Steam-Age Shop Clock

Combine common materials and a unique finishing technique to create a one-of-a-kind timepiece. At first glance it looks like you need to have some welding skills to make this clock. But under the aged paint job you’ll find that the face is made using materials and...

Shaker-Style Tall Clock

A down-to-earth design and basic construction make building this elegant case clock a sure thing. This tall clock offers the look of a traditional classic but manages to rein in all the difficult and endless work. Basic joinery makes putting together the solid-wood...

Murphy Bed

This easy-to-operate Murphy bed lets you convert any room into a guest bedroom — and back again — in minutes. By building a Murphy bed that folds down from a cabinet any room can be ready for overnight guests at a moment’s notice. And when the guests are gone the bed...

Traditional Wall Clock

This sophisticated but simple-to-build pendulum clock is sure to be a treasured possession in your family for generations. Building a clock is a project on the bucket list of many woodworkers. This clock offers great-looking features such as curved doors and moldings...

Perpetual Wall Calendar

Easy to build and simple to rearrange this will be the last calendar you’ll ever need. The classic styling works well in many settings. This calendar has a classic look that blends in with a lot of décors without demanding too much attention. And you’re not a slave to...

Classic Mantel Clock

This classic clock is a chance to give your skills a workout and use a few of those leftover pieces of wood you’ve been hanging on to. The art of making clocks was once limited to a very small group of highly specialized artisans. Cutting and assembling intricate...

Smartphone Amplifier

This clever project boosts the sound coming from your smartphone. And all it takes is a little creative work at the band saw. While the speakers on smartphones have improved over time the sound coming from them doesn’t project very well. However with a little shop...

Miterless Picture Frames

Great things come in small packages. These frames are an excellent woodworking exercise and gift project rolled into one. These frames are the perfect gift. Not only can you build them in an afternoon but you can build them without spending much either. Quite frankly...

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...

Modern Desk Lamp

Build this modern-looking desk lamp that’ll have people asking “How’d you make that shade?” With its round shade and simplistic design this desk lamp offers a good amount of woodworking in a small easy-to-build project. You might think the construction of the round...