Redgum Coffee Table

Redgum Coffee Table

Peter (Wed AM TG) –  I have never studied design, or even read much about it. For a functional piece of furniture, I am a firm believer in function dictating form. For a coffee table, that is very simple. All you need is a flat surface of the desired dimension...
Tasmanian Myrtle – small table

Tasmanian Myrtle – small table

David (Tue PM TG) –  Here are a few pics of a little table I just finished. It is made from a plank of Tasmanian myrtle, following a design shown in Fine Woodworking  as a “One board table”. The biggest challenges were cutting the fake...
Vic Ash Desk

Vic Ash Desk

Karen (Wed AM TG) –  The desk top is Vic ash veneered plywood with a solid timber edge. The drawer, legs and shelves are all solid timber whilst the panels are veneered plywood. Dominoes have been used to make the cabinets. The most difficult part was deciding...
Accoya Bench

Accoya Bench

Bernard (Thu AM TG) –  It was built following a request from my wife for a bench to go into our outside bathroom at the beach house. Accordingly, a George Nelson design was selected and built using Accoya, which in this case is pine that has been treated with...
Fijian Mahogany and American Rock Maple Bed Side Tables

Fijian Mahogany and American Rock Maple Bed Side Tables

Karen (Wed AM TG) –  Here are some photos of my third project completed recently at MSFW… another two bed side tables!  These are made out of Fijian mahogany with the drawers in American Rock Maple. I used the domino for the first time to do these joints. In...
Sydney Blue Gum and Maple Hall Table

Sydney Blue Gum and Maple Hall Table

Mel (Wed AM TG) –  I wanted to make an elegant table with a bit of an Asian feel to it, for my entrance hallway. I roughed up the design, and then on the advice of my instructor I added a lens-shaped drawer.  I used Sydney Blue Gum, with the exception of the...