• $0 Marking Gauge

    This works surprisingly well. I started off just messing around in the shop happened to have these items ...

    This works surprisingly well. I started off just messing around in the shop happened to have these items fairly close on the workbench. I sat for a minute and it dawned on me that I could make an inex ...

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  • Window Frame Picture Frame

    My wife and I received a 3 piece panoramic picture for Christmas. They looked awfully plain just sitting ...

    My wife and I received a 3 piece panoramic picture for Christmas. They looked awfully plain just sitting there. With the image being a wonderful outdoor scene I thought it would be neat if I were in a ...

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  • Two Toy Boxes

    A couple toy boxes for my wife’s nephew and cousin’s child. My wife painted the scenes on the lids. MDF b ...

    A couple toy boxes for my wife’s nephew and cousin’s child. My wife painted the scenes on the lids. MDF boxes wrapped in pine. My first tongue and groove joint on the lids with mitered corners. Not a ...

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  • Another cutting board

    I made this one for my mom for Christmas. Red oak with 2 poplar accents. Pic is after one soaking of mine ...

    I made this one for my mom for Christmas. Red oak with 2 poplar accents. Pic is after one soaking of mineral oil. 30 degree chamfer on bottom edge to easily pick it up. ...

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  • Built in Bunk Bed and “Elf Bunk Beds”

    The customer wanted some built in bunk beds. The first image is of what she called “elf beds”. They are a ...

    The customer wanted some built in bunk beds. The first image is of what she called “elf beds”. They are an odd size so she will be making some custom mattresses for them. The other bed is a built in t ...

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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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  • A Pair of Bread Boxes and Matching Trash Can

    A pair of bread boxes. They were painted red with a 3d International Harvester logo glued on. For family ...

    A pair of bread boxes. They were painted red with a 3d International Harvester logo glued on. For family Christmas presents. The hinges were chosen to add to the farm/tractor feel.  Complete pocket ho ...

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  • A Pair of Trash Cans

    A pair of trash cans for gifts. I was going for a slightly more rustic look. They will be well used (bord ...

    A pair of trash cans for gifts. I was going for a slightly more rustic look. They will be well used (borderline abused) in both homes they are going to so I was not concerned too much with perfection. ...

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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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  • Weekend Wall Shelf with a twist from TheWoodWhisperer

    Taken directly from the WoodWhisperer’s website. Only change is that I am using 2x construction pine and ...

    Taken directly from the WoodWhisperer’s website. Only change is that I am using 2x construction pine and threw some horse shoes. All from one piece of 2×10x10 from Lowes. Anyone can build one of these ...

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  • Horse Shoe Theme Trash Can

    Solid Pine. No plywood. The front and back panels are glue ups of random width boards. The sides are a st ...

    Solid Pine. No plywood. The front and back panels are glue ups of random width boards. The sides are a straight cut of 1×12. First panel glue up without pocket hole screws and I love it! Also, I final ...

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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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  • Kitty Litter Cabinet

    I didn't build this per say. I had a oak base cabinet given to me and decided it would be perfect to conc ...

    I didn't build this per say. I had a oak base cabinet given to me and decided it would be perfect to conceal our cat litter. This naturally calms the odor and keeps my pesky dogs out of it. The cabine ...

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  • Second Woodworking Project

    This is a simple little box I made some years ago. At the time I had just acquired some woodworking tools ...

    This is a simple little box I made some years ago. At the time I had just acquired some woodworking tools and had the itch to make some sawdust. I had previously made a box for my shop and wanted to m ...

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  • Makeup Vanity

    This vanity was built for my wife. She wanted plenty of storage, a mirror, and good lighting. I mounted a ...

    This vanity was built for my wife. She wanted plenty of storage, a mirror, and good lighting. I mounted a surge protector power strip in the top right drawer for her hair dryer and other items. I also ...

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  • My Very First Woodworking Project

    This is the very first project I made with wood. Its more of a keepsake now. It was home to my router bit ...

    This is the very first project I made with wood. Its more of a keepsake now. It was home to my router bits and tools for a while. Now it just sits in the corner and collects dust. Its nothing special ...

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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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  • CD Cabinet for my Dad

    This is a small cabinet I built for my dad for Christmas. It is a CD cabinet with the bottom shelves size ...

    This is a small cabinet I built for my dad for Christmas. It is a CD cabinet with the bottom shelves sized for a CD case. The top shelf happens to be perfect height for DVD cases. If I knew how techno ...

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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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  • 4′ x 7′ Bookshelves

    I ended up building 2 of these for a store in Memphis, TN. They are a full 8’ tall, 4’ wide, and 18” deep ...

    I ended up building 2 of these for a store in Memphis, TN. They are a full 8’ tall, 4’ wide, and 18” deep. They have a drilled peg system running the length of the sides. She wanted it painted but als ...

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  • Entertainment Center

    This is my first commissioned project in 2008. It was for my uncle and more of a learning experience than ...

    This is my first commissioned project in 2008. It was for my uncle and more of a learning experience than anything. It is simply 2 bookcases bolted to a center cabinet with a crown that sits on top. A ...

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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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  • Blanket Chest #1 – Ruth

    This was my first chest to build. At the time I did not have a reliable way of making mortise and tenon j ...

    This was my first chest to build. At the time I did not have a reliable way of making mortise and tenon joinery nor floating panels so as you can tell this build is with pocket hole screws. This is si ...

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  • Fancy Picture Frame

    My first attempt at a decent looking picture frame. I learned a lot from this build. Ended up using keyed ...

    My first attempt at a decent looking picture frame. I learned a lot from this build. Ended up using keyed miter corners. I agree the dentil molding could have been aligned a bit better but oh well. Ma ...

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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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