DIY Wood & Iron Pipe Shelf

DIY Pipe Shelfvideo
DIY Wood & Iron Pipe Shelf Introduction Making a shelf can be one of the most simplest DIY projects one can make, but when you add in a bunch of iron pipe and fittings it can get interesting. To add some visual interest to the two tier shelf that I wanted I decided to use black iron pipe as the main...

Pocket Hole Blanket Chest

Pocket Hole Blanket Chestvideo
Pocket Hole Blanket Chest - One Day Build Introduction In this one day project build I'll show you how to build a pocket hole blanket chest using readily available materials that anyone can do. So, in the middle of trying to stay organized with all the kids stuff inside and out I also need to think about things that my...

Kids Rocker Restoration – Whiskey Barrel Style

Kids Rocker Restoration Thumbnailvideo
Kids Rocker Restoration - Whiskey Barrel Style Introduction I’ve held on to my childhood rocker all these years, well my mom did. When my first son was born she asked me to re-finish it, so my kids could use it. I’m almost embarrassed to say that I just now finished bringing the rocker back to life and I now have...

DIY Desk and Organization

DIY Desk and Organizationvideo
Introduction Not too long ago I made a table and chair for my kids to use as a place to do arts and crafts as well as a place for my oldest son to do homework. Since then we’ve had another boy start school and soon we’ll have all three in school, so I figured I better make the other...

Kids Picnic Table

Kids Picnic Table Plan
With Spring here and Summer approaching quickly, I figured an outdoor project was in order. My kids had a small picnic table they used quite a bit, but it was falling apart. They like to eat outside when the weather is nice and so as the woodworking daddy that I am, I made another one. Keep reading... This project...

Kids Activity Chair

Kids activity chair
Not too long ago I made an activity table for my kids and I just recently made matching chairs to go along with it. The table and chairs both have storage for just about anything you want to store in them. Take a look... The first thing I did was breakdown the plywood according to the plans (get the...

Kids Activity table

Kids Activity Table with Storage Plan
We needed a place for the kids to keep all of their arts and crafts supplies and off the top of the fridge, off the dinning room table, and even off the floor. With three boys things can get a bit messy and disorganized, so we needed a solution. We made this activity table... Tools used in this project: Table...

Bed to Bench – Metal version

Bed to Bench Metal Version
A friend approached me about making a bench from a metal bed after he saw my bed to bench wood version video. This project was for his wife which the bed belonged to her late mother, so this was a sentimental project. After committing to the project and realizing the amount of welding that needed to be done...

Hand-Cut Dovetail frame

Handcut Dovetail Mirror
I wanted to make something with dovetails and also use my new leg vise. I decided to make a frame for a mirror I had laying around using dovetails as the joinery. The wood of choice was Poplar and Cherry for visual interest reasons...   Cutting dovetails is a skill in which needs practice, in my experience anyway. So, I...

farm table from reclaimed lumber

Farm House Table from Reclaimed Lumber
This table was made from rough cut reclaimed lumber. It's smaller than your traditional "farmhouse" table. It measures about 28 inches wide and 42 inches long with a deep drawer in the end to store, in this instance, school supplies. So, it's a dual purpose table that serves as... As I was saying... this table will serve as a...

diy pallet wood headboard

Pallet Wood Headboard
There are a few reasons why I like working with pallets. The main reason is because pallets are forgiving. I can create something without having to be perfect. Don't get me wrong I... 96 p{ ...

Build a bench from an old bed frame

Bed to Bench Wood Version
  Use an old bed frame to make a beautiful timeless piece of furniture. All the pieces were used in making this bench including the head board, foot board, side rails and mattress slats. Cypress boards were used for the seat and finished with a wipe on satin poly. Please share and subscribe. Thank you.   Step 1: Cut the Foot Board...

King size headboard

Dimensional Lumber Headboard
In this project I used regular 1x, 2x and untreated 4x4 material. I started by cutting all the boards to size and jointing the 4x4's to get a nice clean edge on one side. Next I laid two 1x4's on the ground in a vertical fashion and laid 1x12's on top of those in a horizontal fashion. I glued...

KIDS STEP STOOL

Step Stool
In the Projects tab on this website you'll find a post on another step stool build, but these are done a little different. I added hand holes on the sides for handles so the little ones can pick it up and carry it wherever they need it and these stools don't have the storage compartment like the previous one...