Lattice Panel Serving Tray

This handsome project serves up lessons in traditional joinery but it’s the eye-catching panel that makes up the main course. At first glance the tray looks like it has a glass panel resting on a wood lattice. A closer examination reveals that the lattice is inside...

Sliding-Top Table

It’s like getting two tables in one. This stylish design doesn’t take up much floorspace but it slides open to provide seating for six. Whether it’s a place for dining or entertaining you can’t beat the convenience of an expanding table. Normally though to expand a...

Cottage Dresser

Beadboard panels applied moldings and an “antique” finish give this casual dresser tons of character and charm. Some things never go out of style.Take cottage furniture for example. It’s as popular today as it was in the early 1900s when it was first...

Easy-To-Build Tower Bookcase

Sometimes smaller is better. This narrow design fits almost any location. This simply designed tower bookcase takes up less than two square feet of floor space because everything is stored vertically. The six shelves (four of them adjustable) can store or display a...

Rocking Chair

Quarter-sawn oak and traditional construction make this rocking chair a piece that will be cherished for generations. A rocking chair must live up to a few standard tasks. It must be sturdy enough to allow a person to rock. It needs to be comfortable. And it should...

2-in-1 Desk Set

Combining brass and an eye-catching exotic hardwood this handy desk set gives you the opportunity to develop some new skills. This desk set is really two projects in one. At first glance it looks like a simple stamp dispenser. But when you take a closer look you’ll...

Bead-Front Bookcase

Build a stylish frame-and-panel bead-front bookcase with two drawers — in just two days. Designing a project that can be built quickly is easy enough. But it often means leaving out a lot of the details. And for woodworkers it’s these details that make a project...

Window Makeover

With off-the-rack moldings and simple shop-made trim pieces you can go from ho-hum to high-style windows in a weekend. Windows should be something more than just an interruption in the wall. They should be part of the wall: an architectural component and an integral...

Mudroom Storage Set

This set of mudroom organizer projects gets its unique and customizable style from unlikely materials: ordinary plumbing pipes and fittings. When you walk through the plumbing supply section at your local home center you probably don’t have furniture and storage...

Classic Craftsman Bed

Quartersawn white oak and Craftsman-era design combine to create this handsome companion to our Gentleman’s Dresser. The joinery used on this bed is easily manageable in your shop using basic power tools. The headboard and footboard have stiles and rails that are held...