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  1. Show N' Tell
    I ve' got a new client, my son !!! He lives in England, and I promised to make a coffee table for him. The saga has been going on since last December, but was delayed for various reasons. Coffee tables are most symbolic pieces of furniture in western houses. They can be tragically big (if your...
  2. Show N' Tell
    Elementary stools and benches have always attracted me for their simple lines, multiple uses and time-honored style ("styles fade, style never does" somebody wrote a long time ago). As they need very little skill and accuracy is not mandatory, they immediately became my favorite construction...
  3. Project Plans and How To
    Next project now, is to make a long trestle dining table and benches. Four benches, each about half the length of the table will serve as seats. I don't know how to make chairs. As posted elsewhere in this forum, I have nice big planks of cypress at 3 and 5 cm thickness (30 & 50 mm for the...
  4. Wood Species
    For my first woodworking project I'd like to build The New Yankee Workshop's adirondack chairs to have some seating on the back patio. Norm used cypress the first time he made his adirondack chairs, mahogany the second time. I've been having trouble locating mahogany near me (Boise, ID). I...
  5. Show N' Tell
    Hello Everyone, Have had very little time to spend in my shop lately, and the shop overhaul has slowed to a crawl. So I wanted to take a break from that and build something fun. I live just north of New Orleans, Louisiana and there is alot of cypress around here. I like the way it looks in its...
  6. Project Plans and How To
    a new office has been given to me at the hospital, and I need a coat stand, so I thought of one and drew a sketch and now I am trying to make it. Any ideas / suggestions are welcome. requirements: it has to be big enough for 3 - 4 overcoats, freestanding and mobile, preferably with a mirror...
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