We had a client on Long Island that commissioned us to build a small bench out of white oak, with metal bars joining the legs, and recessed pockets on the faces of the legs and top to accept 1/4″ thick antique mirrors.
Using the CNC to produce a line of retro, mid-century modern inspired strike plates of Baltic birch plywood with walnut veneer.
I was contacted by IWF about being part of a small group, the “GoPro Guys,” that would walk around the show floor and do video interviews with any company or product that sparked our interest. Of course I would!
Last summer I purchased this industrial chest of drawers at a garage sale for a sweet $20. My original intent was to put it into the backyard shop at my house, since these cabinets are great for storing a huge amount of stuff. After completing our home remodel this spring, we realized we really needed a small table next to the front door to collect everything that one tends to “drop off” when coming home.
After acquiring and implementing a CNC machine here's how we learned the hard way of what NOT to do.
Three woodworkers will don cameras, and stream their experience as attendees at the International Woodworking Fair. The IWF GoPro Guys are all wood business owners will shop the show real-time, and share through Facebook's Facetime streaming video application.
By Bill Esler
We wanted to build the largest dining table the area could hold, which meant I would be building a 48″x 96″ tabletop! Walnut was too expense: bring on the Sapele. (I had some leftovers.)