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Gallery Goodness, 30th May 2019

Both skills and skill-builders are out in force! We’ve received a great variety of photos from everyone over the last two weeks; a fantastic reminder of the breadth of diverse and complex task that can be completed by the woodworker Thank you to everyone who sent something in!


Dovetail Box by patrick loria

Dovetail Box by patrick loria

small desktop box with cherry and walnut. My second project after watching Paul’s video multiple times. I still need much practice on the housing dado. My gaps are too noticeable.


Breadboard-end Cutting Board by chason Hayes

Breadboard-end Cutting Board by chason Hayes

Butcher block cutting board


Keepsake Box by Kaleb
Keepsake Box by Kaleb 2

Keepsake Box by Kaleb

Jewelry Box for Mother’s Day. Oak Barnwood for sides. The Top and Bottom are book matched, but I don’t know the wood species. Finished with 3 coats of wipe on poly.


Coasters by Don Trust

Coasters by Don Trust

Some coaster sets I made for friends


Outdoor Steps and Handrail by btyreman

Outdoor Steps and Handrail by btyreman

Made for my parents. I used redwood pine and double tenon housing dado joints that are wedged in place. The handrail uses draw bore mortise and tenon joinery and is not glued. The finish is a marine spar oil based high gloss varnish so it should be pretty weather proof, coach screws were used to adjust the level and raise it from the concrete floor.


Hanging Wall Shelf by Amir

Hanging Wall Shelf by Amir

Made from Pine. Thank you.


Coffee Table by Trevor Hosken

Coffee Table by Trevor Hosken

This is an example of one of the projects that is made by students at Skillway a charity that provides a day of practical making for youngsters who are struggling with the academic demands of the normal school curriculum. Timber reclaimed Douglas Fir. Finish water based quick drying varnish.


Chest of Drawers by Ashley Vaughan

Chest of Drawers by Ashley Vaughan

Chest of drawers. Sapele with birds eye maple drawer front


Saxophone Rack by John Ravella

Saxophone Rack by John Ravella

Cherry wood. Danish oil finish. Joint used: wedged tenons.


Dining Chair by Andrea Selva

Dining Chair by Andrea Selva

Sedia in abete e finitura con olio di lino


Wooden Plane by John Moe

Wooden Plane by John Moe

The size of a #6 Stanley. My first wood plane with an adjustable mouth. White birch body, Black Walnut tote and knob.


Workbench by Rob Flores

Workbench by Rob Flores

Douglas fir studs with laminated 2×4 legs and 8″ rails. First bench, first time woodworking, first time using hand tools. Thank you Paul.


Bench Stool by Andrea Selva

Bench Stool by Andrea Selva

Sgabello in abete e finitura ad olio


Carrying Tote by Sharon Casa

Poplar, 3 coats of blonde shellac


Footstool by Martin Shenfield

Footstool by Martin Shenfield

Pine top with gum tree branch legs and sheoak wedges. Finished with varnish after this.


Chess Table by Waldo Nell

Chess Table by Waldo Nell

Chess Table made of Wenge and Birds Eye Maple


Occasional Table by Glenn Malone

Occasional Table by Glenn Malone

The wife wanted a couple of smaller tables to match a larger coffee table she had bought previously. It was made from Redwood based on Pauls Shaker table plans. I stained it with medium oak stain and gave it a coat of medium brown wax.


Wooden Tray by Nenad Jankovic

Wooden Tray by Nenad Jankovic

Red oak, beech, pine. Finish with blonde shellac and wax (Alfie shine)


Thank you to everyone who has sent a picture in!

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1 Comment

  1. Roy Christensen on 31 May 2019 at 12:45 pm

    What I find most interesting is that those of differing skill levels seem to enjoy watching, learning, and building with the techniques you teach. I never feel stupid when I watch your video’s just informed.
    Thanks a million to and from a former central Texan.

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