I use my scroll saw quite a bit, and I go through a lot of blades. So I came up with this convenient way of storing my blades while still keeping them close at hand. Now I do not have to get up every time I need a new blade.
The issue of Woodsmith (No. 127) features a drawer with a hidden compartment that is built into the back of the drawer. But there is more than one way to do this. In fact, adding a hidden compartment is a lot easier than you might think.
It seems that no matter how many clamps I own, it is never enough when it comes time to glue up a number of solid-wood panels. I have toyed with the idea of investing in more clamps, but decided I could come up with something that would work just as well and cost a lot less. My solution is a simple clamping station.
Ron was asked to help the Hoags create more storage space in their guest room by constructing a pair of matching closets that would be both attractive and practical.
Build this graceful chest of drawers with the full instructions provided by WoodCentral.
This clever step-hugging box collects all that stuff for the next trip up or down the stairs.
You can make this attractive bird cage in your own workshop and have something a little different than the usual run of cages.
This cold frame was designed for small nurseries or Christmas tree producers as an inexpensive system for the propagation of a small number of cuttings. The system has worked well at our Auburn greenhouse complex and at a few nurseries where we have installed it as a demonstration. Depending on your spacing, you should be able to get 2,500 to 6,000 cuttings in the cold frame.
The best sanding block is one that matches the shape to be sanded. So recently when I had to sand some cove molding, I made some custom sanding blocks from 1 thick foam insulation.
At the link, you can follow along and build a special holiday train storage box that unfolds into a train platform and Christmas tree stand.