Silverware Tray Plan

This small project gives you a chance to learn a great technique – angled box joints. Before the days of abundant kitchen storage trays like this provided a handy way to transport the everyday silverware to the dining table and store it in between meals....

Six-Candle Centerpiece Plan

You can build this candle stand in just a few hours using pieces from the scrap bin and a few simple table saw techniques. Making a candle stand is a great way to use small prized pieces of figured or exotic wood. The one shown in this plan is a good example. It gave...

Stylish Kitchen Containers Plan

Unique open-miter joinery and contrasting woods give these simple boxes a very eye-catching look. Who says kitchen storage can’t have style? These three attractive containers are designed to hold some of your basic kitchen necessities — two tall boxes (one to hold...

Three-Tiered In-Box Plan

Identical trays make this stylish desk organizer go together quickly. But the joinery lets you show off your woodworking skills. Getting organized is not always an easy task. But whether you’re organizing letters mail or any other papers this set of desktop trays will...

Tower Candle Stands Plan

This project may be small in size but it still offers the opportunity to use some big-time woodworking skills and techniques. At first glance you notice the stylish details of these candle holders — the contrast between the figured maple of the bases and the dark...

Trivet Centerpiece Plan

With a just a few small pieces of wood you can make an attractive and useful trivet. A trivet is traditionally used to hold a hot container in the kitchen. It guards countertops and tables from the heat of a hot pan or dish taken out of the oven. But a trivet can do...

Turned Canisters Plan

Used for storage or as a table centerpiece this set of containers is the perfect project to give as a gift or display in your home. Turning wood on the lathe is a very addicting pastime. While there is certainly some woodturning involved in making this set of...

Two-in-One Cutting Board Plan

This simple weekend project looks great and has a hidden surprise beneath – storage for a set of kitchen knives. This wood cutting board makes a welcome addition to any kitchen. But along with its handy cutting surface this board also houses a tray underneath...

Walnut Mirror Frame Plan

This frame features a beveled profile with an inlaid bead molding. It sounds complicated but some simple techniques make it a snap. Large mirrors reflect a lot of light and make a room feel bigger and more welcoming. And when you put a mirror in an elegant wide frame...

Pizza Peel Plan

With this attractive and handy item you may never want to eat pizza out of a box again. At first glance this pizza peel looks quite simple — just a flat glued-up paddle with an integral handle. But take a closer look and there are a few details to work out. For one...