A stool made from a Maple log.
5/5/2017 Click on image to see closeup.
Lee made this table for his granddaughter from Hard Maple.
9/2/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
Lamp for the Silent Auction.
8/12/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
This Small Toddler Stool is made from Fence Cedar (at less than $2.00 per board, not board foot!). The finish is Shellac. The idea came from searching the internet for a stool design, but finding no 'plans' built from a picture.
A honey-do Hamper made from a single piece of Aromatic Cedar and from more Fence Cedar. There is a band at the bottom made from old copper tape. The finish is Shellac.
5/28/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
This is a Picture Shelf made from local Oak.
4/8/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
This Lambert Style Table was made from solid Cherry, finished with Red Mahogany stain (to match Stickly Cherry) and Varathane spray. The plans from Taunton were scaled for the intended purpose.
3/7/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
Brian made this Table Lamp from Redwood and Driftwood. It is finished in Polyurethane.
3/4/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
Chris tells the virtues, and difficulties, of making a stool with just hand tools. This stool is made from Shamil Ash and finished in Polycrylic Satin.
2/8/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
Christian made this Step Stool with (almost) all hand tools. The wood is Shanile Ash and it is finished with clear satin polyurethane.
1/8/2016 Click on image to see closeup.
Coffee Table. The top is a slab of Walnut, the base is Birch. The top includes two butterfly inserts made from Purple Heart. The cracks are filled with Michael's molding epoxy and Turquoise. The finish is oil base polyurethane.
11/6/2015 Click on image to see closeup.
Lamp made from a 5x5x12" piece of Ambrosia Maple. The finish is wax.
9/4/2015 Click on image to see closeup.
Rande made this Table from Conejo Valley Oak and finished it in polyurethane. Note the nice spalting on the leg.
2/5/2015 Click on image to see closeup.
Small stand made from scrap wood.
12/4/2014 Click on image to see closeup.
Table is made from solid Oak and finished in Polyurethane.
7/11/2014 Click on image to see closeup.
Doll Crib made with pine and oil based stain. The finish is water based gloss poly.
11/17/2013 Click on image to see closeup.
Rocking Chair breaks down flat for transportation or for amusement. The material is compressed wood and it is painted blue.
1/11/2013 Click on image to see closeup.
Speaker Stand made from Hickory Pecan. It is stained with Honey Oak stain and finished with Semi-gloss polyurethane spray. It was interesting to cut the angles to fit.
5/4/2012 Click on image to see closeup.
Mission table by Chuck Nickerson
4/7/2012 Click on image to see closeup.
Mark made this Wall Cabinet from Pine in his Greg Radley class at Ventura College. It is not yet finished.
5/6/2011 Click on image to see closeup.
This Redwood End Table was made from a purchased slab of Redwood and supported by a Pine base and plastic shelf. The finish is Polyurethane.
4/8/2011 Click on image to see closeup.
Mark made this Music Stand from solid Oak and finished it in Varathane.
2/5/2011 Click on image to see closeup.
Brian made this Wine Rack from Pine. It is finished in Polyurethane. This one of a few of these racks that he has made. The coasters are from the holes cut in the Wine Rack.
All of the holes in the Wine Rack result in ideal wheels too. Hench this Pull Toy made from those Wine Rack Holes!
1/7/2011 Click on image to see closeup.
Brian made this Three into One Party Set. It is a nested set of stacking tables made from pine. The finish is polyurethane. The top and sides are 'waterfall.'
11/6/2010 Click on image to see closeup.
Tim's latest chair... I just had to show it. Made from White Oak, Red Oak, Pine and ...
9/3/2010 Click on image to see closeup.
Shaker Style Post and Rung Chair made from Maple and finished in Boiled Linseed Oil (BLO).
6/5/2010 Click on image to see closeup.
Beadside Table made from 'almost' scrap Pine. Finished in Polyurethane.
5/7/2010 Click on image to see closeup.
½ Coffee Table was Dave's latest Mortise and Tendon project. It is made from 'Arlenwood' and finished with a clear finish.
2/5/2010 Click on image to see closeup.
Shaker Style Post and Rung Stool made from Maple and finished in boiled linseed oil.
2/5/2010 Click on image to see closeup.
Occasional Table Jack designed and constructed the table. Alder was used with black ebony accents (edging around top, inlay and mortise blocks). Finished with an initial coat of sealer followed by a single coat of Watco Oil (Natural) and finished with three coats of wipe-on varnish.
Shoe Bench Jack designed a sitting bench to be used outside the front door of his daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren's home in Kornwestheim Germany for changing house shoes to street shoes and vice versa. The bench contains a tilted rack below the seat to store shoes. The bench is made of poplar with through tenons. The accent wood is walnut. The wood of the seat is two jointed boards, one of which was selected for its highly decorative knot. The knot is fixed with cyanoacrylate glue. As shown, the bench is unfinished but it was ultimately finished with four coats of brushed Watco Oil (Natural).
Lateral File CabinetJack constructed the case using " mahogany plywood with ebony inlay and walnut trim. He specifically designed the case with dimensions to fit a niche in his home. The file drawers are made of " birch plywood. The cabinet sets on a castered platform constructed of 2"X6" fir planks. Full-extension drawer slides we used. The finish is brushed satin polyurethane.
Molly Brown Table Jack made the portable/folding table from a plan originally published in American Woodworker, April 2000. The table is constructed of walnut with a Tung Oil rubbed on finish.
2/3/2010 Click on image to see closeup.
Jack made this lateral file cabinet. It is made Mahogany and Birch Plywood, Walnut trim, and Ebony inlay. The finish Satin Polyurethane.
9/5/2008 Click on image to see closeup.
|American Rocking Chair Richard made this chair over a two year period. The wood is Walnut trimmed with Ebony and Poplar. It is finished in a special oil mixture applied with 800 grit wet sand paper.|
4/4/2008 Click on image to see closeup.
Dave made this Hall Table called Buckeye and Buckfeet. It is made from Zircote, Buckeye Burl, Ebony, Santos Curly Mahogany, Fiddle Back Maple, Curly Maple, Deer Antler, Paua Shell, Oak and Hickory. It is finished in Lacquer. There is a hidden tray and the feet are made to look like deer hoofs.
This table won Best in Show at the Ventura County Fair.
9/7/2007 Click on image to see closeup.
Richard make this Magazine Rack from Poplar. It has not yet been finished.
2/2/2007 Click on image to see closeup.
This Queen Anne Table is designed as an end table. It is made from Mahogany with a Lacewood top. The finish is Analine Dye with Spray Lacquer. Note the carved Cabriolet Legs.
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A beautiful Rocking Chair by Richard made of Walnut and finished in oil.
1/6/2006 Click on image for closeup.
Andrew's Formal Coffee Table is made from Cherry and Walnut. The top is book-matched Walnut Burl. The sides are laminated Cherry. The finish is wipe-on polyurethane.
1/6/2006 Click on image for closeup.
Robert made this Shaker Elder's Chair from Maple and finished it with milk paint.
11/4/2005 Click on image for closeup.
Dave built this Legged Chest from Wenge, Santos & Honduran Mahogany, Manzanita Burl, Maple, and Figured Sycamore. The finish is Lacquer. The drawer has a "T" lock and two hidden pockets.
5/5/2005 Click on image for closeup.
Bill's CD & DVD Cabinet is made from Poplar and finished in four coats of Tung Oil.
1/7/2005 Click on image for closeup.
Richard made this White Oak Hope Chest which is trimmed with Brazilian Cherry. Finish is oil.
6/5/2004 Click on image for closeup.
Dave made this entry table using the techniques he developed for making the above boxes. This table is made from Ipe, purple heart, yellow heart, jara burl, Coralwood, Madrone burl, and Verawood. Finish is shellac sealer with rubbed out lacquer.
5/6/2004 Click on image for closeup.
Occasional Table made from Walnut hardwood and Birch plywood over a Poplar frame. There is a flush-mounted door and drawer on each end. Finished with Special Walnut stain and semi-gloss Varathane.
4/5/2004 Click on image for closeup.