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 hold my shoes at the foot of the bed. After seeing many designs that were running anywhere from $250 to...
Christopher Schwarz & David Thiel offer simple, strong and fast ways to make this important furniture component. From the October 2004 issue #143 Buy this issue now In woodworking magazines, books and plans there’s almost always an omission that’s big enough to drive a truck through: How to build the drawers for the project. Usually...
An easy interlocking joint begets great strength and style.
Pocket holes make a seemingly complicated project simple.
This handsome hanging storage unit is a snap to build with screwed butt joints.
This rustic hinged-lid box is a design traditionally used as a basic tool chest, but I thought a scaled-down version would make a great chest for stashing toys. Nails, glue and a nice long day
in the shop are all it takes.
This simple rack uses no nails, no screws and holds up to 15 pairs of shoes.
If you own any books about the Shakers or their furniture, you probably have seen a small storage cabinet like this one hanging in the background behind the more celebrated pieces.
Two tones of color and sharp, square edges give this piece modern flair.