Category Archives: Staked Side Table-000

Staked Side Table-Part 9-Complete

Since Saturday I have applied three coats of the tinted BLO and one coat of Tried & True original.  For those not familiar with Tried & True, it is a mixture of polymerized linseed oil and beeswax.  It is non-toxic, … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 8

Whew!  Lots of progress happened this week.  So much so that the first coat of oil is on.  Oh, you want a little more detail than that?  OK, I’ll back up a bit. The week started off with fabrication of … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 7

If you follow me on Instagram then you know my shop time this past week was mostly spent adding texture and burnt wood decoration to the top slab of the table.  It is a simple, albeit time-consuming, process that has … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 6

What I lacked in progress today, I more than made up for with stress. The day started easy enough.  I simply added bamboo pegs to all of the draw joints.  Yep, it is overkill, but it is how I like … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 5

Now that I have the shaving horse built and a little practice with the drawknife under my belt, legs were next up on the agenda. The stock for the legs is red oak. Since I have yet to find a … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 4

A little over a week ago there was frost on the ground in the morning, yesterday it was 90° with 50% humidity.  That is a pretty drastic swing and made for a tough time in the shop, but I have to … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 3

This past week, once again, was lean on shop time.  Busy, busy at work and by the time I made it home, I was spent.  But that’s the way it goes sometimes.

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