Foyer Table

The entryway, or foyer, has an open space that could use a table for both decorative and functional reasons.  Online there are hundreds of options, but a couple were selected as an inspiration for this project: Something narrow, not too tall…

Simple Table

This project matches the other items created with a simple, minimalist (read: Ikea) look.  It began with the Simple Desk, Drawers and now the Table.  This is a very small table, to be used next to the bed for the alarm…

Oak End Table

Overview After reclaiming a lot of oak pieces recently (check out the reclaimed oak project here) I decided to build a end table for the living room.  The project had a couple goals: Use 4/4 lumber No mechanical fasteners Traditional finish (shellac)…

Tablesaw Cross-Cut Sled

A cross-cut sled should be one of the first jigs that a woodworker makes for the tablesaw.  It’s more accurate that the typical miter gage and is safer to use.  I’ve made a few versions over the years, but have not…

Reclaimed Oak

In 2012 I came across some reclaimed wood that was used for shipping purposes (previous entry here).  The pine was a bust, way too green, knotty and sap filled.  Not to mention all the oil and dirt that covered it.  The oak, on the…

Magnetic Board

There is a cabinet in the shop that has the chargers, audio, tablet and papers.  The papers usually get lost somehow (probably fall out onto the floor and get swept up).  A small bulletin board would be helpful but not…

Tamiya Durga Sand Removal

Even though the entire drive-train of the Tamiya Durga is enclosed and sealed, sand managed to get it and get in between the gears.  This series of pictures shows just how much sand got in from driving around in a…