Joinery - Fine Woodworking Plans and Projects


  • Build a Greene and Greene Blanket ChestBuild a Greene and Greene Blanket Chest

    by Darrell Peart

    Proud, pegged finger joints, a lid with raised breadboard ends, and faux "leather" straps on the base are some of the Greene and Greene details that Darrell Peart ...

  • Build a Vanity CabinetBuild a Vanity Cabinet

    by Mario Rodriguez

    This vanity has great proportions and simple lines, with a mirrored door that is simple to make. All the joinery is cut at the tablesaw using a dado set. The door ...

  • The Versatile Trestle Table project plansThe Versatile Trestle Table project plans

    by Gary Rogowski

    With a simple form that allows many variations, the trestle table can look contemporary or classic. The trestles, the stretcher that joins them, even the top, all ...

  • A Graceful Hall TableA Graceful Hall Table

    by Kevin Kauffunger

    This Edward Barnsley-inspired table incorporates many of that designer's trademark elements. In the course of building the table, Kevin Kauffunger demonstrates ...

  • Shaker Chest of DrawersShaker Chest of Drawers

    by Christian Becksvoort

    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 ...

  • A Better Way to Build BoxesA Better Way to Build Boxes

    by Doug Stowe

    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 ...

  • Pro Portfolio: Joint WizardryPro Portfolio: Joint Wizardry

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Japanese master craftsman Kintaro Yazawa takes traditional joinery to a new level

  • Arts and Crafts Side TableArts and Crafts Side Table

    by Kelly J. Dunton

    Inspired by the designs of Gustav Stickley, this small table is made from quartersawn white oak, fumed to an authentic Arts and Crafts finish. Pegged through-tenons ...

  • Cutting Dovetails in Curved DrawersCutting Dovetails in Curved Drawers

    by Ed Welch

    Cutting dovetails in curved drawers is a challenging project. Here, furniture maker Ed Welch explains how he goes about laying out and cutting the joinery. Well-honed ...

  • Slide-Track Children's ChairVideo: Slide-Track Children's Chair

    with Jeff Miller

    A simple set of grooves keeps children entertained

  • All About Picture FramingAll About Picture Framing

    by Robert Hamon

    Picture framing is something woodworkers tend to shy away from: it may be fear of damaging an irreplaceable piece of art or of putting less-than-perfect miter joints ...

  • Build a Greene and Greene Side TableBuild a Greene and Greene Side Table

    by Gary Rogowski

    Woodworker Gary Rogowski shares plans for a simple and beautiful mahogany side table that embodies the details and construction techniques practiced by prolific ...

  • Making Mitered BoxesMaking Mitered Boxes

    by Gary Rogowski

    Dovetails aren't the only way to show off your box joinery skills. Gary Rogowski explains techniques for making strong corner joints and matching long grain for ...

  • Harvest TableHarvest Table

    by Christian Becksvoort

    Build a classic Shaker drop-leaf dining table with detailed project plans and step-by-step instruction from Christian Becksvoort. He details his method for cutting ...

  • Bookshelves in a DayBookshelves in a Day

    by Steve Latta

    Steve Latta designed a set of bookshelves that will cover a lot of wall but requires only a little time and material to build. Using housed lap joints cut with ...

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