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Northwest Bamboo Inc., Plyboo, and Woodworkers Source are a few online sources for purchasing bamboo lumber.
Built around a foor-operated lift cart, this workbench is easy to set to any height. Plus, great clamping options and a dust collection system make it the perfect solution for any shop.
Note: The 7" bench vise listed in sources does not match the bench vise used on the project. A suitable replacement vise that more closely resembles the one used on the project is available from amazon.com: Bench Vise B000JRDMK4
The scissor lift mentioned in the article is no longer available from Grizzly Industrial. The substitute scissor-lift table that has been chosen is also from Grizzly, sku #H6240. The substitute table is longer and wider than the original table we used, so adjustments will need to be made to the dimensions for the benchtop, edging, and skirts to accommodate the larger size. Please see the online extra for an updated Materials, Supplies & Cutting Diagram.
Keep your most-used spices close at hand with this rotating carousel. You’ll find a lot of woodworking packed into this project along with finishing options for creating a unique look.
To finish the maple carousel, Pecan water-based stain was used and the inside of the holes were painted black. For the painted carousel, Somerset Gold milk paint was followed by a coat of Basil Green milk paint. After sanding to simulate wear, a burnt umber glaze was applied. The stain, paint, and glaze are from General Finishes. A spray lacquer was used for the final two coats.
You’ll be creating precision mortises with ease using your router’s motor and this shop-built machine. The secret to its smooth operation is ordinary metal drawer slides.
The specific finish we used on the machine is Rust-Oleum Hammered finish in Verde Green, product no. 7219830. This is available at most home centers and hardware stores.
With its elegant look, this tall hutch will add style and some much-needed storage to any dining room. And you’ll learn a lot of great techniques and tips as you build it.
The hutch was stained with a mixture of three parts Zar cherry stain and one part Wood Kote Jel’d stain (cherry). Then it was sprayed with two coats of lacquer.