Turned Rolling Pins

Even an ordinary kitchen tool can be beautiful. If you’re looking for an easy-to-make gift for someone who loves to cook, here it is: a custom-made rolling pin. There’s something about this [...]

Easy Pirate Chest

Masonry nails and two XXL leather belts impart the ‘arghh!’ in this build. Don’t let the curved top of this “pirate chest” scare you. It’s a lot less tricky than it may appear – and it’s [...]

Rolling Stand

This rolling stand is the perfect mobile workstation. Use it for a computer in your shop or to mount a power tool.  Project #2303 • Skill Level: Beginner • Time: 2 Days • Cost: $120 Over the last [...]

Router Bit Caddy

Separate, sort, and see your collection With just five different parts to make, this easy-to-build caddy accommodates bits with both 1/2″ and 1/4″ shafts. It can be customized to [...]

One-weekend Router Table

Router table cabinets can be a waste of space. This compact, vise-mounted unit stores easily and is just the right size. I think it might have been seeing a $1,000 router table setup at a recent [...]

Wine Rack

Elegant results from a humble beginning. Thin strips of wood littered the shop floor after I completed the doors for a custom kitchen. Throwing these “toothpicks” away didn’t seem right, but [...]

Easy Storage Bench

The inspiration for this “I Can Do That” storage bench was simple – I wanted it. Ever since I picked up a king-size bed at a liquidation sale, I wanted a matching bench to [...]

Yard Games: Kubb

I’m sure you’re thinking, what’s Kubb? The original name, “Kubbspel,” translates (roughly) into  “throwing block game.” The goal is simple: knock over wooden “Kubbs” or soldiers by throwing [...]

Yard Games: Ladder Golf

Professional-sized ladder golf sets are larger and more robust than the chintzy ones you usually find in yard game kits. This project is a great way to use some long skinny scrap pieces too.  [...]

Easy Shaker Carry Box

Notched and nailed joints add visual interest to this simple project. This form is typically called a Shaker silverware tray – but it comes in handy for ferrying all sorts of things hither and [...]

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