My first shot at turning a Sphere on the Lathe was time consuming but it all turned out well in the end, just a matter of checking and rechecking everything and doing it often!! I spent a lot of time drawing everything out before putting tool to wood, I hope this all helps.
How is that scrap pile in the corner of the shop coming along? Getting any smaller? Here is one way to put some of your cherished chunks of thick stock to good use, producing casual gifts of irresistible appeal to young and old alike. Kids under ten can reassemble these puzzles in 30 seconds, grown-ups in only three or four minutes if they are sharp.
This quick seating project can serve as seats or side tables.
Direct link. A PDF file that contains the material list and cutting diagram for this project as it appeared in the Workbench Magazine Issue 288
Today, you can find an abundant number of kayak types easily available for purchase – so why build a boat yourself? I feel that following the generation of a boat from a bundle of wooden strips to a usable kayak is satisfaction per se, especially when it is based on the beautiful designs of historical kayaks developed by the Eskimos in arctic regions, and when the project culminates in the view of a completed frame.
Also known as a trug or a caddy, our garden tool carrier is a little small but you can make it any size you like using these easy instructions as a basic plan.
We mentioned that we got a new bread maker for Christmas and have been making wonderful fresh bread every week. One thing that we have found to be inconsistent is the thickness and evenness of our slices. This handy little bread slicer guide made that problem go away.
Building a wooden spice rack or shelving can free up kitchen area, including diagrams. …You do not need a fine workshop to build these problem-solving projects!
Patterns, instructions and diagrams for building a wooden rocking horse and dump truck.
… old timers used to split from logs? Well, if you are reasonably good with tools, you can make the same kind of roofing for your own buildings, using a froe.