Gallery Goodness, 25th February 2020

We have another great post for you today, filled with examples of splendid, moving, intricate, hardwearing and heartwarming pieces.


Workbench by Don Nelson

Workbench by Don Nelson

Build from reclaimed Douglas Fir floor joists.


Chessboards by Theodore Becker

Chessboards by Theodore Becker


Sawhorses by Ermir Agaci

Sawhorses by Ermir Agaci

Pine sawhorses. Great design and stability! I can rip 3.5 m long panels on them, plane 40+ kg slabs, or just sit on one when posting here. I’ve glued rubber pads on the underside of the legs, to avoid slippage.


Workshop Shelves by JONATHAN HARRIS

Workshop Shelves by JONATHAN HARRIS

Quick set of shelves made from poplar and pine offcuts. It will be used to store tools I use infrequently.


Desktop Organiser by CB Belanger

Desktop Organiser by CB Belanger

My attempt at Paul’s desktop organizer.


Dovetail Box by JONATHAN HARRIS

Dovetail Box by JONATHAN HARRIS

Pencil box with sliding lid, made with scraps of pine and walnut. First time using a plough plane to make some grooves (with mixed success), but happy with the way it turned out.


Mantelpiece by Reagan Herman

Mantelpiece by Reagan Herman

Mantelpiece made from salvaged poplar timbers. Used 100% hantools.


Christmas Decorations by Reagan Herman

Christmas Decorations by Reagan Herman

Ornaments made from poplar scrap. Cut, shaped and carved by hand tools.


Blanket Chest by Robert Phillipson

Blanket Chest by Robert Phillipson

Cherry blanket chest, carved raised panels, and an interesting top joint.


Flag Display Case by Michael Campbell

Flag Display Case by Michael Campbell

Red and white cedar. For a friend’s son who passed away last year.


Lathe Turning by rayc21

Lathe Turning by rayc21

Made from off cut of various hard wood finished with 600 grit sand paper and waxing


Dovetail Box by D.

Dovetail Box by D.

Tissue box holder in maple finished with Danish oil and paste wax


Breadboard-end Cutting Board by David Vergona

Breadboard-end Cutting Board by David Vergona

1 1/8 thick oak cuting board. Wood from pallets from Kubota tractors


Baby's Cot by Paul Bowes

Baby’s Cot by Paul Bowes

First Grandchild’s Crib: Inspired by Paul’s own offering, it is made mainly of solid poplar, all Mortice and Tenon joints, groves plough planed, and finished in white paint. Tools used tendon saw, cross but saw, plough plane, spoke shave, chisels and clamps. End panels fixed to front and back panel with recessed threaded inserts and flat head allen bolts


Credenza Buffet Unit by Paul Bowes

Credenza Buffet Unit by Paul Bowes

Solid maple, Mortice and Tenon joints, housing joints, sliding dovetail joints, dovetail joints and true buttons. Used rip and cross cut saw, #4,5 and 7 planes, and cabinet scraper.


Workbench by Wim Leplae

Workbench by Wim Leplae

Pine workbench with extra tail vise, dog holes and tool tray. Finished with anti-slip clear parquet oil.


Frame Saw by Wim Leplae

Frame Saw by Wim Leplae

Pine frame saw with 600mm blade, blade orientaion feature and cotton rope.


Desktop Organiser by Russell Puryear

Desktop Organiser by Russell Puryear

American black walnut from a tree cut by my grandfather about 1950.


Handy Stool by James Kriecha

Handy Stool by James Kriecha

I have been workworking for 30 years and this is my first 100% hand tool project. The stool was made from White Ash.


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2 Comments

  1. Kurt Goodwin on 2 March 2020 at 1:37 pm

    I’m blown away, and inspired, but the beauty and professional level craftsmanship displayed here. what a wonderful set of projects!

  2. Leonard Kelleher on 6 July 2020 at 8:41 pm

    I’m not going to look anymore. You guys make me feel like a slacker.Beautiful work fellas.

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