Cut out the yoke pattern, match the lines, and trace onto your piece of wood. We recommend using a hardwood like ash with a minimum thickness of 3/4 inches.
In designing this stool, I wanted the proportions to be heavier than the ones I had done previously; my visit to the V&A and the Museum of London showed 16th and 17th turned furniture to be more substantial than I have done so far.
The shaving horse is a simple foot-operated vice that allows you to hold a piece while having both hands free to work. A shaving horse is relatively easy to build and extremely useful to anyone who uses hand tools to shape spindles for turning, chair legs, barrel staves, shingles, and the like. It is traditionally used with a drawknife or spokeshave, but can be adapted for use with other tools.
Make a fully functional cold storage pit/mound and enjoy your garden is production all winter.
With just some scrap wood, and about an hour of your time, you can build a wonderful birdhouse that you can enjoy all year round. In just a short while, you can be bird-watching right from your window!
Hope Chests have been one of the premiere woodworking gifts for hundreds of years. They were given to young women to use to store all then things they collected in preparation for marriage.
I came up with a simple solution to create an air hose caddy using PVC pipe and clamps. Follow along and I will show you how I did it.
These are for the wedding-gift sailboat to the oldest son, so the family consensus is that store-bought oars or my cruder, painted workboat oars will not do I will have to bite the bullet and finish something in ugh brightwork. The yacht-finish masochists among you should be pleased.
Several years ago, Masters Robyyan Torr d Elandris and Terafan Greydragon developed plans for a knock-down panel chest. Why would someone want a box that breaks apart? you might ask.
These are a set of plans that were used in the 1920s to build our New Brunswick Covered Bridges. This set is for a 60 ft. bridge.