Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – April 11, 2016

Got a great start on the trim installation and some new tools in the shop.

Sherwood Woodcraft: http://www.sherwoodwoodcraft.com/

https://www.instagram.com/sherwood.woodcraft/

New Tools

Round Bottom Spoke Shave: http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=49142&cat=1,50230

Dema’s Tools and Mallets: https://www.etsy.com/shop/demaswoodshop

BearKat Wood: http://www.bearkatwood.com

Video on making the saw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIJgzq3ORnE

Viewer Projects

Trestle Table by Dustin

I recently finished this walnut trestle table for a client and thought you might like it.

The base is made from laminated 4/4 walnut to make the legs 6/4 after final milling
The walnut was sourced locally here in Illinois
This is my original design ( I think )
The vertical part of the leg was meant to have one big dado, not two. I liked the two small grooves and kept it that way
This was my first commission build.
The top is 3/4 walnut dominoed together
I built this table in my attic, which is my workshop!
Dimensions of the top are 36” x 48”
This is the first time I’ve ever used the domino, made a tenon, made a through mortise, made tapered cuts on a T.S, made a tapered mortise and wedge

Phone Charging Lamp by Drew

A lamp I made and in the back of the lamp is a USB plug in to charge your phone and other smart devices. I made it with half inch plywood and poplar with pocket holes and miter joints. 


YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo5Sa3sfd04

Wooden Beer Mugs by Damjan

Hi, my name is Damjan (age 15) and i live in Canada. I don’t have a wood working shop of my own, but I’m taking the class in high school right now. The project I made are some wooden beer mugs. On the bottom of the mug there is a bottle opener.

Scriptylia by Matt

I’m a student in the UK studying at Rycotewood Furniture Centre where I recently completed this chair. It’s made from Ash with leather upholstery and was shaped entirely by hand. No Arbortech, Angle Grinder, Belt Sander or anything! Just a Japanese saw rasp, a cabinetmakers rasp and a rat tail file.

It took me about 4 days to round it off and 4 days to sand it ready for lacquering and it’s safe to say my arms, knuckles and fingers have never been so sore in my life! But I think the result is totally worth it.

Starrett Combo Squares

Video Woodworkers Silent Auction

We are auctioning off a few signed pieces of memorabilia.  There are signed handsaws as well as a signed headshot poster.  Proceeds from these items go towards paying for the booth costs.

http://videowoodworkers.com/2016/04/atlanta-2016-silent-auction/

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