Last night a small group of us met to build a bench. Last week we grabbed a load of scrap wood and cobbled a ‘seat’ together. This week we up our game a bit and bought some wood (sponsorship by St Veep Church) and built a bench. This is simple woodworking skills and the real […]
A while ago I decided to have a go at building a coat rack. I wanted to use all recycled timber, so pallet wood but also plywood from an old wardrobe and shelving from a demolished bookcase. These projects are about trying out new things and finding how wood ticks, etc. I like to experiment. […]
Want to add a little DIY to your desk? YouTuber Patrick Soriano shows off how to use an old piece of 4×4 to make a couple of different desk accessories. Read More here: Build Your Own Desk Accessories With Leftover 4×4 Pieces
The beautiful cabinet is actually a desk with hidden stools! Free plans by ana-white.com This is a brilliant project from Ana White and once again she has published free plans to this hidden desk apothecary cabinet. The making of the cabinet is very easy and constructed with a minimum of tools.
David Warther, son of the world’s renown master carver Ernest “Mooney” Warther, shows us how to carve (in 10 cuts!) the infamous pliers they give away to all the visiting children to the Warther Museum.
Making a Hand Made Wooden Block Plane Even though I’m not much of a hand tool user I find myself reaching for my hand made wooden block plane all the time. It’s great for rounding over corners or cleaning up an edge. The block plane I’ve been using comes from a kit by Hock Tools. […]
Over at Make they have a very useful article on Understanding Saw Blade Essentials. You might think there’s not a lot to know before buying a blade for a circular saw, table, or radial arm saw, but when you look into it, your choices can be intimidating. Once you know a few basic terms and […]