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Leaning Shelves

We improve a contemporary design to make it sturdier, a bit curvier and easier to build. Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the August 2005 issue of Popular Woodworking [...]

The Amazing Table Saw Bowl

It’s just like sawing a cove molding, but now the wood is round. “You’re kidding me!” That’s everybody’s first reaction when I tell them that I’ve figured out a way to make a bowl on the table [...]

Binding Clamps

Make your own light-duty one-handed workholding wonders. Like most workshops, mine is well-populated with spring clamps, the ubiquitous tool for applying localized pressure with one hand while [...]

17th-century ‘Desk Box’

Simple joinery will keep this piece together for centuries. Books, papers, lamps, candlesticks, spoons, Legos, clothing, electronics and more all end up on top of any flat surfaces in our house. [...]

Pegboard Shelves for Planes

Most of us have used, at some point, a pegboard to organize our tools. In fact, a few years ago, I reclaimed a hanging pegboard toolbox (a colleague of mine discarded it) and have been using it [...]

Router Bit Caddy

Separate, sort, and see your collection With just five different parts to make, this easy-to-build caddy accommodates bits with both 1/2″ and 1/4″ shafts. It can be customized to [...]

Mid-Century Nightstand

A simple case is elevated by a unique leg design and elegant suspension. Project #2203 • Skill Level: Intermediate • Time: 2 Days • Cost: $150 This was a real project of growth for me. I’ve [...]

Old Saw Handle Push Stick

I have two kinds of push sticks I use all the time. The first is the excellent Big Horn 10230 orange plastic push stick which is good for anything wider than ⅞” (otherwise, you’ll be risking [...]

Tea Cabinet

The elegant arched case of this tea cabinet is a great way to practice bent lamination and showcase some unique wood. Project #2216 • Skill Level: Advanced • Time: 3 Days • Cost: $150 If you’re [...]

Shaker-Inspired Bench

Some simple adaptations turn this 19th-century bench into a modern mudroom necessity. There is an old Shaker hymn called “Simple Gifts” that begins with this line: “Tis the gift to be simple.” [...]

Bow Arm Rocker

This modified design builds off a classic Morris chair. Inspiration for the next project can come from many sources, but for me, all it took was a trip to an antique furniture dealer. Legacy [...]

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