Here's a project that's as simple as one afternoon, two parts, and three holes.
Simple Shaker-inspired style gives this bench a timeless look. Basic spindle turnings form the frame, and you can easily weave the comfortable seat yourself. Turn the legs yourself or make dowels on your router table and add separately turned finials. We'll teach you how to weave the seat and give you a source for the tape.
With gameplay similar to Parcheesi and Sorry!, these interlocking game boards accommodate two to eight players. Everything you need to get the fun started packs up in a beautiful box you won't mind keeping on display.
Featuring both enclosed and open storage, this versatile piece will add a practical touch of classic American style anywhere in your home. We'll also show you a cool method for creating your own custom metal medallion inlays.
This expandable sewing station and companion cutting table equals quilters heaven. Edge-banded plywood panels, biscuits, and a handful of pocket screws make these sturdy and attractive workstations easy to build. Both projects share similarly constructed, though differently sized, pedestals and tabletops. The sewing-station pedestals have drawers, while the cutting-table pedestals have shelves.
hoosing a finish for your completed project is surely one of the most agonizing decisions you make. After all, a trip to the store reveals a dizzying display of oil- and water-based polyurethanes, as well as lacquers, shellacs, and acrylic finishes. But don’t overlook the oil/varnish blends with names such as Danish oil, tung oil, antique oil, and others. These easy-to-apply blended finishes penetrate the wood, form a light film on the surface, and provide the feel and look of a “hand-rubbed” finish in a satin sheen.