Step-by-step instructions for making a bespoke, wooden sewing cabinet on wheels with a hinged lid and shallow drawers for accessories.
The human face is the ultimate challenge for many carvers. This article offers helpful insights on how to succeed.
Transform your yard into a creepy Halloween graveyard with fake tombstones and clever epitaphs. Here are ideas for funny R.I.P. names and spooky tombstone sayings, plus easy instructions for making your own tombstones.
There is a proper way to color your wood burning project without raising the grain of the wood. This article explores the technique more in depth.
DIY plans for building a screech owl nesting box. This article includes diagrams, photos and step-by-step instructions for building and hanging a owl house.
Wood carving in general can seem intimidating to most people. For those who wish to sample the craft, spoon carving is generally a good place to get your feet wet.
Information about five types of wood glue: polyvinyl acetate, polyurethane, cyanoacrylate, hide, and epoxy. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of each and what projects they are better for.
DIY plans with photos and step-by-step instructions for making a Butterfly House. Our version of the butterfly box is made from pieces of salvaged mahogany.
The more I learn about working with wood, the more I appreciate a sharp tool. Let me share some of the knowledge I have gained about how to sharpen chisels, and also why it's important.
A simple quilting extension table made with parts from Home Depot, completed in less than an hour, and with minimal material costing ~$20. Has adjustable legs and can be readily modified to a number of sewing machines.
The basic parts of a wooden gear clock, how they work, and how to build one from a wooden-clock plan. Includes step-by-step instructions and video guides.
Learn how to build a bent-willow chair using free wood collected from the roadside. They're perfect to use as outdoor furniture so you can relax on the porch during the evenings!
How to upcycle a folding table, and use other recycled wood to make a wooden box to protect an overlocker (serger) sewing machine.