Ultimate Rocking Horse Plan

You’re sure to light up a child’s face when you present them with this amazing and whimsical rocking horse. There’s no children’s toy more iconic than the wood rocking horse. It’s the one toy that most children will remember well into their adulthood. I have great...

Fretwork Picture Frame Plan

With a scroll saw and a few extra hours you can turn a plain frame into this elegant one. Occasionally I enjoy sitting down and cutting fretwork patterns with my scroll saw. The change in pace is a nice break from my typical woodworking routine. But like any time I...

Box-Jointed Craft Center Plan

This unique storage project holds supplies in its stacked trays. When it’s time to work the trays cantilever out for easy access. More storage is always handy particularly for crafts that involve a lot of small parts and pieces. This handy craft center fills the bill....

Classic Chessboard Plan

Here’s a great addition to game night. This handsome board features a veneered playing surface that flips up for storage below. Outside of spending time in the shop there’s nothing better than a game of chess with a friend or a couple rounds of checkers with the...

Folding Board Games Plan

These three games cover all the bases when it comes to simple entertainment for friends and family members of all ages. Whether you enjoy a classic game of checkers old-school cribbage or maybe an exotic romp with mancala these three games will delight the family with...

Linkin’ Logs Plan

We’ve taken a traditional children’s toy and upsized it to create a fun building set that’s sure to spark creativity in young and old alike. Our Linkin’ Logs are the perfect gift for any woodworker to make in Santa’s workshop. The process of making the logs and...

Melodic Tongue Drum Plan

The techniques that go into making this drum are similar to those you’d use for building a small box. The difference with this project is that you get to play with it when you’re done. The tongue drum is one of the world’s oldest known instruments. They’ve been a part...

Lathe Turned Salt & Pepper Set Plan

Contrasting woods and a simple yet elegant design make this project as enjoyable to build as it is practical to use. The term pepper mill generally conjures the image of a waiter holding a baseball bat-sized mill over my salad as he vigorously grinds out pepper and...

Oval Jewelry Box Plan

What do these three beautiful boxes have in common? Each of them features a simple template routing technique. As woodworkers we like to give gifts and small projects fit the bill perfectly. But just because a project is small doesn’t mean it doesn’t pack in some...

Sculpted Wood Vase Plan

Have a prized piece of wood you’re looking to use? You can make this vase with just a few cuts at the band saw. This vase design is a great way to use a few of those special pieces of wood you may have squirreled away over the years waiting for the right...