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DIY King Size Bed Free Plans

Holy guacamole. This is a big darn bed. I’m so glad I finally get to reveal it to you! To keep up with all of our projects, be sure to follow us on …

How to: Make a Sturdy Pair of Folding Saw Horses

Saw horses are some of the oldest work holding and support systems, and they still do a great job, centuries later. But now that they compete for …

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$70 Restoration Hardware Inspired Trestle Door Coffee Table

Hi everyone! It’s Jill from The Rozy Home and I’m here to share one of my favorite projects so far – my version of the Restoration Hardware Trestle …

Wood Coasters

DIY Rising Table<p>Cedar Strip Kayak<p>Make a Carved Box Form Firewood<p>PVC Class<p>Hi Mike<p>The coasters are beautiful! I'm trying to transfer photos to the wood …

Apply Blemish-Free Varnish for a Finish as Smooth as Glass

Varnish protects and beautifies wood grain furniture, but it's difficult to apply without getting streaks or drip marks. Start with a high-quality …

I Can Do That: Victorian Side Table

By Megan Fitzpatrick<p>In Feature Articles, I Can Do That! – Simple Woodworking Projects and Instruction, Projects, Shelving & Storage, Tables &</i> …

Skill Builder: Making A Butterfly Spline (Or “Arikata”)

<i>We asked Make: contributor Len Cullum to contribute some pieces on understanding basic woodworking tools and techniques. In this article, he outlines the process for making the butterfly spline, known in Japanese as “arikata. — Gareth</i><p>When working with wider, thicker slabs of wood, it is not …

The Six Keys to Sight Fishing

I'm at the age where I need reading glasses. My eyesight isn't what it once was. But I am a better sight fisherman now than I ever have been. I'm …

Woodworking 101

<b>Your weekly Dose of Spurgeon</b><br>The <b>PyroManiacs</b> devote some space each weekend to highlights from the lifetime of works from the Prince of Preachers, …

Woodworking

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build an Andrew Table

This fine looking specimen has quite a bit in common with one of our most loved on project plans, the Indoor / Outdoor Provence Beam Dining Table, …

Woodworking

How to Field Dress a Squirrel | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p><b>**Disclaimer: This post contains a graphic step-by-step depiction of</b> …

The Pros and Cons of Buying Flies Online

Fly shops are called "fly shops" for a reason.<p>A good friend of mine owns a shop that does several hundred thousand dollars a year in total sales. How …

Tool School: Start Basic Woodworking with a Jigsaw

Whether you're building a step stool or a table, you can start your woodworking career by building with a jigsaw. Jigsaws can cut straight as an …

Vertical Garden, Vegetal Wall / Fense From Recycled Wood

Crate Lamp/Shelf! Made From Reused Material!!<p>How to Grow a Pothos Plant in Water<p>Mario Planter Box<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Any current pictures? …

Three Trailer Mods That Will Make Your Jigs More Lethal

It’s no secret that the jig is one of the most versatile bass lures ever created. They work all year long, and while many of us are still slowly …

Four Best "Worms" for Ice Fishing and How to Use Them

<i>Illustrations by Pete Sucheski</i><p>When lakes and ponds freeze, out come tackle-shop signs advertising cute-sounding larva baits like butterworms and …

How to Start Fly Fishing

I’ve been getting some inbound questions about fly fishing. It’s fun to get those and try to answer them. Many of the questions cover the same …

Roundup: 13 Awesome Outdoor Furniture & Design DIY Projects

This weekend, I've got plans to help spruce up a friend's backyard. The inspiration is abundant and I've rounded up 13 do-it-yourself projects to get …

Wooden Apple IPad Protective Box

Introduction: Wooden Apple IPad Protective Box<p>About: Maker On YouTube More About AverageJoesJoinery »<p>I made this wooden box/case to enable me to take …

Japanese woodwork: A tradition hundreds of years old, but still as cool as ever 【Video】

One of the beautiful aspects of Japanese culture is the dichotomy between, yet the harmony of, modern technology and steadfast tradition. On one hand …

Easy DIY Platform Bed (free plan)

Having beautiful furniture isn’t about roaming the stores and spending plenty of money in the process. No, it’s actually about having a good taste …

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Bait Guide: How to Catch Bass in Any Pond

<i>By: Curtis Niedermier; Ilustration by: Mike Sudal</i><p>I love tearing across a vast reservoir in a bass boat as much as the next guy, but I probably spend …

How to Make Your Own Scent-Free Deodorant

Photo by Luke Nilsson<p>Think organic deodorant isn’t for you? It’s actually perfect for deer hunters, because it battles sweat and odor, and gives off …

How to Build a Wooden Wagon

A toy wagon is the quintessential holiday gift, even in an age as digital as this one. It doesn't need batteries, and it's nearly impossible to wear out. It never goes out of style. Your kids will be hauling the dog around in it within a week. And if you build your wagon well, someday their kids …

DIY Wood Table Collects Sunlight and Glows at Night

Woodworkers often throw out wood with pits, holes, or other imperfections because those imperfections make the material difficult to work with. Pecky …

6 Beginner Ways to Use a Woodworking Router

Any woodworker is well-acquainted with the router's myriad uses. The tool comes in handy for many projects around the house, both functional and …

Make It: Easy DIY Gold Log Candle Holders

The holidays may be over, but that doesn't mean you have to put all the shimmery goodness away! These gold log candle holders are equal parts glam …

DIY Wooden Coffee Table

Yes. Another coffee table. I know. Apparently we just can’t make up our minds on this very important piece of living room furniture.<p>If you’re new to …

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