Marshall Nathanson



4/15/2010 Click on image to see closeup.


A Dust Collector for a Rigid oscillating sander. It is made from Fir. It has cut the dust from the sander by about 90%.
3/6/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


This challenge entry is a Magnetic Jointer Blade Setter. The magnets embedded in the aluminum plate make the job of setting/replacing the blades a simple task. The plate simply rests on the out-feed table and the blade is magnetically held by the plate in the proper position.
1/9/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Marshall made this Bandsaw Box in his Box Sig. The material is Santos Mahogany and it is finished in Tung Oil. The box was designed by Lois Keener Ventura. It uses felt spacers to keep the drawers centered.
1/9/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


These Valet Boxes were all made from the same Walnut tree that Marshall helped to harvest. The first is made from Sapwood Crotch Walnut. The second is made from Heartwood Crotch Walnut. The third is made from Quarter Sawn boards. All have a removable tray and all are finished in Tung Oil.
8/8/2008 Click on image to see closeup.


Another great box from Marshall. This is a Men's Jewel Box made from Walnut crotch from the project a few years ago's tree cutting party. The finish is Tung Oil and Wax. All the panels are book matched and it has no veneer.
6/6/2008 Click on image to see closeup.


Box from the Boxes Special Interest Group(SIG). This is a bandsaw box of an "Airborne" design by Lois Keeler Ventura. It is made from Aromatic Cedar and finished in Tung Oil. The two special features are magnetic latches and interior felt to center the drawers vertically.
3/7/2008 Click on image to see closeup.


Marshall buys tools from Harbor Freight but they do not have nice cases. So he made this one for his pneumatic stapler. It is made from 1/4" Baltic Birch and finished in Tung Oil.
11/2/2007 Click on image to see closeup.


Marshall's entry is the elegant Cribbage Board and Box. It is built from Santos Mahogany and finished in Tung Oil and wax. There are 367 holes; a magnetic latch keeps it from opening.
8/3/2007 Click on image to see closeup.


Marshall made these boxes to show potential customers what variety is available from various wood varieties. These boxes are Quarter Sawn (QS) Oak, QS Santos Mahogany, Birdseye Maple, Burl Walnut, Riftsawn Lacewood, and Aromatic Red Cedar. All are finished with Tung Oil and Wax.
7/8/2007 Click on image to see closeup.


Marshall created this Jewel Box from Walnut he helped cut a few years ago. It is finished in six coats of Tung Oil and Treewax. Note the book matched crotch top which is solid Walnut.
2/2/2007 Click on image to see closeup.

Here is the ninth Rocking Horse made by Marshall from skills learned from Gene Strojek. This one is made from Clear Pine and Mahogany. It is finished in Spar Urethane.
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8/4/2006

These Cedar Boxes were made as Jewel Boxes for the toy workshop. Made from Aromatic Red Cedar they are finished in Tung Oil and Wax. You can make your own and many more for the children at Marshall's Christmas toy workshops.
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9/5/2005

This Rocking Horse is made from clear Pine and finished in spar urethane.
4/8/2005 Click on image to see closeup.


Marshall made this footstool from California Red Oak and is finished in Lacquer.
12/4/2004 Click on image to see closeup.


Marshall mass produced these small jewel boxes from Lacewood. He started with a tree, cut it into rough lumber, dried it. The boxes are finished in Tung oil.
5/6/2004 Click on image to see closeup.

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This is a Biretta shotgun Marshall re-stocked from a blank of AAA fancy walnut. Finish is 6 coats tung oil rubbed out with pumice and waxed. Enlargement shows the wood figure and checkering.
2/14/2004 Click on image to see closeup.

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A dining room table made from solid white birch finished in maple stain and polyurethane. The top is inset with matching Formica for durability.
2/14/2004 Click on image for closeup.