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Weekend Venture: Build A Craftsman Wall Cabinet


There’s all the time a spot for a wall cupboard, particularly a small one. This piece, a bit of greater than a foot large, is made from butternut, an underused, medium-toned wood that works simply. As a result of this cupboard was destined for a kitchen, I outfitted the within to accommodate spices, however the identical-sized cupboard might maintain something from pottery to small books. The cabinets, on this case, are spaced to suit off-the-rack spice bottles, […]

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Weekend Venture: A Shaker-Inspired Wall Shelf


My spouse, Colleen, sometimes asks me to construct a bit of furnishings for our residence. I might love nothing greater than to honor these requests, however there by no means appears to be time. However a dangling shelf is one venture that I figured I might end shortly. I received the inspiration from a drawing of a peg-hung Shaker shelf in Ejner Handberg’s e-book, Store Drawings of Shaker Furniture and Woodenware, Vol. II. The shelf sides in Handberg’s […]

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Weekend Undertaking: Build an Arts and Crafts Bookcase


Of the various qualities that assist outline the Arts and Crafts fashion, maybe probably the most obvious is simple and trustworthy joinery. Wedged joints and via-tenons present the world how a bit was made. Quartersawn white oak, the quintessential Arts and Crafts materials, was clearly the wood of selection for this bookcase. Mortise-and-tenon joinery often requires exact becoming; nevertheless, these lengthy by way of-tenons must be a bit unfastened to suit simply by way of the mortises. […]

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