Floating Shelf from Firewood – Logs
Not sure why, but I have been obsessed lately with the use of fallen trees or recently cut trees to make items. In fact, we had a very large maple tree fall over the winter and provided quite a bit of material for a couple of projects that include a...
Folding Portable Workbench With Quick Release Vise

I’ve never been a fan of the old Craftsman workcenter style portable bench. They always seemed a little flimsy and didn’t appear to last. Well, there is a new segment that comes from a similar idea of portable workstation, but this is essentially a portable vise and sawhorse all in…

Make a Massironi Shelf – What is a Massironi Shelf?

If you had asked me what a Massironi shelf was, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you until I saw it. When I did see this project, I couldn’t help but think that it looked familiar, but I couldn’t put my finger on why. Perhaps it was in a…

Floating Shelf from Firewood – Logs
Folding Portable Workbench With Quick Release Vise
I’ve never been a fan of the old Craftsman workcenter style portable bench. They always seemed a little flimsy and didn’t appear to last. Well, there is a new segment that comes from a similar idea of portable workstation, but this is essentially a portable vise and sawhorse all... Read more
Make a Massironi Shelf – What is a Massironi Shelf?
If you had asked me what a Massironi shelf was, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you until I saw it. When I did see this project, I couldn’t help but think that it looked familiar, but I couldn’t put my finger on why. Perhaps it was in... Read more
DIY Overhead Camera Rig
Have you ever marveled at the quality that some YouTube producers and DIY’ers employ in their product photography? Are you interested in creating some overhead “writing title” shots? This build is of an overhead rig built to last. It is made of wood (you will find a lot built... Read more
Build an Industrial Style Table Without Welding
If you are someone who loves industrial looking pieces, but you don’t weld, this project might be just right for you.  Our eye can be fooled pretty easily at a glance and this table gives the appearance of having a steel frame when it is actually a wooden frame... Read more
Free Wall Desk Plans
Free plans for a wall desk that closes up to be a simple narrow cabinet on the wall.  This is perfect for a small apartment or a dorm room desk.  Easy to ship for those woodworker / entrepreneur / diy / Etsy types.  Mix the wood and add some... Read more
Simple Outdoor Side Table
The following is another plan from the Rogue Engineer. I enjoy his straightforward designs and relatively simple plans. There are subtle uses of joint techniques and wood sizing that make these pieces look nicer than many projects you might find on a site like instructibles. This is a plan... Read more
Three Legged Stool Plans
Have you been wanting a cool desk stool that you could make yourself? This is a cool looking 3 legged stool that is relatively simple to build as long as you have the angles that are needed for the cuts. Guess what? These plans will provide you with the... Read more
Free Lawn Glider Plans
This lawn glider plan is a classic that many of you will recognize from your local hot dog or ice cream stand.  If you are from the WNY area, you might recognize this from Taffy’s (Orchard Park) or Pautlers (Clarence). The lawn glider has a simple mechanism and rather than... Read more
Economic one board desk for CNC (or not)
When it comes to woodworking, I am a sucker for a few things. Efficiency in material (economy) Simple design Relatively simple construction techniques Something that can break down in the future Don’t ask me why those 4 items always resonate with me, but I guess I am just a... Read more

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