Jon Carroll Woodworks

Restaurant Tables! (And Benches Three…)

Man that was one busy August… So it seems I’m getting to be known to do a little woodwork around my area. First and foremost, I have to thank my … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Been Busy… And not in the Shop

Been a crazy few weeks since I came home. And not really with shop projects, but a massive honey-do list. (I think maybe I’ve knocked off about 0.5% from the … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beginning Carving

Well, a fellow blogger, John, over at has inspired me to do something that’s been waiting outside of my comfort zone. He’s decided to teach himself carving using Chris Pye’s … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

Rising Dovetail / Kid’s French Workbench

I decided a few months back that I was going to learn how to cut a rising dovetail. However, in my typical fasion, I had to incorperate the learning process … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · 4 Comments

A Quick Kitchen Project & “Exposure”

While back at home for a couple weeks, my wife had pointed out that the kids needed somthing a little more suitable than kitchen chairs to stand on while “helping” … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Rolling With It

I’ve been away from the shop for a while and it’s going to be a bit until I’m back at it. That being said, this project is from a while ago, before … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Productive Week / Reality Check

Got a ton done this week. I started with a quick afternoon project I’ve been meaning to tackle for a long while. Paul Sellers is a big inspiration to me … Continue reading

July 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bed Completion

The bed is done and delivered! I am very happy with the way it turned out. It is made from pine and has been sealed with shellac. It will be … Continue reading

July 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bedlocks on the Posts – Redemption!

After getting beaten up by the plywood, I really do feel better that I managed to set in 8 perfect mortises for the mating lock plates using hand tools only … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Just Do It / Concede to Machines

   I was stewing for a long time on how I was going to mount the morticed in bedlocks on the ends of the plywood rails. I was so hesitant … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · 1 Comment