Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – July 6, 2016

This week I’m doing a little follow up and answering some questions about the hexagonal dovetailed box.

Viewer Projects

Carved Mallet by Daniel

A mallet carved from a single piece of incense wood, using hand tools, some of them also made by me, with other hand tools.

Infinity Mirror Sofa Table by Clement

Segmented Vases by Benjamin

These two projects are my first and third segmented vases. I’m a 17 year old woodworker from England and I’ve been woodworking for about two years now.
I got my first wood lathe from my parents at Christmas and I’ve been doing a fair amount of turning on it since.


This is my first segmented and turned vase. It’s made from Sapele, Iroko, Beech and Walnut.


This is my third segmented and turned vase. It’s made from Beech, Figured Alder, Maple and Iroko.

All of the wood used here are either from scraps or offcuts that I’ve sourced from School or a local Hardwood bathroom maker.

I’m quite happy with these projects as I really enjoy designing the different patterns and additionally I study maths at college so that really helps with the angles and geometry.

Slab Table by Lasse

Im Lasse from Germany and 15 years old I got into woodworking when I was 13 or so by the Videos from Steve Ramsey now I got my own YouTube Channel.

Here is a coffee table its a rather small slab of european oak it got three legs that are made from 10 mm round steal welded to a piece of flat bar it was my first real welding project.


YouTube Channel:

Chisel Cabinet Giveaway

Hand Tool Build Off

Log Trailer

Making Ramp Mounts for my Trailer

I wanted aluminum ramps so they’d be lightweight and I bought some vs making them myself because after building this trailer, I just wanted to

Woodworking Projects

Walnut Dressing Vanity Build

To start things off, I’ll make the panel which will become the sides and top. While that’s sitting in the clamps, I’ll prep the material

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