My Guitar and a New Log

May 23, 2019

I’m back from a few weeks of traveling. I was in the UK at the start of the month to build a custom guitar and to attend Makers Central. When I got back, it was off to Weekend with Wood in Des Moines.

Crimson Guitars
https://crimsonguitars.com/
https://www.youtube.com/user/crimsoncustomguitars
https://www.instagram.com/crimsonguitars/

April Wilkerson
https://www.instagram.com/wilker_dos/
https://www.youtube.com/user/AprilWilkersonDIY

Triton Tools
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMC4o_IZzyhtSxUBK3hW1gA
https://www.instagram.com/triton_tools_uk/

Vintage Tool Shop
https://vintagetoolshop.com/
https://www.instagram.com/thevintagetoolshop/

Makers Central
May 11-12, 2019
https://www.makerscentral.co.uk/

Weekend With Wood
May 16-19, 2019
http://www.weekendwithwood.com/

The Wall-Hanging Tool Cabinet Project
https://thewoodwhispererguild.com/product/ultimate-wall-hanging-tool-cabinet/

Viewer Projects

Boxes by Rev. Marx

The sides are sapele. The tops and bottoms are maple. The corners are mitered with ebony splines. The top slides open like a pencil box, and has a laser engraved design. Both boxes were finished with shellac and paste wax.

There is a build article on my blog at https://mrxdesigns.blogspot.com/2018/10/splined-mitered-tarot-box-v10.html

Serving Tray by Russell

This is a walnut and maple serving tray I made for my wife. It was my first project with halfblind dovetails. Its finished with clear shellac and paste wax.

https://www.instagram.com/coburnwooddesign/

Segmented Vase by Russell

it’s 8 1/5″ tall, 7″ wide and 432 pieces of maple & purple heart.

Ping Pong Table by Darrick

I was commissioned by a production company in St. Louis who are renovating part of their office space to build a custom ping pong table. This is made from walnut plywood with white oak trim and walnut accents, a solid walnut and white oak chevron pattern in the center of the table, sitting on a solid walnut base with white oak accents. I also made a couple custom paddles with walnut handles to go with it. You can find more of my work on instagram @dhbuilds
The hardwood is all locally sourced and came from Lumber Logs LLC in St. Louis and the walnut plywood came from St. Charles Hardwoods, Inc.

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