Gum Leaf Triptych

Apparently I make art now! A few years ago we were given this slab of huon pine, which was lovely. Original slab size – awkward at best, too small for a coffee table. Measured in about 300 x 700 of ‘usable’ material, then another 200-300mm of crap. Awkward me for …

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Headphone Stand

Despite my on going migraines/headaches, I love music. I have a pair of Beyerdynamic DT-250’s, which are lovely closed headphones. I need somewhere to hang them at my desk that is not in the way, and won’t be batted at by my cat. This is more of one of those …

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Outfeed table

I’ve begun work on my roubo split-top style workbench, and it came time to make the divider/gap stop. I’ve got a piece of blackwood in mind that I want to resaw to form the various pieces I need, which will give me a nice grain match when reassembled. I want …

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Redgum spokeshave

Okay teeeeechnically I didn’t make this project, Natalie did. I think that skirts by the rules though, right? Veritas have two wooden spokeshave kits, this is the small. Overall would rate the project 3.5/5 – some of the wording was pretty so so, and a few things were the wrong …

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Shoji LED Lamp

To match in with the Shogun bed, we needed to make some bedside lamps. LEDs are the common SMD5050 12v strip lights, which makes them super easy to power. The paper is the ‘proper’ shoji paper. It needs another coat of finish, but not too bad for all scraps – …

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The Diane Collection

The biggest project I’ve ever undertaken – a full set of furniture for my mum. What a great learning experience building lots of big furniture, but its a shame that  I can’t time travel with what I know now to improve all the furniture in the series. Mum had such …

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