Category Archives: Wood Projects

Why Make Your Own Clamps?

In this article John Heisz discusses the pros and cons of making your own wood clamps.  My firs thought was , uh .. why?  That’s what Home Depot is for.   But after reading the article I came away thinking, “yeah, that makes sense.  This is the sort of project a shop teacher needs to get hold of”.  I remember my days in wood shop.  The first thing my shop teacher had us do was build are own tool tote.   I still remember those lessons and I still […]

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Build This Comfy Corner Banquette & Storage Unit

Here’s the latest project from one of my favorite woodworking sites, Ana White Woodworking.  I’ve been considering building a banquette to use as a breakfast nook in my kitchen, so I was pleasantly surprised to see this on Google Alerts this morning. As usual, Ana provides awesome details, drawings, cut sheet guides, material lists, etc.  The bench itself provide is a traditional 60″ wide and 16″ deep, with under seat storage.  I’m going to build two for a comfy corner banquette unit.  Click the link below to […]

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Build This Comfy Corner Banquette & Storage Bench

Here’s the latest project from one of my favorite woodworking sites, Ana White Woodworking.  I’ve been considering building a banquette to use as a breakfast nook in my kitchen, so I was pleasantly surprised to see this on Google Alerts this morning. As usual, Ana provides awesome details, drawings, cut sheet guides, material lists, etc.  The bench itself provide is a traditional 60″ wide and 16″ deep, with under seat storage.  I’m going to build two for a comfy corner banquette unit.  Click the link below to […]

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One of the Best Sources for Free Detailed Woodworking Plans

Are you sick of searching for woodworking project ideas and landing on a website page only to find that awesome looking project does not have any detail, plans, or materials lists? You’re just left to your own imagination. If that’s you, you are going to love the Canadian Home Workshop. This website is chock full of FREE detailed woodworking plans, complete with drawings, material lists, cut sheets, and step by step instructions. Build an inexpensive sandbox that your kids will love » How can I deal with […]

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Walnut Slab Coffee Table

Want to kick up your game a bit? It’s more than a weekend project, but you can build this beautiful walnut slab coffee table.  Doug Ward steps you through is project at DCW Woodworks. photo my Marcus Mader After I completed the build of the prairie style sofa and love seat, we needed a coffee table. For the fancy photo shoot of the sofa & love seat, we temporarily drafted an antique Korean sea chest as a coffee table stand-in. You can see […] Click here to […]

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