Tag Archives: woodworking

Jefferson Chair

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Jefferson Chair

The Jefferson chair has been around for more than a century. Its also known as a bachelor’s chair. I call it a 3-in-1 Chair. Its a handy furniture piece, as it can be a step ladder, a seat and an ironing board. The last couple days I’ve been making up my own design of this vintage piece of furniture. Continue reading Jefferson Chair

Barkley the Bulldog bench dog

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Bench dogs

Something new in the workshop today, a new bench dog. This little guy showed up from the scrap wood pile. A couple layers of 3/4 inch plywood and a few nails. Would look fun just about any place, outdoors in the garden or on the desk as a paper weight. We’ve named him Barkley. 🙂 Continue reading Barkley the Bulldog bench dog

Santa Saying Shhh

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Santa Saying Shhh full size woodworking plan

Today we added a new woodworking plan to our online store, Santa Saying Shhh as he get’s ready to delivery his big bag of gifts. Our woodworking pattern is full size (but not life size). You will need a sheet of plywood at least 36 x 45.5 inches. Its possible you could make 3 from one sheet of plywood. Purchase a license today in our online store and you can make up to five to sell or giveaway!

Building an air solar panel

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An experiment in green technology

I had this idea over a year ago, just getting around to trying it out now. I am going to build a air source solar panel box using recycled cardboard tubes, a piece of plywood and a clear plastic panel I bought at the store. Follow along, ask questions and provide comments!
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