- Answers to New-Fangled Workbench Questions
More details on lumber selection, sources of supply, finishing options, John White and community members answer questions about this popular workbench design
- A Bench That Fits Every Room
The clean, contemporary style of this bench makes it versatile enough to use in the dining room, foyer, hallway, porch, or even the back yard. The seat slats are ...
- Shaker Chest of Drawers
This low chest is a twist on the traditional Shaker blanket chest. While its size and appearance are similar to that of a blanket chest and it can fit at the foot ...
- Build a Bow-Arm Morris Chair
This chair, with its large, square legs and wide arms of quartersawn white oak, says "Craftsman" with every feature. It should, since it was based on a design by ...
- Pro Portfolio: The Clever Chair
Michael Fortune builds efficiency into the process of making custom furniture. Learn about his process for designing and riffing on his trademark No. 1 Chair.
- Free Plan: Spanish Cedar Humidor
A professional humidor maker teaches you how to make the ideal place to store cigars
- Build a Bow-Front Hall Table
Making a curved-front table isn't as hard as it seems, especially with Charles Durfee's tips and techniques. He uses simple jigs to crosscut the curved front apron ...
- Shaker Tall Clock
This graceful piece is made with readily available materials and simple techniques
- Video: What Makes My Bench Work
A video tour of a workbench that was 30 years in the making
- A Classic Step Stool
Whether you are a beginning woodworker or a seasoned veteran, this classic step stool is designed to put your skills on display. Dovetail joinery, curved stretchers, ...
- Hickory and Ash Blanket Chest
Peter Turner's blanket chest combines angled joinery with straightforward construction. The legs of the frame-and-panel chest serve as end pieces for the front, ...
- Pro Portfolio: Subtropical Virtuoso
Australian Grant Vaughan carves sensational vessels on his veranda
- Tune Up Your Workbench
Your workbench is one of the most important tools in the shop, and it takes a terrific beating. After all, it serves as a platform for sawing, planing, chiseling, ...
- Forget What You Know About Workbenches
Josh Finn's workbench is a model of versatility. It features two long, narrow torsion-box beams with Homasote tops and melamine bottoms. The beams rest on two wide ...
- Make Your Own Ornaments
Contrasting woods and multiple-axis turning yield bold, distinctive tree decorations