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

Twin boxes

Pair of small dove-tailed boxes. Second box, hinged lid, open Second box, hinges Second box First box, press-fit lid, open First box Cut to size Resawn, lots of tear-out Cleaned up Reclaimed merbau and pine

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Mitred box

Experimenting with matching end-grain on all four corners. Merbau A lot of tear-out Finished Finished, open

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Bookshelf drawers

Original bookshelf drawers were spaced to hold CDs. Added small drawers for better storage options, and opened shelf for larger books. Reclaimed pine Slots for drawer bottoms Simple box joints Test fit Finished

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"Bible" box

Storage for large photo albums, coffee table books etc. underneath and miscellaneous items in box drawers/till. Frame is pinned with dowels (draw-bored), but not glued. Reclaimed pine from bed frames. Box is dove-tailed, reclaimed pine from broken cabinet. Finished with water-based polyurethane.  Hardware is…

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