Gallery Goodness, 16th March 2021
It’s time for another smashing serving of community submitted projects. Please take a look!
Floor Lamp by Mike Towndrow
Electric Guitar by Nathan Fletcher-Jones
The guitar was built from using roofing beams and some very old fir for the top. The majority of the work was done with rasps. Had to use a router for cavity . Blackwood was used for the binding which was fiddley. Finished with nitro paint and clear for best sound .
Wooden Sword Stand/Katanakake by Alister Gillies
Made from very hard rippled and slightly spalted maple with waney edge. Mortise and tenoned joints.
Swing by Bezalel Haberman Browns
Toddler horse swing made of recycled oak for a wine barrel and other scraps
Footstool by Tom Ray
This stool is made of beech. The stars are made from khaya and padauk and the highlight strip is padauk. A “thank you” to Paul for his recent video on how to make the stars. They turned out great!
Shaker-style Rocking Chair by Norbert Pauli
Own Design Rocking Chair in Oak by Norbert Pauli
This is a hand made Rocking Chair with mortise and tenon joinery and a carved seat and backrest.This is a hand made Rocking Chair with mortise and tenon joinery and a carved seat and backrest.
Prototype Rocking Chair by Norbert Pauli
This is a prototype hollow beam frame and and laminated and carved seat and backrest.
Double Dresser by Fred Hardt
I made this for my wifes’ birthday last year ,It took several weeks to complete. Some of the joinery techniques I used were sliding dovetail and mortise and tennon.The Interior wood: Eastern white pine ,exterior: Figured Cherry. I have been a member for under a year and already I have my skill level on the rise. Thank you so much Paul you are truly an inspiration too so many. I am currently finishing a new workbench for myself, I will post it when it is finished. Your friend, and fellow craftsman from across the pond,
Charleston Triple Chest by Bobby Higgins
Rocking Chair by Bobby Higgins
curly maple rocking chair
Baby’s Cot by David Allen
First grandchild on the way so thought I’d give this a go. First project with hardwood. Don’t look too close
Keepsake Boxes by Matt Lund
2 keepsake boxes, both in Sapele. Shellac finish.
Craftsman-style Tool Carrier by Lisa Burt
I used pine for the main box, oak for the handle, and ebony for the pins; and I used poplar for the tool tray and for the interior bottom of the main carrier box.
Dovetail Box by Austris Krastins
Jewelry box made from oak. Finished with transparent shellac. These are the first dovetails in my life and they came out quite good.
Keepsake Box by Matt Carr
Cherry and spalted maple
Keepsake Box by Matt Carr
Sapele dog urn
Shaker-style Side Table by Mickey Gutman
Shaker side table made of cherry wood
Console Table by Bob Hammond
A small console / secretary desk in solid black cherry with walnut accents. It is ideal for a smaller residence. The top is 18 x 36 inches, Under the writing board are two recesses for stationery, and under the pigeonholes are two concealed recesses for valuables.
Dovetail Box by rayc21
Small box for my wife’s laundry cupboard. Made with second hand pine. Three coats of shellac and waxing
Rocking Chair by Bryan Donovan
Rocking chair in cherry
Small Side Table by rayc21
Made with Maranti. Using hand tools and lathe. Finished with four coats of shellac and waxing
Dovetail Box by Kent Hansen
I often work from a chest and found my router plane to prove troublesome from a storage standpoint. I designed this box based on Paul’s dovetail box project and thought it was a great “adaptation.” I constructed the box wholly from poplar…waiting for it to “brown up!”
‘How To’ Table by Ed Hitt
Side Table – Self-Harvested Blue Stain Lodgepole Pine. The trees were harvested locally by me, taken to a mill and milled into two-inch thick planks. I used hand planes and saws to create the boards for the project from the rough-sawn lumber.
Dovetail Box by Ed Hitt
Shaker Candle Box from Paul’s book “Working Wood ” – Made from Blue Stain Lodgepole Pine. I harvested the trees and had them milled into two-inch thick, rough-sawn boards. I used hand planes and hand saws to make the boards for the project from the rough sawn lumber.
Dovetail Box by Greg Wold
Very first dovetails, in the simple box
Tool Drawer Organiser by Neil Mason
My first attempt at the Tool drawer organiser using cherry for the drawer fronts. My first time making drawers so not perfect but a good learning experience all round
Workbench by Philipp Klinkhardt
Workbench by Philipp K. Built with construction lumber. Drawer and additional well are on the way.
Sofa Server by Stephen Marchesani
This sofa server is Honduran Mahogany.
Router Plane by Chris PM
My version of the not-so-poor-man’s router plane. Base is iroko and the knobs walnut (turned on a home-made drill lathe). The cutter is a 12mm allen key which took 3 hours and 4 saw blades to cut! I’m very pleased with it and it cuts nicely so far.
Coffee Table by stanley beggs
For my son. Top comes off to reveal puzzle tray that can be raised to easier sitting position.
Chessboard by mark leatherland
Lovely to get the cabinet scraper to do this. It’s taken a few goes at shapening to get it.
American black walnut and maple
Continuous Motion Treadle Lathe by George Scales
Made of poplar from two sets of free plans downloaded from the net. A local machine shop made some weights for the fly wheel to aid enertia.. The pales from the net showed the flywheel being poured from concrete.
Segmented Vase by Dennis Detlefson
A segmented turned vase from Purpleheart and Maple
Bathroom Cabinet by Marco Cividin
Spruce and shellac
Marking Gauge by Scott Brodersen
Oak, finished with floor wax.
Workbench by Anthony Kaye
Slightly modified workbench
Rocking Elephant by David Fernhed
For my daughter’s second birthday. Plywood and oak.
Toolchest by Andrew Scott
White oak, black walnut knobs, four coats of blonde de-waxed shellac, carnauba wax finish.
Joiner’s Mallet by Tone
Big Joiner’s Mallet – 7″ x 4″ x 3.5″ + 15″ handle – from firewood, in beech with spalted beech handle
Coffee Table by Lewis H
A staked coffee table made from Southern Yellow Pine from the home store. Not all legs ended up at the correct angles, but its stable and looks good from one side. Finished with 4 coats of shellac
Wine Rack by Carlos Reyes
Wine Rack in Oak and Walnut, clear shellac
Blanket Chest by chason Hayes
Blanket Chest hewn from downed oak tree with all hand tools
Coasters by david o’sullivan
oak ,walnut, sycamore, saple,and some splated beech,
Craftsman-style Lamp by Mario Meldre
Made of American cherry. Finished with raw linseed oil.
Snake by Trevor Hosken
In maple with calico cloth joint and red ribbon tongue.
Occasional Table by Kamaljit Singh
Cabinet by Nicholas Gaudiuso
Cabinet made for 20 Gallon fish tank. White oak with book matched Morado for door panel. All hand tools.
Wine Rack by Justin Emrich
Wine Rack in Oak and Walnut. Take 2. More on the go.
Wine Rack, Rocking Chair, Handy Stool and Floor Lamp by Justin Emrich
Paul Sellers ultimate collection: Wine Rack, Rocking Chair, Handy Stool and Floor Lamp
Screws and Nails Storage by Geoff
Pigeon hole storage. Plywood base faced with oak.
Coffee Table by peter marshall
A Coffee Table for my Son – Dimensions are 1200 mm * 550 mm top and 480 mm height . Legs taper from 50 mm square to 39 mm square with a 100 mm apron. Built from Cherry wood and finished with Shellac , Tung Oil and Wax . Thanks to Paul and Team for such wonderful instruction in using Hand Tools .
Indoor Plant Stand by PaulM
This is a plant stand built from old wardrobe wood (Pacific Maple). The cross arms are joined using a half lap and reinforced by corner blocks and top and bottom plates. The uprights are attached using through mortise and tenons. It is finished with shellac and cabinet makes wax. #woodworkingmasterclasses
Shove Ha’penny Board by Justin Emrich
Oak Shove Ha’penny Board with French polished shellac finish
Breadboard-end Cutting Board by Nathan Jones
This cutting board I made is built from wormy chestnut and cherry for the middle and ends. I used a double mortise and tenon so it doesn’t warp. The board is quite large and also thick with the ends curving down for moisture run off and I just liked the look. Ergonomically it’s nice when chopping. Oiled with linseed. Some shaping was done on the ends for decoration.
Wall Shelf by Blaise Garant
Cherry with linseed oil and beewax. Also my first project
Joiner’s Mallet by Tone
2 beech Joiners mallets: 7″ & 5.5″. I swapped handles for better proportions and fit. The big one is 7″x4″x3.5″ oiled beech and now has a 16″ spalted beech handle. The smaller one is still substantial at 5.5″x4″x3.5″ with the ,15″ oiled, spalted handle originally fitted to the larger head. The wood was all processed from round firewood with only hand tools and a bandsaw..
Toolchest by Bjarne Moen
My first fine furniture project. Of course it had to be somewhere to keep my tools
Thank you to everyone who has sent a picture in!
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Magnificent and inspirational. What a great community. Time to get back in the garage!