Wormy Chestnut and Wenge Hand Plane

For some time now I have wanted to build a hand plane but have always had some other project I need to finish first, well I decided that I would always have some other project to finish and just jumped...
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Finished Loft Bed….Finally!

 Well after way to long working on this bed I finally finished it and my daughter loves it.  It probably would have been much simpler to just use smaller posts instead of glueing the three 2×6′s...
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Loft Bed

My daughter is now two and a half and my wife and I have another on the way so…. time to move the little one out of the crib, the only problem is that she doesn’t like the toddler bed that...
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Tree Box

   This weekend I had a little time to spend in the shop and wanted to cut a few dovetails as it has been a while. I am getting ready to start a chest of drawers project as part of the Woodwhisperer...
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Just Finished the Desk!

I just finished my drafting/desk and finally brought it into the house this evening. This was a great project to make and there were two new techniques I used on this project, so I learned a lot. As part...
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Drafting Desk 3

I have finally finished the woodworking part of the drafting desk and am now ready for the finishing. I believe it turning out pretty well. I do have a funny story about putting the top together. I have...
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Wooden Gear Clock

Wood Gear Clock

    I have always had a fascination with how things work. As a kid I drove my parents’ crazy taking things apart but it was part of learning. Even today I will look at something a wonder how...
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Drafting Desk 2

Last week I talked about the drafting desk that I am currently working on. I have made a lot of progress and now have all of the parts made and partially put together. Over the weekend my wife and I went...
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Drafting Desk 1

For some time now I have wanted a writing style desk for my downstairs living area that I could tilt up to also use as a small drafting desk. I don’t have enough room downstairs for the full size...
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