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All Projects, Organized by Year: 2013 and earlier
Here is an index of all of my woodworking project articles,
sorted by year.
Projects from 2013:
Easy End Table
-- Designed to be easy for the beginner to make a great looking table.
Using Sketchup in designing some picture frames
A photo essay of how I made a translucent office desk divider panel.
A modular wooden castle for your favourite young "knight".
Tool Tote Organizer
Building a simple tray to securely organize and hold my jobsite tools in a
canvas tote bag.
A simple inexpensive design for a Bicycle Cargo Trailer
A low shelf, designed to fit at the foot of a bed.
Stylish and strong, made of solid Black Cherry.
Build this traditional grub box, for your next canoe trip.
A finishing experiment, using Lye to accelerate the natural
darkening of Cherry that comes with time.
Have fun destroying an old Hard Drive to find two very
An out of the ordinary project gives a chance to look at construction
methods that makes quick work of a lot of dados.
Delight the knitter in your life with this elegantly simple project.
A quick weekend project to build a slender umbrella stand that
hides behind the door.
Projects from 2012:
Kitchen Hinge Fix
A photo essay on a quick fix to repair particleboard cabinets after
he screws on your Euro-hinges rip out leaving a gaping hole.
Bring order to your garage, with just an afternoon of work!
A Recycled Mirror
A recycled mirror, a large space, a small bit of wood, and some ingenuity...
A laminated hand made tool for summer paddling.
Air Rocket System
No Fireworks, No rocket fuel; Just some pipes, paper, and
compressed air make for high-flying fun.
Blocks and Wagon
A classic set of unit blocks in a race-car inspired storage wagon.
Projects from 2010-11:
A photo essay on using a DIY Spray foam insulation kit.
Simple Cabinet Doors
Turn some functional, but messy built-in bookcases into beautiful
A simple yet stylish skill building project.
Build one in a weekend, or maybe 2 or 3...
Projects from 2008-09:
Strong and beautiful, providing
loads of storage, and a little secret spot around back to
hide ugly cord tangles.
A tambour door turns a basic spice rack into some elegant
hidden storage in your kitchen.
After more than thirty years of service, it was time to replace a well used
shop-class project with something new.
Inspired by an original Gustav Stickley design, reinterpretated in
reclaimed pine, using simple modern construction methods.
Lacewood for flair, Cork and Rare-Earth Magnets for useability,
combine to make this project special.
Pine End Table
A simple yet stylish project, designed with the beginner in mind.
Hardwood Floor Installation
A Photo Essay. Not a standard woodworking project, but something well
within the ability of any woodworker or DIY'er.
Projects from 2006-07:
Race your opponent to the bottom, be the first to ring the bell!
A simple design, with custom touches, for a child's room.
A pair of Cherry shelves, with a Mission flair, to liven up a room.
A "kit" of various pieces, build as many as you want, and your child
can build and re-build many different castles.
A European Style design makes this much more than just another
Projects from 2005 and earlier:
Jr Mower push toy
I'll warn you ... this makes noise!
A child's push toy in the shape of a push mower.
When it absolutely positively needs to be done now
Two Seat Bench
This solid cherry bench is my interpretation of a garden bench crossed
with a deacon's bench.
Smaller than a real drum kit, and far less noisy...
Even Older Projects with Few Photos, and Few Details...