Matt’s Weekly Shop Update

Finished up the quick platter project and got finish on one of the carved drawer fronts. Surfaced the first of the waterfall table slabs with the new surfacing bit. Prepped the panels for the drawer bottoms and finished the initial epoxy work on the outfeed table top.
Highboy is mostly moved inside and although not all the drawers are complete, I'm finally able to see how it will look when complete. In the shop, the waterfall table slabs are ready to be flattened and I answer some questions regarding the new metal cutting bandsaw.
Got most of the finish applied to the upper case and finish prepped and got one coat onto the lower case. I also started breaking down and prepping the stock for the backboards and drawer bottoms.
Between holidays and illness, not much shop time last week. The time I did have was used to turn and mount the urns on the upper case of the highboy and I also turned and installed the drop finials onto the lower case.
My friend Brandon brought me a couple of silver maple logs that have some spalting starting to form. Those will get milled up sometime during the frigid winter. In the shop, I got the goosenecks attached to the case and have moved on to the side returns.
On the highboy this week, I routed the profile for the gooseneck moldings in less time than it took me to route the moldings for the secretary desk.  The cyclone is mostly assembled after hanging out with a friend in the shop.