Author Archives: Steve

Queen Anne Sideboard

This is a Queen Anne Sideboard and Cupboard. The customer had a picture from a magazine and asked if I could build one like pictured. Of course you know what I said and several months later here it is.   It is made from Pennsylvania Cherry, finished with a Fuhr Antique Cherry dye/stain and top… Read More »

Sewing Center

This sewing center was made for my wife who was an avid quilt maker and hobbyist.  The oak was all from our builder that gave me all the off-fall from stair skirts.  The white panels are Tile Board ($9/Sheet) and the top is melamine wrapped in oak.  It has one file drawer and several smaller… Read More »

Oak Dresser

  This is an Oak Dresser that was made for a small space, 52in. long.  Most dressers are min of 60 in.  The color had to match the rest of the bedroom furniture that they purchased, also a fancy mirror to sit on top of the dresser.  The furniture Store was real nice, let me… Read More »

Cutting Coves on the Table Saw

Information on Cutting Coves on the Table Saw Blade Angle and Tilt Angle There have been several questions regarding cutting coves on the table saw.  I remember one of the magazines talking about using a CAD drawing system to generate different profiles.  I tried to find this article and could not, so I used my … Read More »

Shop and Shed

The Work Shop and Home of the Kubota on the left side.  The Shop is 24×26 ft. and the Kubota home is 12×20.  Originally planed on a 30×40 shop, that is before I found out the cost.  I had to scale back to fit the budget, big mistake, should have made it as planned.  I… Read More »

Marble Maze

Marble Maze This is a Marble Maze that my wife saw in a craft magazine and wanted built for her grown son that likes toys. This was more of a challenge that I thought, it has many compound angles that have to match other compound angles. But what a blast for kids of ALL ages… Read More »

Oak Kitchen Hutch

Two Hutches These are two Oak Kitchen Hutches that I made. One for my Dad and the other for my wife.  My Dad’s is a smaller version of one I built for myself. After he saw the one I built he wanted one for himself.

Jewelry Boxes

Tool Box My wife saw this in one of the Woodworking magazines and wanted it built for a man’s valet box (junk holder). I told her it would be too big. I used some scrap birch that had nice grain and curly maple for the trim and drawer fronts, all from the scrap bin. Well,… Read More »