The Round Dining Table
Wood used: White oak
This round dining table was a gift for my sister and brother-in-law at their wedding day. It was inspired by Woodbrews table, and I used pretty much the same techniques and joinery for the base.
I used half lap joints for the bottom and top cross of the base, but besides that I used screws with countersunk holes, with oak-dowels to cover the srewheads.
Wood used: Pine and plywood
This was a big one! Both in time, and in size. It took me about 5-6 weeks to finish, and took up a lot of space in my shop. It is 4 meters (13 ft) long, 70 cm (27´) wide and 85 cm (33´) tall.
This was comissioned work, ordered by a local church, and was a really challenging and fun build! The playing surface is finished with 3X polyurethane, and the top can be adjusted using the method showed underneath.
The Transforming Bookshelf
Wood used: one sheet of 18mm plywood
This transforming bookshelf was my entry in the Rockler Plywood Challenge, hosted by Modern Maker Podcast. In this challenge you were only allowed to use one sheet of plywood in addition to hardware.
My first plan was to make a coffee table, but after thinking about it I decided that I needed to do something more "eye catching". That´s why I came up with this transforming bookshelf. It is made out of 9 boxes, with the middle box fastened to the wall. Then, by strategically placing the 24 hinges, you can transform the shelf into a whole new shape.
The shelf is surprisingly stabile, and if it´s properly balanced with books, it can stay in any position you want.
Wood used: European Oak, and walnut.
"The Japanavian Coffee table". My favorite project so far. Both because of the design, and the way it turned out, but also because of the process, problem-solving, and the variety of the build. This table was inspired by both scandinavian and japanese style coffee tables. I have seen a lot of similar tables with a square top, and round, slightly angled legs. I wanted to do something different and new. That is why I added the small shelf underneath, plus it´s practical.
I used the golden ratio as much as I could when designing this piece. Both the top, and shelf underneath was designed using the golden ratio.
My favorite part or detail of this project is definitely the legs coming through the tabletop with the walnut wedge.
Full build-video underneath:
Wood used: pine, walnut, european oak, aspen, birch, and maple.
This is my "half split-top kind-of Roubo style woodworking workbench"! I wanted a solid handtool workbench, that didn´t take up too much space. So I came up with this small and compact workbench, that still has everything that I need. It has a big 550mm vise, holes for benchdogs and hold-fasts, a gapstop to hold my tools while I work and work as a stop when handplaning, as well as a light version of a sliding dead-man.
The workbench top is 1600mm (63") long, 950mm (37") and 650mm (25") wide.
The joint used for the short stretchers are mortise and tenons, and for the long stretchers I used wedged through mortise and tenons with walnut wedges.
The rest of the base is made of construction grade pine. I let the pine rest in the workshop for a couple of weeks, to acclimate to the shops environment. The top is made of pine, the vise is made of aspen, and the handle for the vise is
made of maple and birch.