Tag Archives: Weekend

Weekend Venture: Build A Craftsman Wall Cabinet

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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

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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

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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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