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  • DIY Plans with photos, diagrams and step-by-step instructions for building a nest box that is specially designed for wood ducks.

    How to Build a Wood Duck Nest Box

    How to Build a Wood Duck Nest Box

    by Anthony Altorenna11

  • There is something about building a Marble Machine that makes me feel like I could control the world. I have not built one yet, but I want to. Until then I will have to settle for the work of some of these Marble Machine Masters. They have great...

    How to Build a Marble Machine

    How to Build a Marble Machine

    by Robert T Gasperson21

  • A router is a tool used to hollow out a specific area from a solid surface such as wood or plastic. By controlling the shape and depth of the cut a multitude of possible designs can be achieved. Here is an easy to follow guide to get you started!

    Cut Designs on Wood With a Dremel Router

    Cut Designs on Wood With a Dremel Router

    by Corrina Espinosa2

  • If you are new to woodcarving, this spoon is easy to make and will put a smile on someone's face. You can personalize it by painting or carving something in the handle.

    How to Make a Personalized Wooden Spoon

    How to Make a Personalized Wooden Spoon

    by Michael Higgins4

  • The cajon, a box drum originating from African slaves in Peru during the early 19th century or before, is becoming more widely used within different musical genres. Its locomotion is a plus, as no set up is required, and its fairly light, making it...

    How to Make Your Own Cajón (Box Drum)

    How to Make Your Own Cajón (Box Drum)

    by Daniel Rife1

  • Two birdhouses in one unique design! Step-by-step plan for building a birdhouse with two separate nest boxes, each with its own entrance.

    How to Build a Duplex Condo Birdhouse

    How to Build a Duplex Condo Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna1

  • Unique ideas with plans for making decorative birdhouses using old license plates. These are functional birdhouses that birds will actually use to raise their families.

    How to Build a License Plate Birdhouse

    How to Build a License Plate Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna5

  • DIY plans for building a bat house with an image of a flying bat. This article includes diagrams, photos and step-by-step instructions for building and hanging a bat box.

    Bat Box Plans: How to Build a Bat House

    Bat Box Plans: How to Build a Bat House

    by Anthony Altorenna23

  • 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.

    How to Sharpen New Chisels in 5 Steps

    How to Sharpen New Chisels in 5 Steps

    by Chris Andrews0

  • This article walks you through how to build a storage box for your child's stuffed animals with paracord sides. The paracord sides make it easy for a child to pull out any toy from any location.

    How to Build a Stuffed Animal Storage Cage

    How to Build a Stuffed Animal Storage Cage

    by Max Dalton0

  • 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 Build a Bent-Willow Chair

    How to Build a Bent-Willow Chair

    by Sharon Vile10

  • Custom photo blocks are a great project for your own décor or as handmade gifts anyone will appreciate. Wow anyone with these beautiful wood block creations.

    How to Make Wood Photo Blocks

    How to Make Wood Photo Blocks

    by Christin Sander17

  • The Folk Artist Krypto explains how to take freshly cut hardwood tree trunks and carve them into beautiful one-piece wood art. Proper seasoning of the wood and a patient cutting procedure are vital to prevent checking and splitting of the wood fibers. Krypto also discusses sealing techniques to aid in the control of water evaporation from the green wood.

    How to Carve Oak and Other Hardwood Tree Trunks Into Beautiful and Useful Wood Art

    How to Carve Oak and Other Hardwood Tree Trunks Into Beautiful and Useful Wood Art

    by Rodney C Lawley13

  • Candle boxes have been around for centuries. This early 1700's replica candle box will add to your décor and function as a box to hold anything you want to put in it.

    How To Build a Vintage Wooden Candle Box

    How To Build a Vintage Wooden Candle Box

    by Michael Higgins51

  • These decorative birdhouses are built for the birds! Birdhouses designed with the birds in mind have a higher chance of attracting tenants, and adding a bit of whimsey makes them look good too!

    How to Build a Rustic Decorative Birdhouse

    How to Build a Rustic Decorative Birdhouse

    by Anthony Altorenna31

  • The grain of wood is often what makes it so attractive to the human eye. We enjoy the natural color and flow. Here I am going to show how to push the grain of wood just a little further than raw and natural by adding colors to the grain. This is not...

    How to Color Stain Wood for Crafts

    How to Color Stain Wood for Crafts

    by C.S.Alexis17

  • Step by step guide to making and fitting a simple display shelf above the door for displaying soft stuffed toy animals; as an alternative to using the hammocks designed for the same purpose.

    How to Make an Over the Door Display Shelf

    How to Make an Over the Door Display Shelf

    by Arthur Russ3

  • Read how a Master woodcarver from Bavaria, Germany shared his studio with some not so professional woodcarvers and see examples of the quality and genius of his work.

    The Works of Jorg Hummel, Master Carver

    The Works of Jorg Hummel, Master Carver

    by Mike Russo23

  • 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.

    Make a Simple Quilting Extension Table

    Make a Simple Quilting Extension Table

    by hbng842

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