Illustrated drawings, measurements and exploded view diagrams for this closet system project. Look under storage at the link for the project.
Three shelf projects, one made scrollsawing a dolphin as a shelf support, one using wrought iron rope as brackets and the last using store-bought corbels. 3-D CAD drawings included along with measurements for these projects as they appeared in Workbench Magazine Issue 305 Volume 64 Number 1 Februrary 2008.
This page describes my simple and sturdy shelf design, of which I have built various shelves. Properly built, the shelves are strong enough one can climb up the front of them.
This is a slightly larger than normal traditional picnic table, which at a push can seat eight adults. The table is 2000mm (80 in) long and the top is 800mm (32 in) wide, so there is plenty of room for a bit of food, too!
Building a staircase, even a short one, is not simple. It requires precise measurements and some careful calculations. From a technical standpoint, there is nothing particularly difficult about building stairs for a deck, porch or shed. Anyone with basic carpentry skills can make the necessary cuts and assemble the parts. And yet, stair building is arguably the most challenging task do-it-yourselfers will ever attempt.
Decks require work and maintenance and sometimes replacing. Learn how to replace some parts while keeping others.
The whole trebuchet stands about foot tall when unloaded and flings various things ten feet or more. Moreover, this is a nice introductory woodworking project that you can do with mostly basic tools. Make sure to check all of the images. A lot of the details are in the notes there.
Step by step guide to build an aquarium stand. Follow along at PlantedTank.net.
This canoe uses only 2 sheets of plywood! The file includes a step by step tutorial on reading boat blueprints and cutting plywood from dimensions.
Here is one way to tame a slope, with a retaining wall.