I have been using these designs for about 3 years regularly at shows so they have stood the test of time as portable units, easily fitting into a car or small trailer along with tools, stock and wood. The Lathe and shave horse can be assembled in less…
Making Handles and Chair Rung Tenons. Text by John Alexander and photos by Peter Follansbee. Viires, Woodworking in Estonia, illustrates a simple pole lathe erected on the end vise of a cabinetmakers bench. It has one substantial limitation.
In the case of this Tansu step chest (called kaidan dansu in Japanese), the stepped design allows the homeowner to access loft space while incorporating storage.
Petrucci enlisted the help of a couple of friends, and over the course of a weekend they completed the remodeling job to remove a window, creating a warm and welcoming location for the new nursery.
The simplest planters consist of edging for flower or vegetable beds. In recent years, however, pressure-treated landscaping timbers have become increasingly popular. These are also very easy to use to create bed edges, or even to build up permanent plan…
Whenever I am working with long pieces, I often have a hard time supporting the end of the workpiece. So I came up with this adjustable-height work support stand. The nice thing about this stand is that it can be built in about an hour for around 20 dollars in materials.
When the old dog got to the point that he had difficulty getting in and out of the vehicle, I needed a dog step ramp that was light and I could take with me out to the pastures for our daily walks.
Whether you already have an existing deck or not, adding a roof and screened porch can make it more useable for longer periods of time. Build a screened porch using the free information at the link.
We pay a fair amount of money for a dado blade set and it made no sense to me to try and store them in the plastic blister-pack so many come in. I figured a protective wood tool case was in order.
In the past, the power cord and dust collection hose going to my workbench trailed across the floor creating an inconvenience and a hazard. So I thought of this cord and hose boom, a simple way to get them off the floor and more easily accessible.