All the pine for my new hand plane shelf started off life as 4 x 10 roof rafters. Turning them into boards required planing, resawing, and more planing.
Recently, I have changed the format of my Hand Saw Foundations course from a fixed price to Pay What You Can. In essence, it is now completely free to enroll in the course, however, there is an option on the course page to offer a donation of any amount, if you are able and so inclined.
Slide out shelves make accessing kitchen cabinet interiors easier.
Making drawers for cabinets with mechanical slides/glides can be a pain in the rump. Ultra-precise measurements and calculations are required or the drawer either won’t fit the opening properly, or won’t operate correctly.
Before building drawers for any cabinet that will utilize mechanical drawer slides, it’s absolutely critical to have the hardware on hand.
On my old workbench, I had a drawer that I found extremely convenient for keeping things like pencils, a pair of scissors, and other odds and ends. I had always intended to add a drawer to my current bench, but just haven’t gotten around to it until now.
Several folks have asked about it, so I put together a set of project notes for the chestnut coat rack.
Here’s the final video of building the American chestnut coat rack.
Applying finish to the parts of a project before assembly of the piece solves some problems that can occur when finish is applied after assembly.
I have wanted to play with a sliding dovetail plane that I acquired last year, and this project seemed like the perfect opportunity to do so.
Starting a new project using wood salvaged and reclaimed from an old Appalachian barn.
I’m working on a project that I’m assembling with tapered sliding dovetails. So in this video I discuss the method that I’ve settled on for making this uncommon form of joinery.