Grant Vanderbeek

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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 …

5 Table Saw Tips from Jimmy DiResta

We’ve covered some of Jimmy DiResta’s excellent <i>Jimmy Tips</i> series here before. In the episode embedded below, Jimmy runs through some of his favorite tips for working with a table saw. We went through the video and pulled out five of our favorite tips. While you’re on YouTube, be sure to check out …

Lampemm Armchair

Inspired by a Serbian WWII monument, the bold, angular design of the Lampemm Armchair is sure to become a highlight of any room it's placed in. It's …

Top 20 Best Prepper Gifts for any Survival Situation

Written by Pat Henry on The Prepper Journal.3.86/5 (7) Do you have a prepper on your shopping list? The occasion doesn’t matter really. It could be …

Yamaha to debut all-electric, two-wheel-drive concept bike at Toyko Motor Show

Battery-electric propulsion won't be limited to cars alone.<p>Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha is rolling out yet another electric motorcycle concept for the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, just as it did two years ago. This time around, that concept won't have one driven wheel -- it'll have two. This coincides …

The Pursuit of Perfection: Eastern Spirit’s CX500

Three years ago, Poland’s Eastern Spirit Garage exploded onto the custom scene with one of the best Honda CX500s ever built. Its immaculate lines even inspired automotive designer Charlie Trelogan to write a hugely popular guide, How To Build A Cafe Racer.<p>Lukas and Sylwester from Eastern Spirit are …

Triumph Bobber Magic

BMW's Radical W-3 Cruiser | UP TO SPEED

It’s been a decade since <b>BMW</b> cancelled the R1200C, but the firm has always intended to make a return to the cruiser category. Now we’ve seen the first …

Motorcycles

Behold The Tent Of The Future! Collects Solar Energy, Rainwater, And Folds Up For Easy Travel

When people are asked what type of people are part of the green community, most have a stereotypical view of hippies that live off the grid. In …

7 Ex-Military Vehicles On eBay That Would Dominate Fury Road

<i>"As the world fell it was hard to know who was more crazy. Me...or everyone else."—Max Rockatanski,</i> <b>Mad Max: Fury Road</b><p>If you ever find yourself trying …

Mad Max

Kahn Defender 2.2

Chelsea Truck Company, a London based part of Kahn Landmark, is no stranger to the capabilities and style of the Land Rover Defender. Paying careful …

La Dolce Vita — 2015 TOYOTA DEVOLRO DIABLO. LINE-X BLACK EDITION ....

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among many other things. And jigs are worth the time it takes to …

Woodworking

Exotic Wood Dining Tables by Costantini Design

DIY Folding Workbench - Wilker Do's

One of my favorite things in my shop is my folding workbench. I love having the ability to fold it down when it’s needed, but then tuck it back up …

Woodworking

Japanese carpentry

<b>Japanese carpentry</b> is carpentry in Japan. It is closely related to Japanese architecture and uses distinguished woodworking joints.<p>Though there is a …

How To: Build A Rustic Wooden Magnetic Utensil Holder

In a small apartment, counter space is at a premium. Knife blocks are huge and often unsightly, so I resolved to make an attractive, convenient solution. Several people commented that they would pay for such a product, so I opened Pretty River Woodworking on Etsy. As a second personal project, I …

Free Woodworking Projects, Plans & Techniques

Are you new to woodworking and looking for free woodworking projects, plans, tips, ideas & more? Look no further! <i>Popular Woodworking Magazine</i> has …

Announcing our April 2015 Workbench of the Month

We have a very unique workbench of the month for April 2015 which comes to us from David F. from Wichita, Kansas. David built a 1/3 scale model …

Fresh Paint: Drivable 1956 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible Project

This 1956 Cadillac Series 62 convertible is described as a complete driver example that has had the same owner since 1978. The car sports fresh paint …

A Case For Sharp Tools-The Lid

Now that I've been relieved of my secrecy by "the boss" I'm free to share some more about what ate up entirely too much of my December and …

Easy Wood Slat Swedish Style Shelving

<b>Click here to read the rest of this post about Easy Wood Slat Swedish Style Shelving</b>Hi everyone! I'm so glad you all loved the indoor playground bunk …

350/4-Speed: 1967 Chevrolet El Camino

This 1967 Chevrolet El Camino seems like a good, unpretentious driver with a nice mix of spec, condition and colors. We gather it’s a recent …

Classic Cars

Building a Mahogany Greene and Greene Bedside Table / Rockler How-to

This Greene and Greene bedside table completes a set of bedroom furniture that includes a dresser and bed.<p>In the February 2006 and April 2007 issues …

Build This Rustic Farmhouse Table

Farmhouse furniture is meant to be a little imperfect. That makes it hard to screw up<p>There's no better way to give thanks than to gather family and friends around an enormous table to share a feast. A farmhouse table would be the perfect spot. You could make one out of construction lumber and …

Woodworking

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Make furniture without screws, nails or fasteners of any type by using glue, miters and specialized wood joints. This type of woodworking takes longer and has, for the most part, been abandoned for speed and volume. Even though building furniture with these specialized methods is not superior, it …

Build a Farmhouse Dinner Table that's Tough to Screw Up

There's nothing like enjoying a family meal around a dinner table you built yourself. These plans for a farmhouse table date back to when actual …

Woodworking

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