Accessories

Anything that can be made from wood, but does not fit into a defined furniture category, falls into this catchall we call “accessories.” Since Fine Woodworking magazine was founded in 1975, its pages have featured wood versions of just about anything
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  • Pens Make Great GiftsPens Make Great Gifts

    by Barry Gross

    Pen turning is fun, it's a great use for scraps, and it can probably be done mostly with tools you already own and skills you already have. Barry Gross will show ...

  • Build a Greene-and-Greene Picture FrameBuild a Greene-and-Greene Picture Frame

    by Kelly J. Dunton

    This frame has all the hallmarks of the Greene-and-Greene style that inspired it: rounded edges, stepped sides, square pegs, and cloud-lift patterns. But it also ...

  • Two Unique LampsTwo Unique Lamps

    by Christian Becksvoort

    These handsome lamps, created with rings of veneer, will bring warmth to any room. The light shining through the overlapping rings creates a unique effect, and ...

  • Standing Frame Has Two FacesStanding Frame Has Two Faces

    by Christian Becksvoort

    This freestanding frame allows the display of two pieces of art simultaneously on a tabletop, desk, or other flat space. It is designed to be easily disassembled ...

  • Weekend Project: A Simple Desk OrganizerWeekend Project: A Simple Desk Organizer

    by Joseph Hurst-Wajszczuk

    This piece helps make sense of office chaos, and can also serve as a handy kitchen organizer

  • Tall Clocks and More from the Irion CommissionTall Clocks and More from the Irion Commission

    by Jonathan Binzen

    A slideshow gallery of more work from the extensive commission that reproduced 90 pieces of classic American furniture

  • Kid's Woodworking ProjectsKid's Woodworking Projects

    by Doug Stowe

    A series of interesting and entertaining projects that kids as young as 7 can make all by themselves (mostly)

  • Shopmade holiday gifts? Bah! Humbug!Shopmade holiday gifts? Bah! Humbug!

    by David Heim

    Presents for spouses and kids take a backseat to house gifts, according to the latest Knots poll

  • The Art and Craft of Room ScreensThe Art and Craft of Room Screens

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Room screens are useful for sectioning off parts of large rooms, and are also a natural choice for screening bright windows or cluttered areas. The simple frame-and-panel ...

  • Make an End Grain Cutting BoardVideo: Make an End Grain Cutting Board

    with Marc Spagnuolo

    Follow step-by-step instructions for cutting and assembling the parts for a decorative butcher block

  • Smart, Stylish Cutting BoardsSmart, Stylish Cutting Boards

    by Tim Albers

    Consider the cargo when orienting the grain and shaping the board

  • Teach a Skateboarder to Woodwork, or Vice VersaTeach a Skateboarder to Woodwork, or Vice Versa

    by Matt Berger

    Kit to build a skateboard deck is well engineered and a great project for getting started in woodworking

  • Finding a Niche with Turned LampshadesVideo: Finding a Niche with Turned Lampshades

    with Peter Bloch

    New Hampshire wood turner sheds light on his technique for turning thin-walled, translucent vessels

  • 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 ...

  • A Life Built on BookmarksA Life Built on Bookmarks

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Alan Bradstreet makes a comfortable living by working very small and selling very cheap -- in very large numbers. He combines the attributes of a hard-headed businessman, ...

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