Cedar Planters

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Four planters created using two 1x8x8 cedar boards and three 1x5x8 cedar siding boards.  Brads were used to hold the pieces together while the Gorilla polyurethane glue cured.  The poly glue was used because it’s waterproof.  

Homemade Tablesaw

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My grandfather was a carpenter and home builder, he put together this table that was used for that purpose.  It was handed down to my dad and it’s the tool I used to create my woodworking projects from age 10…

Review: Grizzly G0513P Bandsaw

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Manufacturer: Grizzly Industrial, Inc. Model: Grizzly G0513P – 17″ 2 HP Bandsaw, Polar Bear Series Model: Shop Fox G7314Z – Heavy-Duty Mobile Base Cost: $895 and $74.95   Overview Having a bandsaw in the shop opens a completely new avenue of possibilities…

Ikea Verner Desk Chair Repair

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Using a base from a discarded Costco chair, a broken Ikea Verner office chair gets a new lease on life.  Since the base hole patterns are different, a piece of plywood is used as an adapter utilizing 1/4-20 T-nuts that…

Bedside Table

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This project was entirely of reclaimed wood from the dismantled loft bed project.  All the wood is dimensional pine construction lumber, nominal 2×6.  In all, there were two pieces of 2″x6″x8′ used to create this table. The table top and…

Foyer Table

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The entryway, or foyer, has an open space that could use a table for both decorative and functional reasons.  Online there are hundreds of options, but a couple were selected as an inspiration for this project: Something narrow, not too tall…