When you have a lot of plants to display, you are always looking for ways to show them off to their best advantage.
It's rare that bookshelves look as interesting as the objects you display on them. These shelves are easy to build and knock down for storage.
Back when the Shakers started making furniture in the late 18th century, the only tools available to them were powered by people. You can build these sturdy shelves using hand or power tools.
These tables come from designs that are roughly 250 years old. This places them squarely in the country interpretation of the Queen Anne style.
This clever rolling stand allows you to make dead-on crosscuts, and then it folds up when not in use. Plus, you need only two sheets of plywood to build it.
This unassuming bench is an excellent lesson in making wedged through-tenons.
Years ago when I first learned to cut dovetails, my first joints weren’t things of beauty. Sometimes there were more shims than pins. Over time, my work got better and faster. But despite the improvement in my skills, I still had trouble cutting tails or pins consistently, especially if I got out of practice....
Your table saw is a router table and jointer just waiting to happen. Replace one of the saw's wings (or adapt your existing table board) to hold a router table insert, and you're in business.