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Tidy up with this firewood box

This project challenges the common belief that you need a...

Spice rack

This simple spice rack keeps your spices close at hand...

Wedged mortise & tenon

 The mortise and tenon is a classic joint with lots...

Patio tray

This simple tray will make outdoor meals much easier this...

Stopped dado joint

A stopped dado provides the same strength and flexibility that...

Splined end mitre joints

Mitre joints are an attractive joint often used in framework...

Planter box

Your patio is something to be enjoyed each summer, and...

Finger joint

The finger joint is a router joint that not only...

Cutting board

This cutting board, with the end grain showing on top,...

Lumber measurement

Most of us buy lumber that is either 'dressed' or...

Lap joint

Lap joints may not be as highly regarded by the...

Adjuster jig

This adjuster adds accurate, repeatable adjustment to your jigs and...

Frame & panel

The Frame & Panel (F&P) joint is typically used for...

Marking knife

The Marking Knife is one tool that will not only...

Tongue & groove

The Tongue & Groove (T&G) joint is primarily a structural...

Butterfly key

The butterfly key joint is more decorative than structural....

Wooden floor vents

Making your own wooden floor vents is an easy way...

Drawer lock

In addition to using the router to help make traditional...

Furniture styles – Sheraton

The Sheraton style of furniture is named after Thomas Sheraton,...

Lock mitre joint

In addition to using the router to help make traditional...

Furniture styles – Chippendale

After the Shaker, Chippendale is perhaps the best known north...

Mortise and tenon joinery

The mortise and tenon joint offers exceptional strength, resisting racking...

Furniture styles – Victorian

The Victorian style was named for Queen Victoria, who reined...

Dowel joinery

Dowels are one of the easiest joints to use and...

Furniture styles – Mission

The Mission style was developed by a number of influential...

Dovetails

While dovetail joints are most often praised for their aesthetic...

Furniture styles – Colonial

Defining furniture styles can be very difficult. Defining 'American Colonial'...

Joinery overview

Joints are a fundamental part of woodworking. They have the...

Furniture styles – Shaker

The Shaker style reflects the lifestyle and beliefs of Shakers,...

Incense holder

An incense holder is also a great way to highlight...

Children’s table and chairs

This unique table solves the problem of what to do...

Furniture styles – historical overview

Understanding furniture styles can help you bring your woodworking to...

Butterfly earrings

These earrings fit the bill, providing not only an easy...

CD holder

Keep your favourite CDs right next to your CD player...

CAD software review

This article explores seven CAD software packages in order to...

Design your own projects with CAD

There are really two parts to designing your own projects....

Easy-to-make mantel clock

This easy-to-make clock uses wooden molding to add a special...

Folding chair

Take your own chair with you when attending outdoor events....

Night table

Use this night table next to your bed and your...

Activity centre

Keep your child entertained with this activity centre. Tape paper...

Router bench guide

This “Bench Guide” is part of the series of Bench...
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