I was asked by my friends Abigail and Andrew Stump of Madeleine Bakery & Bistro to make a display for their incredibly delicious macarons. I designed this in SketchUp and built it from ash, cherry, and walnut.
I carved this spoon while camping in Ohiopyle (and finished up at home). Made from the same tree used for Spoon #7.
We finally have a new coffee table! Lombardy poplar (not to be confused with tulip poplar, which isn’t actually a poplar), walnut, epoxy (West System), and blue ocean pigment (Eye Candy). This was definitely a learning experience, with many mistakes and challenges along the way. But in the end, I’m more than happy with how it turned out – and it’s much prettier than our old particle board/veneered table. The top came from a tree cut down across the street from our house. It had been standing mostly dead for several years (like most of the Lombardy poplars in the US). I chainsawed and milled the log myself. This table took me almost exactly a month to build. See my instagram for several posts detailing this build.
I made these coasters with the scrap leftover from my Bookcase Side Table build, which the coasters match. Made from cherry, mahogany, walnut, and ash.