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  • Build Your Own Clock

    Build a Veneer-Faced Clock

    Here’s a timely gift that you can make in no time. Following along with our instructional video you can easily build your own clock; a style of clock that can can live on a shelf or nightstand. Skills learned This project teaches you how to apply veneer, and how to use a caul to keep… Read more »

  • Turning Large Wooden Bowls

    Turning large wooden bowls is a blast! However it requires some special set up. In this instructional video the bowl blank started as a log, which is then mounted on a four-jaw chuck for turning. We’ll provide you with what you need to know about special requirements for turning large wooden bowls. Important aspects of… Read more »

  • China Sideboard

    Combining the best features of a sideboard and a china cabinet, this handsome china sideboard project is perfect for smaller spaces and casual living. There’s plenty of room for serving on top, and dishes, serving pieces, silver, and linens are safely stored and displayed behind tempered glass doors in the cabinet below. The project measures… Read more »

  • Butter Board and Spreader Set

    This butter board and spreader set provides a great accent to a special meal. From a woodworking perspective, it is easy to crank out a bunch of these in a single day, and the project also provides a great use for scrap wood. The convenient on-board storage also provides a nice home for the spreader… Read more »

  • How to Make a Paper Towel Holder

    Time is a-wasting. The holidays are upon us. If you’re struggling to figure out one more something to build for a gift, then here you go; learn how to make a paper towel holder. This is a versatile piece since it is not permanently mounted to a wall or cabinet. It can be moved and… Read more »

  • How to Make a Boot or Shoe Jack

    Whether you’re removing tight fitting boots or slip on shoes, you’ll love the quick and easy mechanical advantage of this do-it-yourself boot jack. We’ve laid it all out for you so you can easily learn how to make a boot jack too. We also provide boot jack plans below… Read more »

  • Wooden Reindeer Pattern

    Post-Haste Project: How to Make Wooden Christmas Reindeer

    Wondering how to make a wooden reindeer so you can give them out as gifts or decorate your mantle? It’s easy! Grab a 2×4, trace the wooden reindeer pattern we provide and get started making reindeer. A warning; when people see these reindeer they’re going to love them, so be ready to make an entire… Read more »

  • Making Picture Frames with Router

    Post-Haste Project: No-Miter Picture Frame

    This might be the fastest, easiest way on earth to make a picture frame. And it’s especially handy for woodworkers who don’t like cutting miters. One set up on the router table and you’re ready to cut the rabbet that receives the glass, picture and backer board, AND cut the corner joint. Making picture frames… Read more »

  • Bathroom Cabinet

    Bathroom Cabinet

    With storage space at a premium in most homes, antique medical cabinets have become a popular (and expensive) way to add storage space to the bathroom. This do-it-yourself version, based on a classic doctor’s cabinet, includes the gleaming display space, generous storage and bright white finish of the originals, but without the expense of an… Read more »

  • Curved Hall Table

    If your to-do list includes building a hall table, and you are looking for a simple way to “get out of the box” by adding some simple curves to a furniture project, this project just might be for you. Our curved hall table plans will give you everything you need including step-by-step instructions, a how-to… Read more »