Ray Cole

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A touch of beech softens white cupboards

Room divide adds a nice touch

How to Distress Furniture in 6 Easy Steps

Love the look of furniture with history and patina? Learn how to distress furniture and give your pieces a beautiful aged look<p>If you’re looking for furniture with patina and a bit of history, you don’t need to scour flea markets or garage sales looking for distressed gems. In fact, you don’t even …

#84 Oak Burr (Burl) Woodturning Wall Sculpture Project

Woodturning

Meet Goliath — A Portable Robotic CNC

As the Chinese curse goes, “may you live in interesting times.” Sometimes, “interesting times” is actually a good thing. In the case of CNCs, there …

Teaching Woodworking Can Educate the Instructor

I was in the shop last night helping a friend with a project for a college design course. The course required her to carry a furniture piece through …

Decorative Leaves From Wood

DIY Sandblasting Cabinet and Etching Glass<p>Wooden Gordian Knot<p>Wood and Acrylic Knife Box<p>PVC Class<p>I absolutely love these! I am going to try to get …

Stylish Furniture Design by Luis Branco

Luis Branco is a product and furniture designer from Viana do Castelo, Portugal. While checking Behance for some inspiration I ended up in his …

Look what Howard Schroeder of Northfield, MN did with stuff he picked up at Minnesota Barnwood, LLC!!!

19 Ideas Of Solid Wood Bedroom Furniture As Great Furniture Ideas

The bedroom is off the kitchen and the bathroom one of the most important functional rooms in the apartment. Every day and every night use, this room …

Florian Schmid's two-legged tables intersect with mirrors

A pair of combined wall mirrors and dressing tables by Berlin designer Florian Schmid have gone into production with German furniture brand Zeitraum …

Furniture Designers: Here's a Very Cool Feature to Add to a Desk

Also, these two designers appear to have vanished into thin air<p>As someone with a messy desk, I so want this feature added to it:<p>This desk was …

Furniture

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Happy Monday, ManMakers! Today, I'm super excited to share an exclusive project with you. It's an excerpt from the new book <b>Build Stuff with Wood</b>, …

A Trip to the Wood Store

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A Look at Torsion Boxes

Everyone from furniture builders to door manufacturers to IKEA understands the value of a torsion box. A torsion box is a completely flat, very …

How to Make Beeswax Wood Polish (woodmouse recipe)

Over the years I've had many emails asking me how to make the natural beeswax and organic jojoba oil toy sealer I make and use on my wooden toys. So …

5 Types of Wood Glue

One size does not fit all when it comes to wood glue, and you'll need to know how to sift through the pile of options out there and choose the right …

DIY Concrete FireTable

Concrete

17 - How to Make A Vacuum Bag for Veneering

Vacuums

Oak and Plywood Coffee Table

Coffee Table

55 Cool And Practical Home Décor Hacks You Should Try

Life hacks are cool and useful and they can be organized in multiple categories. A lot of them are referring to home décor, showing how you can make …

Classic, Practical Furniture Design: Hans Wegner's Valet Chair

Made from humble materials, but literally fit for a King<p>You get undressed for bed, but your clothes aren't dirty enough to go in the hamper. Nor are …

The money-smart (and attractive) way to build thick legs

Start with attractive stock<p>When choosing boards for the leg faces (A) [<i>Drawing below</i>], look for clear material of similar color. This makes each leg …

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Wooden ball from wooden cube without a lathe

Power Tools

iPad charging stands in oak, wedge, walnut