10 Beautiful Woodworking Projects for the Home

In this project guide, you will find instructions for ten of our favorite home woodworking projects, all curated by Woodworkers Guild of America contributing editors. These handcrafted items will be sure to complement any home style and make excellent gift ideas. Implementing a variety of common woodworking techniques, these plans are suitable for many different

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9 Last-Minute Woodworking Gift Ideas

If you’re in need of a last minute gift idea, then put your woodworking talents to use and handcraft something valuable. For inspiration, we have compiled a collection of nine woodworking projects perfect for gifting when you don’t have a lot of time. These step-by-step demonstrations provide all the information you need to whip up

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Meet the Woodworker: Charlie Kocourek

Meet Charlie Kocourek, winner of the “Best Furniture Making Blog” and “Best Cabinet Making Blog” categories in the 2016 WWGOA Blogger Awards! This October, WWGOA hosted a competition dedicated entirely to all those talented woodworkers out there who share their work with the blogosphere. We asked you to nominate and vote for your favorite bloggers,

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Meet the Woodworker: Paul Sellers

Q: What is your shop like? It’s simple enough. As 95% of my work is with hand tools the whole process is simplified. Though I have many hand tools I rely on only two or three dozen in the everyday of my work. Q: What are you currently working on? I am making a cherry

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Meet the Woodworker: Steve Good

Meet Steve Good, winner of the “Best Plans & Projects Blog” category in the 2016 WWGOA Blogger Awards! This October, WWGOA hosted a competition dedicated entirely to all those talented woodworkers out there who share their work with the blogosphere. We asked you to nominate and vote for your favorite bloggers, and now we’re thrilled

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12 Woodworking Projects and Gift Ideas for the Kitchen

Much like wood shops, kitchens are full of tools and utensils. Why not customize some of them? You can build lots of useful items for your kitchen right in your own shop! These projects are great ideas for gifts too, who doesn’t like to receive something handmade? Kitchen Step Stool This is a quick and

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7 Ways to Upcycle Your Sawdust

Got lots of sawdust sitting around your shop? Of course you do, you’re a woodworker! Whether you burn it, compost it, or trash it, we’ve got some ideas on how to upcycle some of those shavings. Some sawdust can be used as a supplement for your garden. However, you should use it in moderation and

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4 Ways to Make a Wooden Bottle Opener

Whatever your bottled beverage of choice, we’ve got ideas on how to open them. You can make a simple handheld bottle opener design, or a wall-mounted number that catches the cap with a magnet feature. In any case, bottle openers are simple and useful projects that also make great gifts. Repurpose Old Openers with New

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5 Projects to Get You Grilling This Summer

Nothing says summer like grilling. As the smell of sizzling steaks and burgers fills the air, you might start thinking about how you can up your grilling game this season. We’ve got a variety of projects to prepare you for your next barbeque and impress your guests. Smokin’ Hot Grill Caddy Here’s a useful project

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6 Woodworking Projects for the Garden

Whether you’re planting vegetables, flowers, or shrubs, there’s a good chance your garden could be improved with some custom woodworking projects. Or maybe you’re looking for a gift for the gardener in your life? Either way, WWGOA has a variety of useful gardening projects for you to build this season. Standing Planter Box The standing

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