Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – Jan 4, 2016

In the shop this week, I’ve made a lot of progress on the sofa table.  I finished up the divider joinery, permanently attached all the breadboards, cut all the curves, and started working on the top.

iPad Recipe Stand by Greg Porter
Recipe Holder video:
Clamping Table video:

Walnut Media Stand by Adam Bischoff
Slab Top Coffee Table by Corey Tighe

Carla’s Table by Kris Mark Duthie

Dema’s Marking Knives From Jointer Blades video:

Sofa Table Project:
Purchase the Early Bird Bundle to get the sofa table and 2 other upcoming projects for 50% off:

Wood Talk:

Charlie’s Interview of me:
Shop Walk Around:

Home Addition & Renovation

Building and Installing the Fridge Surround

Welcome back to our home renovation. This time, I’m going to make the fridge surround, set it in place, and then get the appliance garage

Home Addition & Renovation

Floor to Ceiling Appliance Garage Cabinet

Welcome back to the kitchen cabinetry building part of the renovation.  This time I’m going to be working on this giant cabinet here, which is

7 Responses

  1. Congratulations on the new gig! I think you’ll do a great job. Sincerely Your Crazy Cousin….. no wait, you’re my Crazy Cousin. Happy New Year!

  2. Matt,

    Looking good! Charlie mentioned he had interviewed you. Small MN world. Congratulations on being on Wood talk. How long did the walnut dry? and is it air dried only?

    Oh yeah what angle are you sharpening your blades for working on your hardwoods?

    1. Word travels quickly around here. Thank you! It was cut in Nov 2014 and was dry in March 2015. It was air dried in my basement down to 8% and has just been sitting in my pile since. I have no idea what the angle is. I pretty much just stick with the angle that came ground on the tool when I bought it.

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