Other Projects

Here you’ll find woodworking projects and plans spanning a wide range of styles and requiring skills of varying degrees. From easy woodworking projects geared toward the beginner to more advanced furniture designs, all of these projects are presented by top furniture makers and full of tips that will help hone your skills and techniques skills and techniques as a woodworker. Whether you’re looking for small woodworking projects or more ambitious builds, you’ll find it here.

The decorative feet are too small to mill safely when cut to their finished size. Rout the profile in a piece about 1' long, using a square piece of scrap as a push block to move the narrow end of the stock across the router bit.

Tile Trivet

Practice makes perfect sense; this small tabletop project will give you something practical to show for your effort as you build your skills.

The walnut version of this stepstool.

Shaker Stepstool

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.

Shoji Lamp

Believe it or not, the idea for this lamp came to me while scrutinizing some flea-market lampshades made from used popsicle sticks. The concept was sound. But with a few changes, I got a nice Asian lamp that casts a warm glow.

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Arts & Crafts Magazine Stand

At the turn of the 20th century there were an extraordinary number of designs for bookcase and magazine stands offered to the public as completed pieces and construction plans. This version is a variation on a style made popular by Roycroft.