American Woodworker

Free Product Guide >>

Receive New Posts

 


 

 

 

Woodwork 

Winter 2013-2014

Preview this issue

 

Woodworking Projects

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Next
  • Wooden Storm Door

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, March 11, 2014
    Wooden Storm Door Versatile design keeps winter winds out and lets summer breezes in. by Tim Johnson A storm door doesn’t just keep out the wind and rain. It’s the focal point of your home’s entryway; the first thing guests see when...
  • High Style, Low-Cost TV Cabinet

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, March 5, 2014
    High-Style, Low-Cost TV Cabinet Simple joinery makes it fast – plywood makes it inexpensive. By Gary Wentz The striking style of this cabinet was inspired by visits to upscale furniture stores where we found similar pieces selling for $1,500 or...
  • Steam Bent Music Stand

    by American Woodworker Editors     Sunday, March 2, 2014
    Steam Bent Music Stand “Learning to bend wood with steam takes practice, just like playing an instrument.” By Seth Keller Bending wood with steam always intrigued me, but I never tried it. The process seemed mysterious, complicated and maybe...
  • The Unsinkable Molly Brown's Parlor Table

    by AW-Editor     Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    The Unsinkable Molly Brown's Parlor Table This little charmer folds flat, then sets up in seconds. By Tim Johnson This table is an accurate reproduction of one purchased by Molly Brown and her husband in the late 1880s, when they were starting their...
  • Trophy Coffee Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Trophy Coffee Table Stunning Beauty Right from the Tree By Dave Munkittrick Big planks of wood with natural bark edges make my heart race. Most woodworkers share a desire to build something from a single, thick plank of wood. After 20 years of building...
  • Divided-Light Doors

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    Divided-Light Doors Add a masterful touch with classic glass doors. By Tom Caspar With the right set of router bits, a divided-light door is a lot easier to make than it looks. The key to success is simple: Measure and cut every single part first. To...
  • AW Extra 12/5/13 - Curly Maple Desk

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, December 2, 2013
    Curly Maple Desk Shop made veneer panels guarantees perfect grain match. By Bruce Kieffer I’ve built a lot of desks over the years, but this one is may favorite. The uncomplicated design really helps the book-matched curly-maple panels stand out...
  • Small Tools Cabinet

    by American Woodworker Editors     Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Small Tools Cabinet Simple joinery creates a compact cabinet with full-size storage. by Tim Johnson Simple joinery is the key. Everything assembles with rabbets and dadoes, glue and nails. The drawers feature applied bottoms with integral pulls. The upper...
  • Build Your Own French Doors

    by American Woodworker Editors     Friday, April 22, 2011
    Build Your Own French Doors Traditional joinery and stave construction make these doors stable and durable. by Brad Holden Let that sunlight in, enjoy the view, and make a grand entrance! French doors are simply doors with windows from top to bottom....
  • Craftsman-Style Outdoor Chair

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Craftsman-Style Outdoor Chair Jigs and fixtures make building this chair a breeze—whether it’s one or a whole yard full. By Randy Johnson If you’re looking for an outdoor chair that’s comfortable and stable, and yet light enough...
  • Hammock Stand

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Hammock Stand Make bent laminations on a big scale. By John English One sweeping curve, 18-ft. long: that’s the essence of this dramatic stand. Making up that curve are dozens of thin pieces of constructiongrade redwood, all glued together to make...
  • Craftsman-Style Outdoor Chair

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, April 11, 2011
    Craftsman-Style Outdoor Chair Jigs and fixtures make building this chair a breeze—whether it’s one or a whole yard full. By Randy Johnson If you’re looking for an outdoor chair that’s comfortable and stable, and yet light enough...
  • AW Extra - Café Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Café Table Transform rugged Australian jarrah into a graceful outdoor table. by Tom Caspar Picture yourself at a small, round café table with a cup of coffee and a newspaper. The world goes by along a busy boulevard. People are hurrying...
  • Tile-Topped Outdoor Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Tile-Topped Outdoor Table This sturdy white-oak table will last a lifetime and won’t blow over in the wind. by Jock and Susan Holmen If you love lounging on your deck and need a solid side table to hold your cool drink and snacks, here’s the...
  • AW Extra - Cypress Chest

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Cypress Chest Beautiful outdoor storage made to take the elements. by Dave Munkittrick Storage is like money; we never seem to have enough. Well, I can’t help you much with your finances, but I can give you a hand on the storage front. A frequently...