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
Build from reclaimed Douglas Fir floor joists.
Chessboards by Theodore Becker
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
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
My attempt at Paul’s desktop organizer.
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 made from salvaged poplar timbers. Used 100% hantools.
Christmas Decorations by Reagan Herman
Ornaments made from poplar scrap. Cut, shaped and carved by hand tools.
Blanket Chest by Robert Phillipson
Cherry blanket chest, carved raised panels, and an interesting top joint.
Flag Display Case by Michael Campbell
Red and white cedar. For a friend’s son who passed away last year.
Lathe Turning by rayc21
Made from off cut of various hard wood finished with 600 grit sand paper and waxing
Dovetail Box by D.
Tissue box holder in maple finished with Danish oil and paste wax
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
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
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
Pine workbench with extra tail vise, dog holes and tool tray. Finished with anti-slip clear parquet oil.
Frame Saw by Wim Leplae
Pine frame saw with 600mm blade, blade orientaion feature and cotton rope.
Desktop Organiser by Russell Puryear
American black walnut from a tree cut by my grandfather about 1950.
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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I’m blown away, and inspired, but the beauty and professional level craftsmanship displayed here. what a wonderful set of projects!
I’m not going to look anymore. You guys make me feel like a slacker.Beautiful work fellas.