VLOG 8 - What's New / Why I Bought A Festool Domino / Tool Talk / Thank Yous / Hat & Coat Stands!

Welcome to Vlog number 8. In this one I talk about what I've been working on recently, why I bought a Festool Domino DF-500, a new electric paint and finish sprayer by Teccpo, a new photo tent by Neewer, thank yous for Christmas gifts and a tribute to the salvaged hat & coat stands which have yielded so many projects!


Denibbing - How & Why You Should Denib Your Finishes

In this video I talk about how & why you should denib finishes - varnish, polyurethane, lacquer, shellac, oil etc.

Making A Knife Blade Scraper

In this video I make a simple knife blade scraper using a regular Stanley knife blade and some pallet wood.

Making A Headphone Stand

In this video I make a headphone stand using a bent lamination technique.

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.

Making A Cat House / Pet Bed

In this video I make a cat house pet bed type thing. Actually, I made three! And they're for sale on my Etsy store. You can also get plans and a cut list via my Patreon page or Etsy.

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!

MAKER QUICKFIRE QUESTIONS #6: Peter Brown (Shop Time) Q&A Interview

In this video I ask a seies of Q&A quickfire questions interviewing maker Peter Brown from the YouTube Channel Shop Time.

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.

MAKER QUICKFIRE QUESTIONS #5: Andy MacLellan (Gosforth Handyman) Q&A Interview

In this video I ask a series of Q&A quickfire questions interviewing YouTuber & professional joiner Andy MacLellan.