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...

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...

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{ ...

Knock Down Stool

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Knock Down Stool GET THE PLANS HERE The Design I’ve had the design for this stool idea for a while now, I’m just now getting around to actually making it. The design itself is simple, but the fact that it has much more potential as other furniture is interesting. One main thing I wanted in this project was to make it functional...

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...

Live Edge Slab Bench

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Live Edge Slab Bench Introduction At a past woodworking event in Skiatook, OK I picked up a slab of Osage Orange from Ted Alexander. It had a natural curve to it, a cool triple branch feature on one end, it was more than two and half inches thick and it spanned over six feet in length. It was a thing of...

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...

Power Carving a 2X4 Rocking Chair

Power Carving a 2x4 Rocking Chairvideo
Power Carved 2X4 Rocking Chair Introduction Inspiration surrounds us all. No matter what we’re doing, we are all influenced in some way or another. For this project, it was a trip to our friend Wayne Brown’s shop for inspiration where Jay Bates, Wayne and myself were power carving a seat for a stool. I enjoyed it so much that I borrowed Wayne’s...

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...

Cove Cutting on the Table Saw – How To Woodworking

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Cove Cutting on the Table Saw Introduction Recently during a project there was an opportunity to learn how to cut coves on the table saw and not having any experience with coves I wanted to take the time to learn. Jay Bates and I was working on a dart board cabinet that has a top and bottom panel with a cove...

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...

Modern Bluetooth Speaker with Wooden Charging Stand

Modern Bluetooth Speaker with Wooden Charging Standvideo
Modern Bluetooth Speaker with Wooden Charging Stand Introduction This is how I made a Bluetooth speaker. Bluetooth technology has evolved over the years to the point where anything could have bluetooth capabilities. The smart phone obviously is the first thing that comes to mind, but playing music from a smart phone to a wireless speaker has got to rank high up...

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 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...

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...