Monthly Archives: July 2009

Shaker Candle Stand

I’ve done a few dozen candle stands as well as tilt tops. The one I am doing now is very unique. It appears in “The Complete Book of Shaker Furniture” by Timothy Rieman and Jean Burks. It’s quite unique, it … Continue reading

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Jefferson’s Desk

Well, the desk is built and in the finishing stages. The desk is pretty straight forward, tapered leg table, actually, the ‘creative’ issue came in making it work as a computer desk with a slide for the keyboard, yet retain … Continue reading

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Mitered Bread Boards

Bread boards are one of the best ways to counter cupping. Used predominantly in tables, they serve an abundant number of uses. I like them for case tops, especially with un-anchored tops like I use in a lot of my … Continue reading

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Walnut and Turning

Today I am working on another Thomas Jefferson piece, and the Seed Press is about done as well, will post some photos when finished, the piece today is of walnut as well its a small writing desk , but we … Continue reading

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In Memory

Have you ever met someone who was a friend from the first hello? that was Tim Rinehart. If you recall, we went to the Woodcraft Benefit Auction for Tim….Tim passed over the weekend. I only met Tim 2 or 3 … Continue reading

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Drop Leaf Coffee Table

Want to show you some photos of the drop leaf coffee table, I used a wooden knuckle hinge and a flipper to support the leaves. Like I mentioned last time, I apply the knee blocks or sometimes called ears, to … Continue reading

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Cabriolet Legs on a Drop Leaf Table

It’s not an issue, but one caution, I think the mistake I made in the ‘crash and burn’ blog was that I didn’t compensate for the knee. I fitted everything to the center top but didn’t check for the leaf … Continue reading

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