I'm a beginner woodworker who favours hand tools and reclaimed timber

Bathroom cabinet shelf insert

A small divided box for storing medicines etc. in bathroom cabinet. Made from reclaimed pine & plywood, finished with shellac. Board from bed frame Planed Resawn Planed Cut to size, dovetailed and stopped dados for dividers. Dry-fit Glued up and finished

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Corner table

A small "table" for the corner of our bathroom to put clothes on etc. Made from pine reclaimed from a painted bookshelf. Tried applying some shellac before glue-up, which was much easier but not the best idea for this project due to the visible…

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Paint storage box

A box for some fairly miscellaneous paints and art supplies.  Sized to fit the squares of plywood i had salvaged out of an old record-player cabinet and almost big enough for the paints. Starting scraps. Treated pine was a mistake - it stinks. Stripped…

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Bunk bookshelf

A small bunk-side shelf for my kid to put their book on at lights-out. Made from a bunch of ply bed-slats laminated together. Gluing slats together This was then planed, resawn and planed more (not very fun to work with, this should be a…

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Bookshelf

Small bookshelf from reclaimed pine.   Carved a design in the sides, painted & finished with shellac. Modelled on bottom right pattern Marked out pattern with a chisel, added some additional pencil guidelines with this Carved with chisels Painting to increase contrast Finishing with shellac…

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