Tom Paton (50)

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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Resurrected box

This box was nailed to a shelf in the garage & I broke it trying to remove it.  The locking rabbit joints broke so I trimmed them off and dovetailed new joints & added a lid.

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Dovetailed box

Another box, another lid design. Protruding dovetails on this one. And another little bonus "box" that I'm going to use as a glue-pot.  Made from some spalted firewood of some sort.

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