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How to Achieve a Mid-Century Modern Style

During the middle of the 20th century, from the mid-1940s to the 1970s, catalyzed by postwar effects, is the setting for what has come to be known as …

Design

Dimensions to Follow: Proper Furniture Spacing Basics

Have you ever been in a home that just feels right? One where chairs pull out easily from the dining table and conversation can be made without …

Lifestyle

Skill Builder: Getting Started with Google SketchUp for Woodworkers and Makers

SketchUp is free, robust, and really helps to bring your projects to life. I stumbled through the basics for way too long, so here are a few steps to …

Woodworking

Reference: Common Dimensions, Angles and Heights for Seating Designers

If you're designing a chair, sofa, stool, bench, booth or banquette, start here<p>Furniture dimensions don't come out of the air. They come out of heavy …

5 Table Saw Jigs Every Woodworker Should Have

I spend quite a bit of time setting up for projects on the tools. It’s amazing how much time it takes to make a few simple yet complex cuts. For the …

Woodworking

How to Build a Modern Coffee Table from Scratch

<i>Editor's Note: This project is an excerpt from the new book</i> The Art and Craft of Wood: A Practical Guide to Harvesting, Choosing, Reclaiming, …

Woodworking

11 Tools to Take Your Woodworking Projects from Hammer & Nails to Fit & Finished

Most of us get into woodworking from a practical point of view: we need to work on something around the house, so we head to the home center and get …

Woodworking

Designing & Building a Mid-Century Inspired Console

<i>We fawned over the handmade furniture of California-based foureyes back in 2012 so much that we decided to revisit the company to get some insight as</i> …

17 ways to fasten a tabletop

At first, the answer to the question of how to fasten a tabletop to the table structure may seem very simple. Only when we look at the problem a …

Woodworking

Brass, Walnut & Technology: Love Hultén's Beautiful Furniture Combines Old-School and Hi-Tech

The Swedish designer/builder perfectly bridges both worlds<p>There are not many designers who could take the concept of a 19th-Century writing desk and …

Make Cabinets the Easy Way

Okay, let’s hear ’em—your excuses for not making those cabinets you could use everywhere from your kitchen to your workshop: “Oooh, they have doors.” …

How to build an end table | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy article is about <b>how to build an end table</b>. Building a simple end table from wood is a great way to add character to any room, …

Woodworking

How to build a bar table | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy woodworking project is about <b>how to build a bar table</b>. Building a bar table would complement your patio in a beautiful manner, …

Woodworking

How to Install Edging for Plywood

Tips for installing oak and hardwood edgings for plywood.<p>Plywood is a great material for building cabinets, bookcases and shelves. But exposed edges …

How to Repair Your Own Furniture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joshua Klein.</i><p>Earlier this week, I explained <i>why</i> every man should know how to repair his own furniture, and …

10 Real Tips For Successfully Selling On Etsy

I have been selling my metal furniture, jewelry and trees on Etsy since 2007. I have been there and done that and I am still selling! Through the …

How to Make a Window

Woodworkers often find themselves doubling as the resident fixer-upper. As the go-to person who has the tools you’ll often be asked to “fix this” or …

Woodworking

13 DIY Kitchen Island Woodworking Plans

13 Free Kitchen Island Plans You Can DIY Today<p>DIY Kitchen Island Woodworking Plans<p>Updated February 12, 2018<p>These free kitchen island plans will help …

Ground Control Delivers Power and Style in Equal Measure

Posted in Decor and Space<p>Inspired by mid-century design and created by Brooklyn-based Juniper Design Studio, Ground Control is a series of brass, …

ManMade Essential Toolbox: Why Every Man Should Own a Speed Square

<i></i><br>I always like a tool whose name indicates its purpose. Oh, what's a screwdriver do? A citrus squeezer? How about a box cutter? The function is all …

Woodworking

Writing a screenplay

Download the PDF version of this lesson plan.<p>Introduction<p>Strong readers make the "movie" of a book in their minds. This lesson guides children …

Logitech Harmony paired with an iPhone is the ultimate universal remote

In the bedroom: Logitech Harmony Companion<p>I'm dead serious when I think the best-designed device in my home is this remote. We talk about curvy …

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board So You Can Use It Forever

Get your mineral oil ready. A wooden cutting board could potentially last your whole life.<p>“Whoever invented the glass or ceramic cutting board, I’d, uh, like to have have a little <i>conversation</i> with them,” <b>Brad Leone</b> said, fuming. Leone, our test kitchen manager, is all about the <i>wooden</i> cutting board. …

Woodworking

Why you should always choose a wooden cutting board

<b>No other work surface compares when it comes to cleanliness, knife maintenance, and - let's be honest - attractiveness.</b><p>Ask a chef what their most …

Food Preparation

The Top 10 Woodworking Ideas & Skills

Our best woodworking ideas, tips and tricks. Read this collection of carpentry basics to learn woodworking for beginners.<p>Make furniture-quality cuts …

Murdered Out Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman

One of the most iconic chairs of all time is getting a new look! Herman Miller is releasing the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman in an all-black …

How to Build a Bookcase: Step-by-Step Woodworking Plans

In-the-wall bookcases are elegant, but they can be difficult and expensive to construct. We show you an easier way to create a classic piece for any space.<p><b>I built my first bookcase</b> in middle school. A multitiered assemblage of wooden planks laid across stacks of bricks, it was reminiscent of pieces …

Jim Cardon's Stunning Custom Built Library, Inspired by "The Illusionist"

2,700 hours of labor, 10,000 pieces of Walnut and a nifty pull-out desk<p>Jim Cardon runs a custom woodworking firm in Denver, and I think he wins the …