Shaker Settee

Lets start of by talking about how I got Inspired to make one of these Settees. I bought a book called Making Authentic Shaker Furniture which is full of plans that I hope to build in the future. Since every-time I saw one of these benches online , in books, or in real life I … Continue reading Shaker Settee

Shaker Hall Table ( Making the Top and finish)

If you have come this far to read about this project, let me start by saying thanks for showing interest and reading my blog. This is the final entry about my Shaker Hall Table build. Ill show how I made the Top and then a quick read about the finish I used. It usually all … Continue reading Shaker Hall Table ( Making the Top and finish)

Shaker Hall Table continued (Rails, slides, kickers/ Drawer construction )

So here it continues, on my last blog about this shaker hall table build I wrote about the main carcass design and joinery of this table. Hopefully you readers got the information you needed out of it. I will start of this blog by showing how I installed the drawer runners, kickers and spacers. Also … Continue reading Shaker Hall Table continued (Rails, slides, kickers/ Drawer construction )

Shaker Hall Table ( Joinery and assembly of the frame )

Glue has dried and the pegs are cleaned up. Now its time for the drawer runners on the inside My first step was to look online for inspiration on what kind of table I was going to make. Overwhelming there is to many designs to choose from , but most are similar like the shaker … Continue reading Shaker Hall Table ( Joinery and assembly of the frame )

Traveling Dutch Tool Chest (Outfitting The Interior)

Completed tool chest Since I didn't like the fact that my smaller tools would roll around or be stacked over top of other tools, I decided to put some drawers inside the bottom parts of the tool chest to keep things organized. It started with drawing down ideas while I was waiting for the paint … Continue reading Traveling Dutch Tool Chest (Outfitting The Interior)

Traveling Dutch Tool Chest build continued (back and front)

This is after the tongue and grooved back and front was nailed on both to the upper and lower cabinet. So since my last blog I have already progressed further, but in this blog I wanted to quickly write about the tongue and groove back, and the front of the chest. I am not going … Continue reading Traveling Dutch Tool Chest build continued (back and front)

My Small Traveling Dutch Tool Chest Build ( Upper and lower tool chest joinery and assembly)

Lets begin with my take on the Dutch Tool Chest. This is the small traveling dutch tool chest from lost art press. I Chose this smaller version, because I like the two parts (Upper tool chest and bottom auxiliary) that make up the chest. The measurements I used aren't the exact same but close to … Continue reading My Small Traveling Dutch Tool Chest Build ( Upper and lower tool chest joinery and assembly)