Ramblings from a South Central Texas Wood Butcher #18: Back in the "Saddle" (Shop)

Howdy Everybody! Hope all, who celebrate it, had a great Thanksgiving. We did. Traveled the week before to celebrate with the kids and the in laws. Very nice get together. Selena and I spent the real TG, at home, along with the cat,...

Wood Shop Furniture #1: Planer Table/Cabinet

I’ve been WW-ing almost 4- years and my first project was building infeed/outfeed ramps for my lunchbox planer. I built it on a 1/2 sheet of 3/4 ply, on the ground. It works great, however it has gotten really old having to get down on these...

Greek Key Design Table Back

This is no original design by any means, but it is done with all my own measurements. The designer gave me a rough drawing and I redrew it in SU to scale.(The designer did give me the Length and Height, I laid out the key) Sketchup Pic: I...

Open Apron Nesting Tables #1: An Interesting Commission

Last fall I entered my “Music” table in the Sidney Fine Arts Show on Vancouver Island and while it didn’t sell, it did attract a lot of attention. After the show a local woman contacted me and asked if I would build her a couple of little end...

Picnic Table #1: Intro

While going through my favorite pictures I remember this table: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/51352 I thought now is the time to try and build it. The post has some details, I will need to figure the rest. That’s what I love to do. I...

Patio Table #1: an idea is born

Two years ago our glass patio table broke; last year, we did without a patio table; this year I want one again and so I started checking out the flyers. Oh my … those prices make me want to build my own. (And by that I mean “help Rick build...