Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – July 27, 2017

It was awesome meeting everyone at AWFS last week!

AWFS Student Competitions:

The Highboy Project


Viewer Projects

That’s Original Sign by Andy

Here’s a sign I made for my wife’s sewing business.  It’s mostly made from 12mm MDF – I cut out the letters on my home made jigsaw table since I don’t have a bandsaw.

Desk by Nic

Desk in a greene and greene/somewhat rustic style. Made from (take a deep breath) spalted quartersawn sycamore, curly white oak, quartersawn bur oak, walnut, red oak, white oak, hard maple, curly soft maple, and 1/4 oak ply.

Crib by the Loza Brothers

We recently built this bed for a friend.  The bed is made all from Poplar painted white and the headboard is pine with various kinds of stains I had in the shop.

End Table by Joe

I’m relatively new to woodworking and mostly make small projects (pens, cutting boards, boxes)  My first big project is to be a dining table and I wanted to build a practice piece. So here it is: a pecan end table using mortise and tenon joinery. I even put a few bow ties on one of the stretchers because it has a crack in it. It’s finished with danish oil.


Submit your viewer project: Email me pictures and a description of your project and I’ll feature your project on the show.

Home Addition & Renovation

Cabinetry and open seating

Welcome back to our home renovation and remodel.  Today, I am hoping to have the island cabinetry built out, as well as getting the leg

Home Addition & Renovation

White Oak Kitchen Island Leg

Welcome back to the shop! I’m continuing on with the white oak island build. Last time I made the end panels for the cabinetry unit,

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