My Designs,  Woodworking

The “Buzzard” Console Table

This is my “Buzzard” console table. Like my second project this one is also veneered, but this project added another layer of complexity because the surfaces to be veneered were curved – both the insides of the curves and the outsides. The veneer is a most fantastic rosewood which has a delicious sweet and honey-like smell, and it also takes on the most beautiful colouring when the clear satin finish is applied.

I will let the pictures speak for themselves – I hope you like them. I will talk about the construction method in a later post.

The drawer is made from solid ash, with a solid ash base.  The drawer front is made from a beautiful piece of olive ash and although veneered with rosewood on the outside, you can still see the amazing colours and figure of the olive ash on the inside.  Why should the inside of a drawer not be special too?


  • Saqib Razzaq

    How stunning – The ‘Buzzard’ console table is a truly beautiful design! Loving the shape, the concept and most of all the gorgeous warm colour. Your love and respect of the wildlife around you and the beautiful Scottish landscape shines through in many of your furniture pieces. You can see each piece you make is a unique design made with a lot of love, patience and perseverance. A real reflection of your personality. Keep up the good work! 😊

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