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  1. Shoe shelf

    Husband wanted a shoe shelf for the backdoor entry and I wanted a quickie weekend project, so this fit the bill. Kona stain on top- which is a panel that was marked down at HD, sides, back and bottom are ply and the legs are 2×2's with 1×2's for the aprons. Nice use of scrap wood.
  2. Hurricane Harvey Desk for Wife

    My wife is going back to school to get her masters in family and marriage counseling (I know…how lucky am I?). She wanted a new desk for her home office and instead of purchasing something from one of the big box stores, I decided to offer up my services and build her something she could call...
  3. Wall-Mount Lumber Rack (Mullet-Style)

    How to Build a Wall-Mount Lumber Rack (on YouTube) My workshop will always need to be a garage first and woodworking shop second. To help with my lumber storage, I decided to build my own lumber rack. I scoured Pinterest for ideas, but I couldn't quite find a design that mounted to a wall while...
  4. Banquette Bench Seating (Shaker Style)

    View on YouTube Building a banquette is rather straightforward, and it really starts with a solid frame. You'll want to build something that can withstand years of jumping, sitting, nudging and pushing from all types of houseguests. I chose to build my frame as a standalone piece rather than...
  5. Shelving Unit with Storage Bench

    I am in a big reorganization mode in the shop for the past few weeks and I decided to take down an old wall cabinet and put a shelving unit in there instead.. you can see what it looked like before below After deciding on what I want to achieve I set out some very basic plans and built the...
  6. Val's Vanity

    A good friend of mine wanted a vanity to fit on a wall in the dressing room. This is the result. Made of pine with legs purchased from Lowes. All pocket hole joinery.
  7. Grateful Dead Themed Cornhole boards

    This is my 3rd and best set of cornhole boards to date…lol. They are made out of 1/2 inch birch plywood and 1×4 Poplar. They are assembled using pocket screws and glue. Then coated with 3 coats of an oil based polyurethane and gel stain for the designs. The "steal your face" logo over the holes...
  8. Flip - Top Cart

    I had planned on getting some much needed tools for the shop, one of these tools was a planer (thickness-er) and then realized that I had no where to put the tool and from what I had researched this planer is quite heavy, so I decided to build a multi-tool cart and the best way to do have 2...
  9. Large Shoe Holder

    Hello all! This was the second project i have completed! This shoe holder i made per the request of a local community center. I got the design idea while searching the web although i cant remember where at the moment. It was constructed of birch plywood, melamine, and maple for the face...
  10. Step Stool for My Grand Daughter

    After Sunday dinner my daughter asked if I needed a woodworking project, and of course I said yes. She said that she needs a step stool for our 20 month old grand daughter to be able to wash her hands. So we went into the bathroom and measured how high it needed to be. We determined that it...
  11. Father's Day project 2010

    On a Father's Day some 10 years ago, I took my daughter to Home Depot which organized a "Make A Father's Day Gift for Dad" family event. Together we completed a toolbox using the supplied tools and materials. The toolbox was used as a garden tool box and was discarded a few years ago after its...
  12. Dog Crate End Table

    I built this Dog crate for my sister and her white lab for Christmas. She keeps her dog crated at night time in her bedroom in a big ugly plastic crate and I thought she could use something a little more fancy and useful so I gave this bad boy a try. The frame is made from poplar and used pocket...
  13. Maple Computer Desk

    Thought I would post a few pictures of the computer desk I recently built. This is probably my second major piece of furniture I've built. I've built smaller pieces in the past though. All trim, legs, drawer fronts are made out of solid maple. Sides and the top are built from 3/4" Maple...
  14. It's Not What You Use, But How You Use It

    This bench was constructed using only pockethole joinery. I thought I'd use a fairly basic joinery technique here that quite a few either have access to, or can easily learn to use. Sometimes it's not what you use, but how you use it! With this project, I tried to take something...
  15. Outdoor Table in Jatoba

    Jatoba, loose tenons, and Teak oil finish. I wanted a small table to go by the steamer chairs at the pool, and logged into LJ for some insperation. What a resource! In minutes I had found Dorje's table: and I knew I wanted a smaller version. I had some Jatoba in the shop, and Dorje said I...
  16. Saved HUGE money and increased production with this shop made Pocket Hole Machine! Kreg Jig!

    If you use pocket hole joinery you wont want to miss this video! I built this jig a while back to save some money and it out preforms all the expensive pocket hole machines I have ever used.. great money saving project for any shop that uses kreg or pocket hole joinery! Thanks for checking...
  17. Table & bench for the jewelry box

    After realizing that my daughter needed a table and chair for her "new box", I spent every available moment working on them. I bought a pre-fab table top, boards and Queen Anne's legs. Construction couldn't be more simple. Clamp, drill pocket holes with my Kreg jig, screw together, sand and...
  18. Small Benchs

    I happened to see a small bench with a shelf b beneath it, and started wondering how small semi drawers would work. Idea is to make bench that would work by back door for talking of and putting on boots with a space to store mittens, gloves, or hats. the 2 bay was the second, and I used 5/4...
  19. Birthday Box

    Birthday present for my wife… More like a trinket/knic-knac box to sit on her dresser.. Made from scrap pieces of cherry and black walnut. Inlaid "A" on top is light maple. Trays are removable and slide from side to side or can be set in dresser drawers to make room for larger items in the box.
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  20. First Attempt at 2 types of joinery

    This was supposed to be a quick and dirty project. Well, it took me alot longer than I expected. The Mrs. wanted a shelving unit that she could put her fairys on. It was my first time using my dado blad set. Thanks to Garyk and steelmum for the help in making the dado. It is still not fitting...
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