A simple design with no-nonsense mortise and tenon joinery makes this table an irresistible project. You say you have never tried to cut a mortise and tenon joint before? Well this attractive Craftsman-style table might be a great place to start. Like most Craftsman-style pieces, this table sticks to the basics. It is mostly just straight lines and straightforward joinery. Mortise and tenon joinery is one of the cornerstones of woodworking. And once you get a good feel for it, you are well on your way to building this classic little table.
Outdoor accents to your deck or patio can be both comfortable and useful. A planter bench can function much like a sofa or end table indoors. Scroll down the page at the link to find the free downloadable plan.
This easy-to-make bench is the perfect piece of furniture for any mud room. Full instructions available at the link.
John wanted to build a display case so he could enjoy his cars with a little less maintenance. Since John did not have much experience with woodworking, he asked Ron for help.
Build this bench with just a few tools using scrap wood laying around your shop! Materials list and step-by-step instructions at the link.
Built of birds-eye maple, this Colonial table is sure to draw compliments for the craftsmanship that took place in your shop.
Note: These are cutting diagrams only for this kitchen island, courtesy of Workbench magazine.
This handsome bench hides a hose. It is built from 1 x 6 boards; we used ipe, a rot-resistant tropical hardwood, but you could choose cedar, redwood, or teak for natural beauty and durability.
Hardware and Cutting Materials list only – for this display case as it appeared in Workbench Magazine. Scroll the page and look under Home Improvements.
This is a simple wall-mounted corner cupboard. The carcass is 3/4 inch birch plywood. The trim is 5/8 inch thick cherry.