Tom Paton (42)

Shelf

An "expansion" shelf for our mantle to provide more space for photo frames & knickknacks. Made from a bunch of smaller reclaimed outdoor furniture pieces, resawn and nailed to a pine frame. Frame was "lacquered" with shellac coloured with India ink. Halving joints on…

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Bedside table

Small bedside table from reclaimed merbau from outdoor furniture.  Wedged through-tenons and finished with shellac. These pieces were all curved, which made figuring out the mortise & tenon angles a bit tricky, however the result is surprisingly square and symmetrical! Top frame pieces -…

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Dinosaur Step (2014)

A dinosaur themed kitchen helper step for our toddler(s).  19mm marine-ply, cut with a jigsaw, shaped with rasps.  Painted and finished with polyurethane.  Still in daily use!

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Three more boxes

A couple of similar boxes for the girls. Japanese toolbox style lid, with carved names on the front and monographed lids. Reclaimed merbau and pine. The third one is plain from parts left over from the twin boxes in the previous post.

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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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