillier

Built mainly from Scandanavian redwood this bench is 71″ long. It started life as an unadulterated Paul Sellers design but then changed a little. I was pursuaded by other designs I saw that having the legs in the same plane as the worktop was an advantage. I added a front stretcher (it has no structural use) and some fillets to fit to the front of the legs. The shelf underneath is what remains of my old workbench recessed and fitted over the side stretchers which does add some strength. I have used a 9″ Axminster vice recessed into the front apron. I have yet to fit a liner to the front jaw on the vice. Plans include fitting a full width twin screw tail vice. On top of the bench are a couple of mallets and a small round hand plane that I have made.


Fly Swat by Donley Sissom

Fly Swat by Donley Sissom

Laminated white oak, purple heart and plum. It was completely enjoyable to pick up my leatherworking tools after years of collecting dust.


Adjustable Tablet Stand by Donley Sissom

Adjustable Tablet Stand by Donley Sissom

Adjustable tablet stand for loft bed. I built this from white oak and black locusts. It is to attach to the rail of a loft bed. The mount is adjustable to fit tablets either in portrait or landscape. The dowel allows the mount to turn. Used Paul’s raised panel technique to shape the main block. This was a great learning project for me. Thanks to Paul’s tutelage, I was able to conceive and execute the several different aspects from lamination, mortice and tennon, rabbits, and raised panels!


Bedside Cabinet by Harvey Kimsey

Bedside Cabinet by Harvey Kimsey

AIn cherry and white oak for the drawer


Kitchen Cabinet by Rob Appelman

Kitchen Cabinet by Rob Appelman

I made kitchen cabinets using oak for the edgebanding, the drawer fronts and the side panel. The main body/carcass i made from plywood. The Oak came from locally grown trees. For drawer runners i used full extention ball bearing rvs runner . On my youtube channel you can find several video’s on building these cabinets. (RobsWoodshop)


Pencil Box by Dennis O'Shea

Pencil Box by Dennis O’Shea

Made out of Ambrosia Maple


Rotating Bolt Cabinet by Dan Swartz

Rotating Bolt Cabinet by Dan Swartz

Cabinet, constructed of white ash, consisting of 72 triangular drawers in the rotating section and 12 rectangular drawers in the lower stationary section.


Shoji Lamp by MTaylor

Shoji Lamp by MTaylor

Japanese inspired lamp


Shoji Lamp by MTaylor

Shoji Lamp by MTaylor

Japanese inspired lamp


Keepsake Box by Fred Brotherly

Keepsake Box by Fred Brotherly

Maple with Jarrah burl top inlay


Bookshelf Cupboard by del boesem

Bookshelf Cupboard by del boesem

oak bookshelf cupboard oak and 3/4 oak plywood


Loft Bed by Vincent Loschiavo

Loft Bed by Vincent Loschiavo

Hard Rock Maple, mortise and tennon & dado joinery, locking bed rail brackets from Rockler,


Dog Bowl Holder by Vincent Loschiavo

Dog Bowl Holder by Vincent Loschiavo

Teak, mortise and tennon aprons and mitered half lap joinery


Mali's Lounge Chair by Sebastian

Mali’s Lounge Chair by Sebastian

The Prosopis Nigra log (algarrobo negro) was going to be firewood… and really happy with it! Now that wood is going to last for much longer than a few hours…


Carrying Tote by MIKE OBRYAN

Carrying Tote by MIKE OBRYAN

Carrying Tote by MIKE OBRYAN


Hope Chest by Farred

Hope Chest by Farred

Hope chest for my new daughter-in-law. Cherry carcass, poplar till, bottom lined with aromatic cedar. There is a Swiss music box that plays when the till lid is opened. I didn’t have the skills to make this for my daughter years ago when she got married. THANK YOU PAUL, for enabling me to create this special gift for my son’s wedding, although I did cheat at the end and use a power router for the lid molding.


Dovetail Box by charmston

Dovetail Box by charmston

Cherry box with relief carving and cedar lined


Joiner's Toolbox by jlweigle

Joiner’s Toolbox by jlweigle

Joiners toolbox made with yellow pine with red oak drawers and white oak runners.


Occasional Table by chughesdon
Workbench by Paul Bowes

Workbench by Paul Bowes

My new Workbench made from 2×4 and 2×6 stud grade lumber. Not the clearest but with some work it planed up well. Glued the leg frames and wedges as I do not intend to break it down. Finished with shellac mainly as a sealer as I am in a high humidity area and wanted to help make the wood stable. Rubbed with very worn 240 sand paper, and finished with 0000wire wool and wax.


Workbench by kenny

Workbench by kenny

I had a 3ft bench which wasn’t big enough so i extended it to make a 6-8 ft bench using a pallet of wood. Then, to top it off, I put plywood across the top, then joined this to my old 3 ft bench, which is handy as it has a lot of space inside for tools etc. Then I got some timber squared and milled the lengths of timber. I think the timber is pine, but I’m not too sure as the wood was given to me by a vicar; and what a godsend this was, as I now have the bench I have always wanted or there abouts, since watching Paul laminate and the way he has made benches is something I admire. But for now I’m happy. Could do with half a ft in width, but I don’t have the space. The length in total is 5ft towards the front and 8ft at the back. I had to make it smaller at the front, otherwise I wouldn’t get out of the front door. Thank you, Paul, for everything you have shared. I have learned so much from you in a short time. It’s brilliant the way you explain everything and a lot of the tools I own is down to you explaining the good the bad and the ugly. I am now a record fan: absolutely love record and sorby. Anyway, here are pics of the bench. Best wishes to Paul Sellers and every one on this fantastic site of knowledge.


Lapstrake Canoe by Louye2

Lapstrake Canoe by Louye2

This is a 14 foot canoe made from okoume marine plywood and mahogany. It is a modified reproduction of a design by Henry Rushton – a canoe builder who lived in Canton, New York in the late 1880’s. He was America’s premier builder of double-paddle canoes which were very popular at the time. These canoes are usually propelled using a kayak paddle, but they can also be sailed. Mr. Rushton was known for his extremely lightweight and durable canoes some of which weighed about 10 pounds. My canoe weighs only 50 pounds and could be built even lighter if spruce were substituted for the mahogany.


Dovetail Box by James Light

Dovetail Box by James Light

Dovetail box of Wild Cherry and Black Walnut wood to hold my Ashley Isles chisels my wife got me for Christmas.


Mantle Clock by Dino

Mantle Clock by Dino

Conversion of a classic marble mantle clock to a wooden mantel clock. Different types of wood : Mahogany, Oak, Cherry


Craft Table by a Mystery Woodworker

Craft Table by a Mystery Woodworker

a crafting table I built for my wife. oak and elm top, plywood cabinets.
Note from the Admin: Again, I don’t know who made this piece. If it’s you, please let me know via the Contact Form. Thank you!


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