Category: Large Projects

  • Linda’s Sewing Cabinet

    Linda’s kind patience in allowing me to slip several projects for other folks in front of her sewing cabinet finally paid off. Made of birch plywood and maple trim, with a sewing machine lift and eight storage drawers, the sewing cabinet was immediately pressed into service making face masks for family, friends and local healthcare […]

  • Linda’s Cutting Table

    A long time in the dreaming and designing stages, Linda’s 40 x 60 cutting table has finally made it into her sewing room. Made from birch plywood and maple, this cutting table also features room for sixteen 11 x 11 x 11 cloth storage boxes, four vertical storage areas and four locking dual wheel casters […]

  • Garage Storage Units

    This project consists of four separate shelving / storage units for the back wall of the garage. The two base units are identical, while the left upper unit features slatwall storage, mostly for sports equipment, and the right upper unit features adjustable shelving. Each unit is made from 1/2 and 3/4 S1S AC plywood, with […]

  • Linda’s Drop Front Desk

    Inspired by a design in Woodsmith magazine, this drop front desk will fit nicely into Linda’s office, which does double duty as our guest room. With the desk closed, the Murphy bed will have plenty of room to open without having to rearrange the furniture, as we have to do now. This desk will have […]

  • Workbench Cabinet and Saw Stands

    This workbench cabinet, chop saw stand and bench saw stand were designed to work with the Classic Workbench project. The workbench cabinet will sit on the leg stretchers of the workbench and features three soft close drawers and one small cabinet area behind a Shaker style panel door. The two saw stands were designed with […]

  • Classic Workbench

    This is a joint project with my friend, James. We are building a riff on the famous Plate 11 workbench from Roubo’s “The Art of the Joinery,” along with coordinating mobile stands for James’s chop and bench saws.

  • The Cottage – Garden Shed / Greenhouse

    For our multi-purpose garden shed / greenhouse, Linda and I started the Dream phase of our Dream :: Design :: Do process with a simple wish list: We staked out an 8′ x 12′ area east of our existing garden, and our design began to take shape in SketchUp. With pavers given to us by […]