American Woodworker

Free Product Guide >>

Receive New Posts

 


 

 

 

Woodwork 

Winter 2013-2014

Preview this issue

 

Woodworking Projects

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Next
  • AW Extra 6/6/13 - Mobile Miter Saw Stand

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    Mobile Miter Saw Stand Get more from your miter saw with a stand that handles everything. By Richard Tendick This stand has everything you could want. With the wings up, it can handle 8-ft.-long boards on either side. With wings down, the stand is only...
  • AW Extra 3/21/13 - Shaker Sideboard

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, June 24, 2009
    Shaker Sideboard Traditional looks, but an updated construction By Randy Johnson The essence of Shaker design is simplicity. Although I didn’t use traditional construction techniques in this project, I did keep it simple. Behind this sideboard’s...
  • AW Extra 5/2/13 - Two-Drawer Coffee Table

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, August 6, 2009
    Two-Drawer Coffee Table Pass-through drawers offer two-sided convenience. By Tim Johnson A coffee table isn’t just for coffee. It displays interesting reading and serves the Saturday night pizza. It hosts Scrabble games, labors under kids’...
  • AW Extra 1/17/13 - Sliding Dovetail Bench

    by AW-Editor     Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    Sliding Dovetail Bench Super-strong router joints give it elegant simplicity. By Tim Johnson This elegant bench has humble origins: Its forebears have been sat upon, stepped on and dragged about for centuries. Utilitarian ancestry is readily apparent...
  • AW Extra 5/30/13 - Dovetailed Tool Box

    by American Woodworker Editors     Wednesday, September 2, 2009
    Dovetailed Tool Box Fill it, carry it, bang it around: These joints will last forever. By Seth Keller A lightweight, sturdy toolbox is perfect for odd jobs around the house. Carpenters used to make their own, just nailed together. I’ve built a more...
  • AW Extra 6/13/13 - Modern Mission Cabinet

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, September 10, 2009
    Modern Mission Cabinet Simple jigs create stylish joints. By Tim Johnson My dog’s energetic tail inspired this cabinet. Anything within wagging range was endangered, including a number of my favorite antique toys. After one-too-many near misses...
  • AW Extra 7/4/13 - Home Office Cabinets

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, July 12, 2010
    Home Office Cabinets A flexible design for today's totally wired family. By George Vondriska and Ken Collier H as your computer become the nerve center of your home? Are you finding that your family spends more and more time at the computer, both...
  • AW Extra 4/24/14 - Improved Crosscut Sled

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, April 21, 2014
    Improved Crosscut Sled A split fence guarantees accurate cuts By Tom Caspar Whenever I want to make an accurate square cut, I reach for my crosscut sled. Unlike a miter gauge, its right-angle setting doesn’t need constant tweaking. My cuts are always...
  • AW Extra 2/20/14 - The Ultimate Shop-Built Crosscut Sled

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, February 20, 2014
    The Ultimate Shop-Built Crosscut Sled It's safe, it slides like a dream and replaceable throat plate makes it last forever! By Travis Larson A good tablesaw sled makes perfect crosscuts easy, accurate and very safe. In addition, a well-designed sled...
  • Wooden Fishing Lures

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, June 18, 2013
    Wooden Fishing Lures Turning the body is only half the fun. By Alan "Hook" Lacer When I picked up Dudley Murphy and Rick Edmisten's Fishing Lure Collectibles (see Sources, below), my interests in fishing, antiques and wood turning met head...
  • AW Extra 3/7/13 - Treasured Wood Jewelry Box

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    Treasured Wood Jewelry Box Make a big splash with a small piece of rare wood. By Tom Caspar and Jon Stumbras I’ll bet somewhere in the dark recesses of your shop you’ve squirreled away a small piece of special wood, just waiting for the right...
  • AW Extra 12/6/12 - Mission Bookstand

    by AW-Editor     Sunday, August 31, 2008
    Mission Bookstand Display your scrapbooks, photo albums and woodworking skills. By Tom Caspar Woodworkers like to see how things work, right out in the open. We love looking at gears, levers and cams, and when it comes to furniture, there’s nothing...
  • AW Extra 10/3/13 - Classic Country Hutch

    by American Woodworker Editors     Thursday, October 3, 2013
    Classic Country Hutch American style and classic hardwood create a timeless treasure By Tim Johnson Tall and stately, this cupboard promises to be the focal point of any dining area. A functional wonder, it combines elegant display with spacious storage...
  • AW Extra 10/10/13 - Country-Style Grandfather Clock

    by American Woodworker Editors     Tuesday, October 8, 2013
    Country-Style Grandfather Clock By Tim Johnson For many of us, a grandfather clock is the ultimate project. Traditional high-style clocks often involve such advanced skills as spiral turning, veneering and figure carving, to say nothing of the cost of...
  • AW Extra 8/8/13 - Log Cabin Writing Desk

    by American Woodworker Editors     Monday, June 3, 2013
    Log Cabin Writing Desk Rustic tradition meets modern style. By Chris Cander and Mark Love Coziness is built right into this desk, because it was inspired by a log cabin. Squint a bit and you’ll see logs and chinking—the muck-and-straw mixture...