Gifts and Accessories Woodworking Plans
While working on a scrollsawn picture for one of his kids, woodworker Jim Heavey, spent more time thinking about the process of making the picture than the frame he would put around it. Here are some of the things he learned, occasionally the hard way.
Whether used as a home for climbing plants or a privacy screen for a deck or patio, expect this latticed beauty to capture the envious eyes of your neighbors.
Looking to craft a unique heirloom to delight someone special? Our stylish boxes, made with eye-catching woods and design elements are just the ticket. Though the projects look sophisticated, we've kept the construction's surprisingly simple, thanks to straightforward joinery. Looking for the perfect gift to build in a night or weekend, any one of these shop-tested plans will do nicely.
When we're not working with top-notch designers around the country to present their designs in the pages of WOOD, we're designing our own heirlooms. Here's a sampling of designs from woodworkers from around the country as well as some of our creations.
Here's a project that really rocks--both functionally and in the eyes of the lucky recipient. Besides that, you'll find this project a pure joy to build with its simple joinery and full-size patterns included for forming the gently curved profiles on parts.
You can't save time in a bottle, but you can build any of these attractive pieces. To prove each plan, we built each clock in the WOOD Magazine shop so we can show you the best methods for your building success. Plus, each makes a wonder gift.
This is the first of three slide shows of projects that were built and proven in the WOOD Magazine workshop.
This is the second of three slide shows of projects that were built and proven in the WOOD Magazine workshop, though you've never seen them in the pages of WOOD.
Enjoyed looking for beautiful projects that can be built with a minimal investment in time, tools, and materials.
We keep coming across interesting wine bottle holders. Here's one more, designed by Eric Jorgensen of Chesapeake, Virginia.
Boxes, boxes, and more boxes. Over the past 25+ years we've seen hundreds of box designs at crafts shows around the country.