September 17, 2021

Woody Woodworking

and its tools

Shockingly Expensive Wood I Make Into a Desk

2 min read

One of the most expensive woodworking projects of my career. This myrtle wood burl was probably the most incredible wood I have ever seen in person and I was lucky enough to get commissioned to turn it into a desk for a client. I will break down the staggering cost of these slabs, my process for turning them into a desk, and I experience a few of the pitfalls that tend to come with woodworking.

0:00 Intro
0:46 Myrtle Slab buying
2:03 Joining the bookmatch
3:16 Fail #1
3:53 Fixing the first failure
5:15 Edge cleanup/about Myrtle Wood
7:07 Filling imperfections
8:00 C-channels/recessing table legs
10:20 Woodworking tip of the day
11:30 Conspicuous hole
12:38 Fail #2
13:20 Fixing fail #2
14:00 Most expensive wood in the world?
15:30 First coat of finish
17:54 Black Forest Ceramic
19:30 Stainless table legs
20:00 Reveal

Related videos and blogs:
One-on-one consultation:
How to finish a table:
Edge profile trick:

Items used in this video:
Black Forest Ceramic:
Black Forest Ceramic Finishing Kits

Table legs:
Angle grinder:
Festool Track Saw:
Table top epoxy (touch-ups/fast):
CA glue:
Kutzall ball nose burr:
Threaded inserts:
Die Grinder:
Parallel clamp:
Corner chisel:
Festool Domino:
Festool sander:
Festool Router:
Roundover bit:
Lightstick (now $55):
Mesh sandpaper:
Table finish:
Gem buffer:
Photography light (similar):
White buffing pads:
Furniture bolts:
Cordless router:
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