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isaac3d

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OMG... not more cutting boards? 😧
Two cutting/presentation boards I just made for a relative and a friend. I just love to watch them pop when the oil goes on!
Middle panel is cherry, then padauk sandwiched between beech (the contrast between cherry and beech is not as great as I'd have liked but you can see it more clearly in the flesh!), then utile, then another beech/padauk sandwich and finally, American black walnut.


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( I see I turned both boards 180 degrees in the oiled photo; silly billy )
 

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After 20 years of less than ideal tool storage decided it was time for a new cabinet and sharpening area
Made from oak and oak veneered birch ply left over from a new kitchen 1300mm wide X 500mm deep
The top is standard kitchen work top lipped all round with oak. I ebonised the lipping as I know it will get steel dust on it from grindingg and go black anyway
The legs are actually beech with 6mm oak cladding all round as I didnt have any large enough section. This did allow me to book match the grain on both legs
Drawer are just the right length for rasps and paring chisels (until I buy one that 1/2cm too long)
 

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Strictly speaking, not woodworking, but the first try out of the new firepit this evening. I made it from 4mm plate steel, so it’s not going to blow away. Burning offcuts from some live edge cladding I was installing. Lawson Cypress, smells fantastic.
 

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Shame it goes brown.
It does but very slowly in our experience, I bleach the wood before finish which brightens It considerably, then it’s goes straight in for spraying with matte 2k auto finish, I made stave shells over 5 years ago that are still very purple going by the pics I have seen from the owners.
 

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When I appealed for some wood to make a couple benches out of, someone gave me a broken wardrobe, and I used it (and a couple of mdf kitchen bits) to make this bench for my electronics lab, though I really don't like chipboard it's all that was needed and worked well. I made the wardrobe base into the wall support and the underneath layer of the bench top - it has some supporting rails attached to what would have been the bottom, so I tried to incorporate those where they could add some strength, though looking over the photos I think it got a bit silly at the back there!. I filled the edges of the chipboard with good old Polyfilla - far from ideal but at least it's smooth. The round thing is the leg holder (the leg's made from a bit of stair-rail someone gave me). The big holes are for cable management - I'm going to attach some sockets to the upright bit. It looks a bit high because it is - I use a stool for seating. It needs stiffening along the front - luckily someone gave me some long bits of timber I can use. Now I really need to change that paint...
Next up, heavy bench for the garage! Proving a bit more challenging...
 

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make this hat block for a friend, 23'' in dia. just under 4'' thick ended up weighing 6.4 kilo
 

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Made a small box for a friend who's dad tragically passed away fairly recently.
It's to keep the ashes in.

The mountain scene on top is based on an area of Glencoe which he loved and was cnc engraved then filled with resin.

Tiger/Brown Oak and European Oak.

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Made a small box for a friend who's dad tragically passed away
A nice box and very thoughtful of you.

Is it mitered with the pegs, in the last picture, holding the corners together. I've used dovetail wedging with veneers to reinforce a miter but not pegs. The pegs look interesting in their own right, its a shame that they needed to be trimmed.
Martin
 

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Yes, just a simple Mitre with little pegs that really just meet inside the Mitre.
They're a bit too subtle really. Thought they'd stand out a little more but they disappear.
 

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OMG... not more cutting boards? 😧
Two cutting/presentation boards I just made for a relative and a friend. I just love to watch them pop when the oil goes on!
Middle panel is cherry, then padauk sandwiched between beech (the contrast between cherry and beech is not as great as I'd have liked but you can see it more clearly in the flesh!), then utile, then another beech/padauk sandwich and finally, American black walnut.


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( I see I turned both boards 180 degrees in the oiled photo; silly billy )
really nice colour combinations! 👏
 
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