wood and metal

Torched alder console table | How-To

So this was another commission for the same folks who I built the "Bar Height Slab Table" for. This was a lot of fun! I experimented a bit with some new finishing techniques, and I'm very happy with the results. But I'm also a little bummed that I didn't get a better picture of the finished project, I'm not much of a photographer, but the lighting made it impossible for me to get a good shot.

Anyway, hope you enjoyed the video, I'd love to hear from you!
Zack

Tools used:

Dewalt DW862 Cold Saw
Throatless Shear
Dewalt 4 1/2 Angle Grinder
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig welder
Stanley #7 & #6 planes
Veritas Plow Plane
Swanson Speed Square
1/4"x20 Brass threaded inserts
Loctite Heavy Duty Epoxy
Dewalt XR 20V Drill
Dewalt 20V Circular saw
Dewalt 20V Jigsaw
Generic propane torch/weed burner
Bernzomatic Propane Torch

Finishes used:
Boiled Linseed Oil
Mineral Spirits
Zinsser dewaxed shellac
General Finishes Antique Walnut gel stain
General Finishes HP Top Coat

Metal finishes
Sculpt Nouveau - Black Magic
Minwax gloss brushing lacquer


Track list:

1. Imperial Tiger Orchestra - Lale Lale
2. Juanitos - Bailando Boogaloo

Bar Height Slab Table | How-To

This is hands down one of my favorite builds to date! I enjoyed the entire process, from the renderings(pics on my instagram) to the final assembly. 
The client wanted a unique bar height table, and I stumbled across a beautiful cherrywood slab with the proper dimensions. I have always had an affinity for tusk tenon furniture, but I wanted to work metal into the design--the solution I came up with was steel legs with a wooden stretcher and zebrawood tusks. 
Thank you for watching, If you would like to help, please like, comment, or share!

Tools used & products used:
Dewalt DW862 Cold Saw
Dewalt 4 1/2 Angle Grinder
Throatless Shear
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig welder
DEWALT DW734 Planer
Delta Unisaw
Freud 10" Dado stack

Dewalt XR 20V Drill
Dewalt 20V Circular saw
Dewalt 20V Jigsaw
Rockwell 14" Bandsaw
Swanson Speed Square

Finishes used:
Denatured Alcohol
Mineral Spirits
Boiled Linseed Oil
BT&C Garnet Shellac flakes
General Finishes Antique Walnut gel stain
General Finishes HP Top Coat

Track list:
1. Jahzzar - Jardins du Luxembourg
2. Doctor Turtle - Search For The Zero Inside Yourself
3. The Fucked Up Beat - Olympus Mons We Are Happy Chemtrails

Industrial Power & USB Conference table | How-To

My friends down at Rock Solid Fitness in Dunedin Florida, were after a meeting/conference table which contained power & USB connections for laptops, tablets, cell phones, etc.  This is what I came up with!

If you would like to help me--please do so by liking, commenting, subscribing, or sharing. 

Thanks for watching! 


Tools used:
Stanley #7, #6 Hand planes
Empire Drywall square
Delta Unisaw
DEWALT DW734 Planer
Dewalt DW862 Cold Saw
Dewalt 4 1/2 Angle Grinder
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig welder
Bessey Auto adjust toggle clamp
Dewalt 20V Jigsaw

Dewalt XR 20V Drill
Dewalt 20V Circular saw
Dewalt Trigger clamp
Veritas cabinet scraper
Throatless Shear

Finishes used:
General Finishes Medium Brown Dye Stain
General Finishes Amber Dye Stain
Boiled Linseed Oil
Zinsser Shellac sealcoat
General Finishes HP Top Coat
Briwax Clear polish

Sculpt Nouveau - Black Magic    
Minwax gloss brushing lacquer

Track list:
1. Michael Chapman - Titanic
2. Jahzzar - Please Listen Carefully
3. Bombay Laughing Club - When Youre Gone
4. Cullah - To The Rhythm of the Funk