Tyler’s Tool Storage Cabinet

January 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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The following photos are of a tool storage cabinet I designed for my 5 year old grandson. I purchased the matched walnut crotch wood 4 years ago from Metro Hardwoods located in Independence, Missouri. I’ve wanted to design a James Krenov style cabinet and when I saw the crotch walnut I knew I had to have it.  At the time my grandson wasn’t a year old yet but I knew at the time that it would make great focal point for this project.   Read more

Segmented Stave Bowl Table Saw Sled

January 31, 2011 by · 3 Comments
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Table Saw Sled Construction (Double click on The Table Saw Sled Construction to see how to make the sled).

Thanks to all who took the time to view the demo on ‘How to Cut Bowl Staves” at the DIY Woodworking Tool Show in Kansas City.  A special thanks goes to Larry Bowden for allowing me to use their SawStop for my demo.  Many of you wanted me to post photos with dimensions of the sled (gig and fixture) I used for the demo.  Don’t hesitate to write or call me if you have any questions or problems with your segmented bowl making.  Read more

Tyler’s Tool Cabinet Update May 1, 2011

May 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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I thought readers would be interested in seeing the latest photos of the tool cabinet I’ve designed and is under construction for my 5 year-old grandson.  If he doesn’t become a woodworker, it can be used as an armoire.  I have almost 200 hours in construction.  This is my first attempt to make hand-cut dovetails.  The cabinet has a total of 12 drawers and I have only 4 completed.  I’m happy to report that the fourth drawer turned out better than the first with regards to joint fit.  All the joints are functional but not as attractive as they could be.  Practice, practice and more practice is needed.  I’m following Rob Cossman’s technique for making the joint.

The basic design is a chest-on-stand (James Krenvon inspired) with a touch of Green and Green with a comtempory cornice.  No real style but it seems to work.  Let me know your thoughts about the design.  I’m working form my own sketches so let me know if you would like a copy and I’ll email them to you.

Thanks for visiting our website and please leave a comment.  God Bless!

Tyler’s (Krenov Inspired) Tool Cabinet

June 28, 2011 by · 2 Comments
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Tyler's Tool Cabinet
Tyler’s (Krenov Inspired) Tool Cabinet
Project completed on June 5, 2011
Basics:

  • Constructed for 5 year old grandson
  • Casework Material Walnut
  • Casework Stand and Exterior Door Frame Material Ash
  • Interior Doors and Draw Fronts Material Spalted Maple
  • Completion Hours 280

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15: How to Construct the 8 Point Star Medallion

This video will demo the highlights of how to construct an 8 Point Star medallion for the bottom of your segmented bowl.

Instructions on How to Create an 8 Point Star

January 5, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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The following instructions can be used with the video produced for this project so that the reader can learn how to create a medallion for the base or bottom of their segmented bowls. View the video, down load and print the instructions so that you can build the medallion. Good luck and be safe in the shop!

Click on the link below:
8 Point Star Instructions

PowerPoint (PDF) Stave Segmented Vessel Instructions

Segmented Vessel Instructions 5-16-2016 PDF

Click twice on the link above for instructions on How To Construct a Segmented Bowl/Vessel. The PDF document can then be printed at no cost. Hope you find the information useful and be sure to wear the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and at a minimum hearing and eye protection in the shop!

Let us know if you have additional questions.

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