Saturday, March 31, 2012

Folding Workbench Part II

The workbench is just about finished. It just needs another coat of Danish oil in a few spots, and a ramp to sweep the dust out of the tool well. I really love how functional it is for all of its simplicity. Steve Branam has a good post about how to use this bench here.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Making Window Sash

Custom window sash for a West Philadelphia Victorian home.

Test-fitting the parts...

The intersections of the muntin bars are half-lap joints. Each one is cut by hand. The mitered cuts in the profile are done by paring with a chisel using a 45-degree guide block.