- 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
- A Better Way to Build Boxes
This striking box, with its maple sides and contrasting mesquite top, is one of Doug Stowe's favorites and is an ideal project for demonstrating a continuous-grain ...
- The High Art of the Lowboy
This lowboy is about as traditional as American furniture gets, but it is still highly practical today. The lowboy can be used as a dressing table or hall table, ...
- Finishing a Very Large Table
Watch how master finisher Peter Gedrys plans and completes a finish on a veneered dining table that seats eight
- Video Workshop Guide
Watch our experts build a piece of furniture step by step on video and download a detailed project plan so you can build along.
- Weekend Project: Build an Arts and Crafts Bookcase
Wedged tenons and clean lines define this oak original. You cut the through mortises with a plunge router and template. Get step-by-step instructions and download the plan.
- Build a Beautiful Bed
Here's a portfolio of project ideas from FWW experts. All with step-by-step instructions that show you how to handle the trickiest parts of construction. Complete project plans are also available.
- A Low Console for Home Theater
Entertainment centers aren't what they used to be. Today's slim televisions and home-theater equipment demand sleek, low consoles that can be adapted to house all ...
- Side Table with a Twist
This drop-leaf table is based on an early English piece, but Chris Gochnour has given his design a distinctly American Arts and Crafts look. When the leaves are ...