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Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

Woodworking is a great art and hobby that you can quickly turn into business. You need to know that different woodwork projects will have different markets. For instance, if you are making toys, then...

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White Oak Trestle Table

White Oak Trestle Table

This trestle table is made of quartersawn white oak. The 7/8" thick top was glued up and then trued with handplanes and a furniture scraper. The 3-inch-square legs are glued up and laminated to show...

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Resurface Old Concrete Decks with Wood

Resurface Old Concrete Decks with Wood

There are a lot of inexpensive deck and patio DIY woodwork projects. If you're looking for woodwork ideas, why not consider resurfacing an old concrete one with wood?   Concrete gets pitted, worn...

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Building a Wooden Playground Adventureland

Building a Wooden Playground Adventureland

  Playgrounds today are complex wood play sets that feature swings, slides, and monkey bars for children to enjoy. To make the ideal adventure playground, why not attempt to build a sturdy structure...

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Corner Cabinet

Corner Cabinet

The left side of this cabinet pivots out and is basically one big box to hold all the bedding and sheets. Drawers are dovetailed, the maple and wenge inlay breakes up the large front on the left...

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Hufschmid Guitars H6 - Glow in the dark HufGlow block inlays!

Hufschmid Guitars H6 - Glow in the dark 'HufGlow' block inlays!

A new guitar I just completed for a customer. This unique creation features a gorgeous one piece premium quatersawn 'Sapelli Mahogany' body and neck, the fingerboard is west african ebony!  

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Hall Table

Hall Table

Hall Table for a foyer area. Sapele African Mahogany. Pore filled for smooth surfaces, and protected with General Finishes varnish. Dyed red-brown with water-based dye.

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Kitchen Cart

Kitchen Cart

Kitchen utility cart for holding mixers, etc. Steamed Beech. Locking Casters for easy moving and use.

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Storage bench

Storage bench

This is a storage bench I designed and built for use in our master closet. Materials are steamed Beech and Beech plywood

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Woodwork On a Car? This Studebaker Fastback Has Jaw-Dropping Wood Grain

Woodwork On a Car? This Studebaker Fastback Has Jaw-Dropping Wood Grain

A bygone concept car from 1951 is made a reality... with compound joinery, sapele, quilted maple, and a showstopping finish

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Arts and Crafts sideboard

Arts and Crafts sideboard

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This Honduras mahogany sideboard is designed in an arts and crafts tradition. As noted in the photo captions, I started the design with variations on a long slow curve (seen in Harvey Ellis' work as...

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Picture frames, out of the box

Picture frames, out of the box

Some picture frames I created. The oil paintings are by my wife, Gail. The 2 projects were created independently of each other.

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glow in the dark table

glow in the dark table

Really light up your next dinner party with a table that glows in the dark! Photoluminescent (glow) powder mixed with clear casting resin fills the naturally formed voids in this Pecky Cypress...

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Cherry Kitchen Cabinets using Kreg Jig

Cherry Kitchen Cabinets using Kreg Jig

Cherry finished with Boiled Linseed Oil, 2 coats Dark GARNET Shellac and 3 ooats Polyuretane. Photo 3 is a sideboard located in the Dining Room. I used a Kreg Jig and used pocket hole construction.

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Celtic Cross Wooden Box!

Celtic Cross Wooden Box!

Just a little piece of artwork I completed, the center portion is stained 'hard maple' with a chip carved celtic cross (the same as the one on my personal guitar I recently posted). I then inlayed...

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7 string baritone guitar - Pistachio Top!

7 string baritone guitar - Pistachio Top!

A new guitar I just completed for a customer. This unique creation features a very rare pistachio top which was salvaged form commercial nut groves in Northern California!

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Hufschmid Guitars 18th anniversary project

Hufschmid Guitars '18th anniversary project'

This is my personal guitar, a guitar I built to celebrate my '18 anniversary of guitar building'. I've made a video (listed in the link below) in which you can follow some of the work which went into...

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A Tale of Two Chairs

A Tale of Two Chairs

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We saw the chair on the left at a big Shaker auction in June. As a "production chair," one of thousands the Shakers made for the general public, it should not have commanded a terribly high price. We...

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Six Shaker Dining Chairs

Six Shaker Dining Chairs

These chairs are based on the proportions of a Shaker No. 3 side chair. The finials are patterned after ones characteristic of the Shaker community in Harvard, Mass. The legs and spindles are...

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Large Shaker Trestle Table

Large Shaker Trestle Table

104" long, 38" wide, I think this is the biggest thing I've made. With leaves at each end the length becomes 124". The top is an inch thick, but because of the length I started milling with 64...

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