A very basic bandsaw box using glued up oak scraps. Turned out OK, but not great. Originally it was going to have two drawers, but for a first attempt a single drawer cut out (a future box will have multiple…
I purchased a Workmate Dropleaf (#79-021) at a flea market three years ago, I thought it was pretty cool, but did not have an immediate need for it. Until now… Since I no longer have a large bench to work…
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Fold-up Potting Bench From Reclaimed Wood
A potting bench from reclaimed crate wood, made to fold up for easy storage.
DIY Bluetooth Speaker
I’ve wanted a Bluetooth speaker when working in the yard or around the house. There are a lot of options to purchase one, JBL makes a great item, but it’s too much money for what I need. Since bluetooth/amp boards…
Desk Lamp Base Modification
An additional desk lamp was added to the workbench, this one was purchased at Meijer and is similar to the existing IKEA Tertial already in use. And like the Ikea version, the base is cheap plastic and is not really…
The Shed Project
We have a small 3’x8′ shed on the side of the house, it’s worked well for a number of years for us, but with the extra vehicles we now have and increased use of the garage as a shop, more…
Scrap Wood Bird Feeder
A simple project utilizing scrap cedar from the ongoing shed project, and a couple bi-fold door hinges. After assembly it was sealed with three coats of Varathane outdoor spar urethane.
Walnut Doorbell Cover
The old doorbell cover was plastic, white (yellowish actually) and cheap looking. Using some scrap walnut pieces, a few miters and amber shellac, a new cover was created. Much better looking and the sound is not restricted at all.
Small Cedar Box Using Reclaimed Wood
A quick, simple project using scraps from the Planter Project. These pieces would normally end up in the trash because of the knot holes, but instead of throwing them away I deceided to salvage them. There is a lot of…