• How To Build A Bookcase

    My wife loves to read. I mean, she really loves to read. Not digitally though. She says flipping the page ...

    My wife loves to read. I mean, she really loves to read. Not digitally though. She says flipping the pages and physically holding a book are part of the experience. No Kindle or tablets for her. This ...

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  • Jamie And I Make A Jewelry Organizer Cabinet

    My wife has had a jewelry box on my “to make” list for quite some time. The very first woodworking projec ...

    My wife has had a jewelry box on my “to make” list for quite some time. The very first woodworking project I made was a small, simple jewelry box that she's simply outgrown. All of her jewelry just si ...

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  • Make A Wooden Cooler Box

    My boss at my last job asked me to make a wooden cooler box and I agreed. Fast forward 8 months and I'm j ...

    My boss at my last job asked me to make a wooden cooler box and I agreed. Fast forward 8 months and I'm just now getting around to it. Most of the cooler boxes you see out there lean towards a rustic ...

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  • Build A Bunk Bed

    Since buying our house my wife and I have decided to not purchase any more furniture. If a furniture need ...

    Since buying our house my wife and I have decided to not purchase any more furniture. If a furniture need arises we will (I will) just make what we want instead of buying. Due to the possibility of fa ...

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  • Pocket Hole Corner Cabinet

    This pocket hole corner cabinet is the last installment for the projects going to my relative. I've alrea ...

    This pocket hole corner cabinet is the last installment for the projects going to my relative. I've already made her a pair of bathroom vanities and a new set of kitchen cabinet doors for her new home ...

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  • Pocket Hole Step Stool #2

    This time of the year is always really busy for me. My day job is maintenance at an apartment complex in ...

    This time of the year is always really busy for me. My day job is maintenance at an apartment complex in a college town. So that means once all the college kids graduate in May they of course move out ...

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  • A Toy Box That Anyone Can Make

    Not every project requires a lot of expensive tools. For this toy box I only used a circular saw and a mi ...

    Not every project requires a lot of expensive tools. For this toy box I only used a circular saw and a miter saw to cut my parts and a Kreg Jig and a brad nailer for assembly. A circular saw can be a ...

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  • How To Make A French Cleat Pocket Hole Drill Charging Station

    This will be the last French cleat video for a little while. I've had a lot of fun organizing my shop but ...

    This will be the last French cleat video for a little while. I've had a lot of fun organizing my shop but I think I need to focus my attention away from the walls for a little bit. It is however my fa ...

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  • How To Make A French Cleat Pocket Hole Finishing Supply Rack

    I had no clue I had as much spray paint as I did until I made this project. Traditionally I stored my spr ...

    I had no clue I had as much spray paint as I did until I made this project. Traditionally I stored my spray cans and other finishing supplies in standard kitchen size upper cabinets. Storing them in d ...

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  • How To Make A DIY Pocket Hole Bar Stool

    Have you ever wanted to make a bar stool? Maybe for your home or shop. This is an extremely easy DIY bar ...

    Have you ever wanted to make a bar stool? Maybe for your home or shop. This is an extremely easy DIY bar stool that anyone can make. You can probably batch out a set of 4 of these in a few hours. Ther ...

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  • How To Make A Drill Press Table

    I made this drill press table in about 6 hours. It features four long drawers for storage, an open center ...

    I made this drill press table in about 6 hours. It features four long drawers for storage, an open center shelf, an adjustable fence, and a sacrificial plate in the middle. The layout diagram shows th ...

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  • Rustic Picture Collage Clip Board

    Some of you may recall this project from a long time ago. It's a rustic style picture collage clip board ...

    Some of you may recall this project from a long time ago. It's a rustic style picture collage clip board thingy. I'm sure someone else can come up with a better name. Anyway, I have been making these ...

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  • Make Quick, Strong, Easy Drawers

    Here is a quick video showing how I make my drawers 99 times out of 100. This is an easy process using po ...

    Here is a quick video showing how I make my drawers 99 times out of 100. This is an easy process using pocket hole screws and a floating bottom. I have never had a problem with this drawer constructio ...

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  • How To Make A Horse Themed Bench

    My most popular project to date is a 2x4 sitting bench. A lot of people have shown me their completed 2x4 ...

    My most popular project to date is a 2x4 sitting bench. A lot of people have shown me their completed 2x4 benches according to my plans as well as modify the design to incorporate some additional feat ...

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  • Make A SUPER EASY Key Holder Shelf

    I made a bunch of these last year but they were all finished in Amber Shellac. Lately we have been replac ...

    I made a bunch of these last year but they were all finished in Amber Shellac. Lately we have been replacing all of our lighter furniture with darker furniture. These key holder shelves are incredibly ...

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  • A Beautiful Cabinet From 2x4s

    Have you ever thought about making great pieces of furniture out of regular construction grade 2x4s? If y ...

    Have you ever thought about making great pieces of furniture out of regular construction grade 2x4s? If you have than you probably have also heard most people say that cheap pine 2x4s are junk, they t ...

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  • How To Make A Curtain Rod Shelf

    This is one of those really easy projects that will make a big difference to your room. I made a painted ...

    This is one of those really easy projects that will make a big difference to your room. I made a painted set for my living room last year and this time I wanted to make a smaller, stained version to m ...

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  • How To Build A Comfortable 2×4 Bench And Side Table

    In this tutorial I will show you how to build a bench and a couple side tables. However, in the video tut ...

    In this tutorial I will show you how to build a bench and a couple side tables. However, in the video tutorial I will only be building the bench. The tables are pretty self explanatory and I had no ne ...

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  • Pine Pocket Hole Sofa Table

    This was a fun project. It had a few "firsts" for me. This was my first time tapering legs, mortising wit ...

    This was a fun project. It had a few "firsts" for me. This was my first time tapering legs, mortising with a chisel, and the first time I have used floating blocks to secure a top. The project cost $6 ...

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  • Easy Pocket Hole Bookcase

    My wife is an avid reader. She spends as much time reading her favorite novels as I do in the shop. Combi ...

    My wife is an avid reader. She spends as much time reading her favorite novels as I do in the shop. Combine the two and you get a bookcase! A bookcase has been on the "honey-do" list for a while and I ...

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  • A Pair Of Bread Boxes

    I made these same bread boxes last Christmas as gifts for family. I was recently asked to make another br ...

    I made these same bread boxes last Christmas as gifts for family. I was recently asked to make another bread box and figured I would make two this time as well. It is one of those easy projects that w ...

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  • How To Build A 6 Foot Picnic Table

    Spring is among us already. The smell of fresh cut grass, the sound of birds chirping, and the warmth of ...

    Spring is among us already. The smell of fresh cut grass, the sound of birds chirping, and the warmth of the sun shining down. It's time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air and what better way to d ...

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  • How To Build A Full Size Loft Bed

    How to build a loft bed. This is for a full size bed. Everything you need to build it as well as the Sket ...

    How to build a loft bed. This is for a full size bed. Everything you need to build it as well as the SketchUp file for you to modify as needed is here. The foot board side is a full ladder that will s ...

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  • Rustic Magazine Rack

    Items needed for a mans bathroom: toilet, toilet paper, magazine rack. Original design is from Popular Wo ...

    Items needed for a mans bathroom: toilet, toilet paper, magazine rack. Original design is from Popular Woodworking. Video and review also made by Marc at Thewoodwhisperer.com. I have debated making a ...

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  • Twin Bunk Beds

    Construction grade lumber (LOTS of sanding). Standard twin size frames. Both ends double as ladders. All ...

    Construction grade lumber (LOTS of sanding). Standard twin size frames. Both ends double as ladders. All slats are 2x material with a relief cut on the bottom to only take up 3/4” on the rail. Solid a ...

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  • Farm Table #3

    L7’ x D32” x H36” Complete pocket hole construction. Laminated legs to 3” x 3”. All construction grade SY ...

    L7’ x D32” x H36” Complete pocket hole construction. Laminated legs to 3” x 3”. All construction grade SYP from local lumber yard. Customer to apply finish. Sketchup file available HERE. ...

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  • Ferret Cage

    My wife wanted a ferret. I wanted to make some sawdust :) We ended up getting two of them. The cage is 5’ ...

    My wife wanted a ferret. I wanted to make some sawdust :) We ended up getting two of them. The cage is 5’ long 6’ tall and 28” deep. The entire bottom is a tray that slides out to the left. [wpfilebas ...

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  • Simple Key Holder Shelves

    Outgrew the old one…or should I say over cluttered the old one. Just simple shelves out of a scrap 40” pi ...

    Outgrew the old one…or should I say over cluttered the old one. Just simple shelves out of a scrap 40” piece of 1×12. Wanted to throw something together to test out the new router table and try out Ta ...

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  • Farm Style Table #2

    I liked the last farm table I built so much that I decided to build one for myself. Total Cost $58.27 + 1 ...

    I liked the last farm table I built so much that I decided to build one for myself. Total Cost $58.27 + 10 hours labor. Solid construction grade pine. Amber shellac stain with 5 coats of Polycrylic. 7 ...

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  • Farm Style Table #1

    I built this farm style table this week. Everything was ripped out of left over 2×10 Lowes Top Choice lum ...

    I built this farm style table this week. Everything was ripped out of left over 2×10 Lowes Top Choice lumber from a remodel last year. The last picture shows why I built it. This is for our laundry ro ...

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  • Curtain Rod Shelves

    Since this post I have made a step by step tutorial with build video. Click here! 7’ long. Because it is ...

    Since this post I have made a step by step tutorial with build video. Click here! 7’ long. Because it is too high for anyone to see the top surface it is secured to the wall with pocket hole screws dr ...

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  • Chest of Drawers, Computer Desk, Dry Erase Board

    I built this dresser for my wife (girlfriend at the time). We were looking to buy one but didn't want to ...

    I built this dresser for my wife (girlfriend at the time). We were looking to buy one but didn't want to buy any cheap China dressers so we decided to build a cheap pine dresser. This was my first tak ...

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  • Blanket Chest #3 – Nichole

    This is my third chest to build. It is a wedding present for my sister. I went with the same design as my ...

    This is my third chest to build. It is a wedding present for my sister. I went with the same design as my last chest as it was just easy to build. I do not have a band saw anymore and did not want to ...

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  • Blanket Chest #2 – Jamie

    This is my second chest to build. As you can tell its just a pocket hole skeleton with panels attached to ...

    This is my second chest to build. As you can tell its just a pocket hole skeleton with panels attached to the inside. At the time I did not have a decent setup to do mortise and tenon joinery or float ...

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  • Rustic Style Picture Collage

    Build a Rustic Collage Style Picture Frame. Here are a few previous projects and 2 videos covering how to ...

    Build a Rustic Collage Style Picture Frame. Here are a few previous projects and 2 videos covering how to build one. ...

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  • How To Build A Pocket Hole Blanket Chest

    Size: 18"x18"x32". Species: Pine. Cost: About $60. This is a super simple way to get the nice floating pa ...

    Size: 18"x18"x32". Species: Pine. Cost: About $60. This is a super simple way to get the nice floating panel look without the complicated joinery and tools. Obviously if you can build a chest with flo ...

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  • How To Build A Pocket Hole Step Stool

    I went into the shop today to finish up a blanket chest. I ended up making a step stool.... Here are some ...

    I went into the shop today to finish up a blanket chest. I ended up making a step stool.... Here are some pictures and a video to guide you through building one of your own. The design was slightly mo ...

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  • How To Build 2 Outdoor Arm Chairs And A Side Table

    Spring is here and the smell of fresh cut grass is in the air. Life just feels better this time of the ye ...

    Spring is here and the smell of fresh cut grass is in the air. Life just feels better this time of the year. A few pieces of outdoor furniture makes it all more enjoyable. But STOP! Don't even think a ...

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  • 10′ Picnic tables

    A while ago I was asked to build a couple large picnic tables. They were to be used under a carport for t ...

    A while ago I was asked to build a couple large picnic tables. They were to be used under a carport for teaching classes at the Mississippi Modern Homestead Center. The design I came up with was going ...

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  • Adding a table saw extension wing

    I have a list of “to do” items for the shop that seems to be getting longer daily. One of which is to mak ...

    I have a list of “to do” items for the shop that seems to be getting longer daily. One of which is to make some extension wings for my table saw. Eventually they will be used as router tables. I decid ...

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