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Industrial Steel Frame & Butcherblock Wood Desk

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This build is made possible by Waterlox tung oil finish, find out more HERE It’s been a few years since I’ve done any serious metal working projects so it’s great to be back! The legs are welded from some really beefy 3×1.5 tube steel for some substantial looking legs, plus some rebar X cross braces, mostly for ascetics and to …

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Reclaimed Living Walls

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This square living wall piece was made entirely from reclaimed materials. The main frame is made from reclaimed pine wall paneling and the front frame is made from pallet wood with pine kerf accent strips. It hangs up on the wall with some simple D ring hardware. This set of 4 was made as part of a display for the …

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Inspirational Living Wall Frames

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Nothing to see here, just one of those tacky wall pieces ;). I wasn’t expecting much from these but I was pleasantly surprised with the outcome. All the different texture, shapes, and colors actually make these really fun to look at. The main frame is made from pallet wood with a 1/4″ plywood backer-board. Letters were cut on the CNC …

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Rustic Wall Crates (made from 50 year old Apple Bins!)

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These wall crates were built to hold little knickknacks on the wall with a cool rustic display. They were built by reclaiming some wood from some old 50+ year old apple bins that had been decommissioned at an apple orchard in MA that a viewer of mine runs. There is some awesome cherry hidden under there!! I’ll definitely be planning …

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Turning a Wavy Ash Bowl in Quebec

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I visited Pat Lap (from the Le PicBois channel) in Qu√©bec last month and we got to spend some time in his shop! I turned this live edge bowl/hat out of a piece of ash that was the other half of a log from the video he did with Sterokroma. I can’t believe I got to work on the Frankenslathe!! …

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Giant 16″ Disk Sander for the Lathe

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Homemade 16″ disk sander for my lathe, 2 tools in 1! The sanding disk is made from doubled up 3/4″ plywood mounted to a face plate. The table is made from 3/4″ plywood too mounted square to the disk. It attached to the lathe bed using 4 bolts at the location where an extension bed usually mounts, although I’ll probably …

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Segmented Cherry Urns

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This urn was turned from cherry and purpleheart (finished with tung oil) for my grandfather who just died at the age of 94. He just now started slowing down and just left the world peacefully which was fitting for such a empathetic, persevering, and influential man. He’s one of the hardest working people I was lucky enough to know. For …

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Upcycled Glass Lamps With Mason Jar

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There is another studio next door to me that is a glass blowing shop. Sometimes they will throw away their scrap colored glass, so I picked this stuff out of the dumpster. My first lamp made from aluminum & concrete, while being really cool and well received, had a few design flaws I wanted to address in version 2.0 (weight, …

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Reclaimed Wood & Plastic Medicine Cabinets

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Bathroom medicine cabinets made almost entirely from reclaimed materials. It’s a very unique design I came up with that has a small display window in the center and uses a weaved panel in the door. The H shaped pattern in the door run perpendicular to the shelves inside the cabinet. The main frame is made from salvaged pine which used …

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294 Piece Segmented Pepper Grinders

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These pepper grinders were built in collaboration with Pat Lap from the “Le Picbois” channel! The blanks are made from 12 segmented rings with 24 pieces each and capped with some mahogany pieces. The wood used is all reclaimed – poplar pallet wood and mahogany deck balusters. Pat turned these on his lathe and added the pepper grinder kit. Just …

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Adirondack Chair Sextuple

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HUGE thanks to my top patrons – Leif Hietala, Jeff Worley, and Robb Albritton You’ll notice a few pieces of shop furniture seem to be missing. I’ve been sitting on this footage since this summer not entirely sure what I wanted to do with it since I already have 2 adirondack chair videos. I decided to give it an edit …

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Modern Waterfall Table (The Obtuse Tables)

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This pair of “waterfall” style tables I’m calling The Obtuse Tables were made from a repurposed maple butcher block countertop with a leg frame made from reclaimed mahogany. The main surface of the table wraps down at 95 degrees, so each of the legs kicks over at 5 degrees. The original idea behind this design was that due to the …