How to Build a Modern Coat Rack | Your Projects@OBN
Learn how to build a modern coat rack that's both stylish and functional. Not many homeowners put much thought on their coat racks. It’s almost as if coat racks are an afterthought. For some, a simple hook will do. But then again, even the little things matter. So why put up with a boring c ...
11 Window Measuring Mistakes + How to Avoid Them | Blinds.com
Read this before you measure for custom blinds or shades! We're sharing the top window measuring mistakes to help you get blinds that fit the first time.
Height-Adjustable Outfeed Worktable
Height-Adjustable Outfeed Worktable: My garage floor is sloped and uneven. There is not a level spot to be found, which can be frustrating.In my quest for a more versatile garage workshop, I decided I wanted a mobile worktable that doubled as an outfeed table for my table saw. However,…
Door Mounting Aid
Mounting cabinet doors is often easier said than done. Getting the hinges mounted to the door usually isn’t too difficult. But when it comes time to align the door on the cabinet face frame and screw it in place, the exercise can become awkward and sometimes frustrating. Here’s an easy way to do that.
Turn a bar clamp into a vise
Instead of a pricey vise, this bench uses shop-made clamp blocks that hold typical one-hand ratcheting bar clamps inserted through holes in the bench’s front and end aprons, left. After removing the fixed jaw, the bar fits into the groove of the clamp block, and the bar’s roll pin holds the clamp in place once inserted, below left. These clamp blocks are designed to work with Irwin SL300 and Jorgensen ISD 3 expandable bar clamps. If you have a different clamp, test its fit in the blocks and…
Mallet in Under 1 Hour
Mallet in Under 1 Hour: A friend of mine, Adam Mackey challenged me to make a woodworking mallet in under one hour as part of his One Hour Builds Challenge. Before I get into the project I want to stipulate what the rules are of Adam's One Hour Builds Challenge. First, saf…
How to make edges look great on painted plywood projects | Kreg Tool
Learn how to smooth out rough edges on plywood quickly and easily to prepare them for a great-looking paint finish. All you need are a putty knife, some sandpaper, and ordinary spackle.
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Lumberjoe made me do it!
I made this version of a wooden Kant Twist clamp because "Lumberjoe":http://lumberjocks.com/replies/on/2096435/page/5 mentioned it which I thought this might be an interesting project. I was able to find complete dimensional drawings online which...