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Pottery Barn Inspired Shoe Storage

I’ve always wanted a really beautiful entryway. I have had visions of a Pottery Barn picture perfect entry space since we moved into the house on …

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Canadiano, a lifestyle Brand

Light, Medium or Dark?<p>Select from our carefully curated coffee selection. Available in both Grounds & Beans. Roasted weekly in Toronto.<p>Something …

How To Build A Bookcase

Our pine bookcase features simple construction and it's designed to be built with basic woodworking tools. Yet, the finished project is a worthy and useful addition to any room of the house.<p>High-end furniture projects are great to dream about. But unless you have a well-equipped shop and some …

Giacomo Rocker Chair With Minimalist Design In White Oak

There’s a prejudice against rocking chairs – they are thought to be old-fashioned. But that’s not true! Rocking chairs fir modern design and …

Can You Make a Frisbee Out Of Wood?

How to Use a Rafter Square

The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your square and get the most out of this tool.<p>The Rafter Square, or Speed Square, does more than mark perpendicular lines. Here's how to make sense of all the numbers on your …

Build a Bench, Help a Serviceman

One of the biggest obstacles to beginning woodworkers is carving out a space to work in, and building a bench to work on.<p>Recently, I built a pair of …

The Moravian Stool Joins the Military

I can see the headlines now: “Schwarz Loves Nazi Buttocks.”<p>Oh well, it has been worse than that lately.<p>An astute reader – Mark Firley – was doing …

How to Build a Wooden Bench: DIY Woodworking Project

Here's an easy weekend woodworking project that pairs a stylish seat with some extra storage space.<p>At several spots in our home, I've thought aloud, "Boy, wouldn't it be great to have a seat right here?" And, just as often, "Boy, wouldn't it be great to have a storage space right here?" Besides the …

Outdoor Oven Ideas For Summer Fun

There is little that is more appealing than al fresco dining in the summer months. Indeed, there is something quite liberating about dining outside …

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Medici Outdoor Chair

While there's certainly nothing wrong with the classic Adirondack chair — they look great, and are perfect for wasting away a summer afternoon — the …

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Skill Builder — Understanding Basic Woodworking Tools

Getting Started with 5 Basic Hand Tools<p>First off, I’m going to focus on what I consider to be the five basic hand tools for working with wood. These are the fundamentals that will allow you to build most anything. Keep in mind that no one tool is right for everyone. The hammer that I love might be …