The bench from a top/front view. Use two 2x6s for each bench top. Cut one in half, making a curve.
Few things beat the relaxation of sitting back in the shade passing a cool spring evening in a porch swing. For those who have some basic power tools and skills to use them, here are the steps to building your own wooden swing.
The purpose of this project is to make a picket gate a little bit harder for small kids to open and let themselves (as well as their dogs) into any area they may not be allowed into unsupervised. Build your own picket gate with these free instructions.
A good saddle rack, made of wood, can make an attractive alternative to the metal tube rack that are sold at feed stores and horse tack suppliers.
A kids multipurpose easel. Easy to build and fun to use. This is a good example of a simple, easy-to-make kids easel which can be used to accommodate a blackboard, a whiteboard, a clipboard and an artists canvas.
The plant stand shown is a fairly traditional project and quite simple. It consists of three spindle-turned legs, and a bandsawn top section. Since you will be duplicating on the lathe you can use a lathe duplicator, such as the Craftsman Copy Crafter, or make a template to follow. Scroll down the page at this link to find the plant stand.
I will show you how to make a wooden spoon out of green applewood. Using only my handmade viking tools.
Cornhole, also known as Baggo or Bags, is a bean bag game popular at many colleges and tailgating events around the country.
You can build your son or daughter a plywood canoe in a weekend. The simplest canoes are made of just 3 pieces of plywood: the two sides, and the base. More complex shapes can be created, but these instructions are for a simple canoe.