Restoring A Cocktail Cabinet & Veneer Repair

In this video I restore the finish and repair some broken and chipped out veneer on a vintage cocktail cabinet which has a hinged top section, mirrors and a light.

Applying A New Veneer - second attempt restoring a mid century coffee table

In this video I work on a project which I previously failed on - repairing and re-veneering a mid century coffee table. This time I apply the veneer with wood glue!

Making & Installing A Replacement Table Top

In this video I make and install a new table top for an existing table frame. The old table top, which was located in a local office space wasn't wide enough to accommodate laptop users sitting on both sides of the table, so I was commissioned to make a new wider replacement top for it, to be stained and finished to match the table frame.

Dining Chairs Makeover & Seat Pad Conversion

in this video I work on 2x CC41 utility furniture dining chairs from the 1940s for a makeover, repair and restoration. I convert their webbed upholstery to solid chair seat pads. I also re-upholster them and give the wooden frames a clean up and a re-finish.

Snooker Cue Legged Mid Century Style Coffee Table

I mentioned in my last vlog video that I had an unusual find recently, 16 snooker cues, which I found leaning against a wall behind a bin.  
People who've been watching my channel for a while will know that I predominantly like to use salvaged materials in my projects, so I gave some thought to what I could use these for and the first idea I had was using them to make some tapered legs for a coffee table.

Repair and Veneer - Mid Century Coffee Table Makeover

In this video I'm going to give a complete makeover to this midcentury style coffee table which I picked up recently at a local house clearance for just £5.

Making A Herringbone Beech & Mahogany Side Table

 
In this video I made a mahogany and beech herringbone design side table with a pedestal base.  The sort of table you'd perch a drink on beside your sofa!
I started by cutting all the mahogany pieces to a consistent length at the mitre saw, and then I ripped them all to a consistent width at the tablesaw.  I figured I could use these to form a herringbone pattern, but the problem was that I didn't really have much material to work with.  

Making A Mid Century Style Step Stool / Foot Stool

In this video I use a salvaged mahogany wardrobe panel to make a step stool (or foot stool) with a mid century feel.  
First I cut a clean and straight edge along the length of the panel using my circular saw with a straight edge clamped down to guide the cut.  
Then I could reference that straight edge against the fence of my panel cutting jig at the tablesaw so that I could cut make a clean 90 degree cross cut.
I measured and marked up to cut what would be the length for the top panel of the stool.
And then I ripped it to width.

Rustic Coffee Table Using Scaffold Boards

In this video I make a rustic coffee table using some old scaffold boards I found on top of a skip and some metal coffee table legs which I salvaged as part of an office clearance
 
Spray Paint: https://amzn.to/2yw4gOX (UK) 
 
In this video I'm going to be making a coffee table using some old scaffold boards I found on top of a skip which I took after asking permission ofcourse.
The boards had loads of character, very worn and weathered, they were also pretty badly warped too.

Making Bedside Tables / Nightstands

In this video I make two bedside tables / nightstands with a retro/mid century feel.
Vlog 6 where I talk about the shop: https://bit.ly/2O33yj1
Varnish I use in this video: https://amzn.to/2MfgoIV (UK) 
Jay Bates video I mentioned: https://bit.ly/2Mg5ORZIn 

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