Early settlers had no choice but to use whatever wood was available to make crude furniture for their homes. If you are lucky enough to live close to a wooded area, you can replicate these early examples of ingenuity, using just a few logs. These rustic pieces can become the focal point of any room, […]
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There really isn’t very much involved in making this project, first glue up all of the scraps of wood that you have, it will be necessary to do this in a number of stages. A variety of different coloured woods works well and although it should appear to be “random”, it works best if all […]
By the dock, beneath a window, or beside the fire, this classic five-board cottage bench is both charming and useful. I used 1″-thick Douglas fir, but you can adapt the simple design to whatever wood is on hand, even those old barnboards stacked under the cottage.
You can use a Kreg Jig R3 Pocket Hole Kit. the pocket holes would make a really groovy lamp. Normally, woodworkers and carpenters go to great lengths to make sure pocket holes remain unseen. I wanted to bring them out from behind the scenes and use them as the primary design feature on a lamp! […]
Tool storage ideas range from simple racks and holders through tool cases on up to tool storage concepts for the entire shop. At the simple end of this spectrum are solutions developed for a specific need. For example, muffin tins solve the problem of storing screws and fasteners so that they are visible and accessible. […]
Hand tools get their power from your muscles. They’re power tools, but not electrical power. Every trade has its tools, and woodworking is no different. Any craftsman knows that the right tool for the project is critical in manufacturing a quality end product in a timely manner. Here is a tally of the top 10 […]
Raised panel doors have long been a hallmark of fine cabinetry. Unfortunately, many hobbyists and weekend woodworkers think that making cabinet doors requires years of woodworking experience. In fact, that’s not the case at all. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the tools and techniques that make building perfect frame-and-panel doors a process […]