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  1. Desk Fan

    Desk fan made from grapvine, walnut and brass. Runs on one AAA battery and generates a subtle breeze.
  2. Project Showcase
    My very first woodworking project done :) This was much more involved than I anticipated. Ended up building a router sled with linear rails to flatten the slab. Finished with 2 coats of rubio monocoat. I'd like to thank everyone on this forum for all of their help. Growing up I never worked...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYDyUq4JBVU&t=118s
  4. Project Showcase
    Combined walnut and steel to create art on wheels. Video of the build here;
  5. General Woodworking Discussion
    I bought some live edge walnut that was air dried for about 5 years. After flattening it I notice this greyish bubbly pattern in the sapwood. It's not all along the piece just in a few areas. Is this anything to be concerned about?
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey everyone, Im looking to give a quote out for a round walnut table. Problem is I have never made a round table before. Im not to worried about building the table, but I am worried about the material. Does anyone know how to caluacate the amount of wood needed for a round 72in and 80in table...
  7. Another Moxon vise…

    A moxon vise for my workbench with self made wooden screws. Mounts on the workbench usong holdfasts. Made by beech, while the screws are made from walnut. In use: iCloud
  8. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey everyone iv been working with wood for the past few years now. Mostly been purchasing all my project wood from big box stores. I would like to know where everyone gets the wood from? The box store has the worst quality. I would love to start buying for mills or lumber yards but I can't seen...
  9. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello everyone, Forgive me if this isn’t allowed here, this is my first post. I’m currently working on a piece of European walnut butcher block as a top for my desk. I am using minwax satin poly to coat it with a stain brush. I have done 4 coats of this as each coat has had its issues...
  10. General Woodworking Discussion
    HI, I have a client who wants walnut butcher block table tops for their restaurant. They want them to be 30”x48”. I am just wanting to know if anyone could give their input on pricing for this with either a polyurethane finish vs an epoxy finish. I do not want to under quote myself. I’m thinking...
  11. Wood Finishing
    Hello, I am building a coffee table with a nice Peruvian walnut slab. Being that this species of wood is quite dark, what do you guys think is the best way to finish and to not lose out on its natural beauty. The two products I am looking at is Osmo Polyx-Oil – 3043 Clear Satin or Rubio...
  12. Design & Plans
    I'm looking to upgrade the look of my bathroom vanity. Instead of replacing it completely I thought I'd just swap the panels. So instead of the plastic-like white, I'd like it to be a nice walnut wood. Basically simple flat panels, like the existing ones. Question is, how? (I'm not experienced...
  13. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey there! First off a little bit of background: I've always wanted to work with wood but didn't have the chance until now (no space, no money). I only have basic handtools and some handheld power tools, which should be enough to start the obsession :grin: I've received a lot of wood as a gift...
  14. Project Showcase
    In this video I show how to make hardwood cutting boards from walnut, cherry and hard maple. I made a batch of these in my workshop for gifts and I think they turned out very nice! I wanted to make something that would be both beautiful and practical to gift to my close family members. The...
  15. Wood Finishing
    Hello, First time posting to this forum. I'm building a farmhouse type kitchen dining table. Top is made of Walnut. Trying to figure out how to finish. My wife loves the colder grey tone of the wood and would like to keep that as much as possible. She doesn't want the darker brown or red-ish...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hello, my name is Dona. I have sewn all my life and made many things with my mother. Now I am bored with fabric and have been transferring my skills and creativity to wood. My father has a shop and has started working in it now that he is retired. I got this idea to build a walnut 10x4 foot...
  17. Wood Finishing
    Hi, I am new to the forum so hello! I am attempting to finish a black walnut live edge slap for a coffee table. After reading Bob Flexner's Understanding Wood Finishing and reading online forums on walnut finishing, I came to the conclusion that amber or garnet shellac looks great on walnut...
  18. Wood Finishing
    I’ve been building tables and cabinets for quite some time. My most recent project is a new walnut pantry for my wife – I’ve got an issue that I have not encountered before – any help appreciated. Solid walnut drawer fronts and doors – “natural” Minwax stain; 3 coats of semi-gloss, water...
  19. General Woodworking Discussion
    I'm asked to help decide what type of wood, would be appropriate for a high-end "full wall paneled" hallway, with simple crown, base, and chair-rail moldings. We want an unobtrusive wood with not much figure... because in a large hallway...too much wood figure would get distracting and...
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