Tag Archives: wood working

Baby Chair

The idea for this project came from my brother-in-law. Making child size furniture is quick, easy, and a good way to use up a few scrap pieces of wood. Making the chair was the easy part. Making the chair safe … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Bed

This project describes the fabrication of a bed frame for a queen sized bed. The plans were based on the famous Anna White farmhouse bed (plans), which were in turn a knock off of the Create and Barrel farmhouse bed. … Continue reading

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Cross Cut Sled for the Table Saw

A cross cut sled allows you to make safer, cleaner, and more accurate cuts on the table saw. Using scrap plywood that I had in my shop I finally built myself a cross cut sled. The most important part of … Continue reading

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Standing Herb Garden

This post describes a standing herb garden that I built. It was inspired by a combination of a 2×4 workbench and a raised garden bed made of cedar fence planks. Essentially the project is a large planter box placed on … Continue reading

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French Fit Tool Tray

After building my new toolbox, I needed to protect my tools from rolling around into each other and potentially damaging one another. I created a few quick and dirty tool tray holders using scrap plywood and a scroll saw.

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Craftsman Style Mantle Clock

Issue number 199 of Woodsmith magazine featured a craftsman style mantle clock that was the perfect project for practicing a number of woodworking techniques on a relatively small scale project.

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Leaning Wine Holder

A Slanting wine holder is an easy project, therefore it has been documented in numerous places on the internet with many different variations. This post includes pictures of the version that I built and the dimensions to build your own.

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Drawer Style Toolbox

Recently I have been building some simple toolboxes. To practice more advanced woodworking skills I set out to build a mechanics style toolbox. The benefit of this design is that you can get a large number of your hand tools … Continue reading

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Simple Tool Boxes

This post describes two simple tool boxes that I made for members of my family that were in need of some tool storage. The first tool box is the simpliest tool box possible, with a handle that swings out of … Continue reading

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Router Mortising Jig

I have a project coming up that I would like to utilize mortise and tenon joinery for. After investigating a few options, I determined that the easiest and most powerful approach is to cut mortises with a router. This jig was very cheap and easy to … Continue reading

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