Small Projects

I've had this cherry offcut from cutting a curved log into lumber in my shop for over two years and I've been wanting to make a bench out of it.  The offcut tapers towards the center so I thought the thicker ends would make nice...

I had a chunk of curly maple that I had trimmed off of a bowl blank.  The way it was shaped looked perfect for a ladle.  I used the bandsaw, a bur in a die grinder, the spindle sander, and hand sanding to shape the...

A few times every year, I go through all my scrap wood and make end grain cutting boards.  I organize the wood that I want to use into groups depending on length.  I can then clean up and glue the strips together into blanks.  I...

Recently, Peter Brown turned a bracelet made from phone wires encased in epoxy.  I have a lot of computer and A/V wires that I no longer use.  I thought an epoxy bowl with various wires embedded in it would be really cool.  This was my...