Re-finishing A Mid Century Dining Table - Restoration

Recently I saw a dining table for sale on facebook ads, it was listed for just £10 and I like this style of furniture, so thought it'd make a good restoration project so I picked it up.
It's a small table to seat around 4 or maybe 6 at a squeeze, and it's a folding table so you can fold it up and put it to one side and it takes up very little space as you can see.
It had a few problems with the finish, some deep scratches, chipped veneer, the finish was dry and flakey an there were a few moisture stains.  The top appearst to be a teak veneer laminated to MDF.

Hitachi NT1850 18g Finishing/Brad Nailer 18v cordless - First Impressions Review

In this video I review the Hitachi NT1850 cordless 18g brad / finishing nailer which runs on the Hitach 18v batteries.
 
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In this video I'm going to talk about my first impressions of the Hitachi NT1850 18v cordless 18g brad nailer or finish nailer.  I've had the tool for around 2 months and I've used it quite a lot since then.  

Making A Wooden Draining Board Using Beech

Recently one of my friends tagged me in a post on Twitter because someone had tweeted about needing a replacement wooden draining board for a sink, it's an item that is no longer available for sale, and her old draining board was a little worse for wear.  So I got in touch and gave her a quote for making one and also some more information an suggestions and options about what would might be best to use as some woods are more resistant to absorbing moisture.  The client was happy with the quote and sent me the exact dimensions for the board she wanted, including the spacings inbetween the

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Q&A 2018 (Part 1 of 2)

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Making A Mid Century Modern Vinyl Storage Unit (part 2 of 2)

In part 1 I did all the cutting and assembly for the main carcass of the unit and in this video I need to build the leg assembly, add the back panel, apply finish and then deliver the unit at my brother's house

Making A Mid Century Modern Vinyl Storage Unit (part 1 of 2)

 In this video I'm going to be making a record unit for my brother.  He recently bought some nice mid century style furniture and he's been looking for something in that style to hold his records but hasn't been able to find anything suitable, so he asked me to make something. The unit would need to be 1m wide, have two shelves to store records with dividers inbetween, and sit around 15cm off the floor so that it sits above power sockets on the wall where it's going to be placed. So I did a drawing in SketchUp and this is what we came up with.

Wooden Dog Beds - Mid Century Modern

In this video I'm going to be making some dog beds using some oak veneered MDF left over from the radio studio desks commission I did recently.
A lot of the dog beds you can buy tend to look a bit cheap and nasty, so the idea I had was to make something that looked more like a piece of furniture that will look good in someone's home.  
I wanted to design something with a mid century modern feel mainly because that'd the style of furniture that I like. 

Hitachi NR1890 18v Brushless Cordless Framing Nailer - First Impressions / Review

Hitachi NR1890 Framing Nailer
In this video I'm going to talk about the Hiatchi NR1890 Brushless 18v Framing Nailer, I'll talk about my first impressions, the features, and I'll also put it through some tests in this video.
I've only used the nailer on one project so far, and that was the sheet materials storage rack I made for my lock up storage space. 

Storage Rack For Sheet Materials (Plywood, OSB, MDF, Chipboard, Melamine etc)

In this video I'm going to build a sheet materials storage rack to hold all my plywood, OSB, melamine, chipboard and MDF.
I've already done a 3D drawing using SketchUp to design what I want to make.  I designed the rack to be as compact as possible but also have the ability to hold a full 8ft by 4ft sheet.  It's not often I use full sheets, because most of my work is with reclaimed materials but I still want the ability to be able to store them.  

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