Like a lot of woodworkers, I have a hard time throwing away the scraps left over from a project. That was the case recently when I needed a couple of handles for a project. They are made from plywood and are fairly small.
This bedside table is the perfect size for any bedroom, or it can be used in a living room as an end table. This project will give you experience in design, roughing out stock, squaring, jointing and two-step finishing systems.
Build this roomy, low-stress computer armoire desk. The good news is it will hide everything away when not in use, even the printer.
This typing stand computer desk is based on the simple typing stand that held a typewriter in so many offices for so many years. It can be made in one afternoon from a single sheet of plywood and some scrap lumber.
You spend a lot of time salvaging the wood and ripping the pieces but the finished desk is so solid it can last for 75 years. It even makes a good workbench after your student days are over. Of course any wood will do.
Here are four free versions of this desk just for you. They are all low-stress, inexpensive, can be fitted to the available floor space, and can be build with a few simple tools. These plans include twelve sketches, two photographs, and four sets of construction hints.
This Childs Computer Table is solid, inexpensive, and can be adjusted in height to accommodate the child as she or he grows. It features a solid core door table top, a low keyboard shelf, and solid, adjustable legs. The legs are in two parts that can be unbolted and adjusted in height over eight inches in one inch steps.
This computer desk design provides a wide shelf for the keyboard and mouse nearly in the users lap. You view the monitor just over the back edge of the keyboard and you can adjust it in height and tilt.
Applying a finish to a door or flat project lying on a sawhorse can literally be a pain. So to ease the strain on my back and make it less tiring, I built an adjustable easel that holds the workpiece at a comfortable height, as you can see in the photo at this link.
This cutting board project could be built out of scrap wood already in your workshop. If you choose to use new stock from the lumber yard, both hardwoods and softwood are good choices.