Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – Mar 14, 2017

I finished slabbing the smaller ash log that I had up on the mill last week and also milled up my neighbor’s birch tree.  At the computer, I finished editing the farmhouse table videos and in the shop, I experimented with a live edge treatment for the bed project.

Farmhouse Table and Benches Project:

Highboy Project:

Live Edge Waterfall Table Project:

Lie-Nielsen 7″ Curved Drawknife:

Viewer Projects

Dining table + coffee table set + TV unit by Derar

Here are some of my latest projects. I used a plywood with a walnut and mappa  burl wood veneer.

Tea Light Holder – by Phil

In March this year my wife and decided to take up new hobbies, my wife’s was stained glass and mosaics. Mine was woodturning/carpentry. We converted our garden shed and summer house into workshops. we have made a number of things since starting our hobbies and here’s our latest.
A work colleague asked if I could make an item for his 5 wedding anniversary incorporating t light candles. we came up with a t light holder which holds a stained glass panel with 2 entwined love hearts in purple and blue . Hope you like the pics but I don’t feel they do it justice.

The Learning Tower by Will

Sometimes things don’t go according to plan.

Cherry Coffee Table by Boris

Joinery is dowels and finished with polyurethane.

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

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