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558 Utensil Drawer Organizer “Forks, spoons and knives…oh my!”

February 5, 20174 Comments

It’s easy to be inspired in the kitchen to make something, and I’m not just referring to food either (okay, maybe I am just a little.) Items for use in the kitchen are popular projects, not only with our spouses but often with family and friends. My wife Samantha has a long list of things […]

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554 Small bowl for holding stuff

January 4, 201611 Comments

I can’t believe this is happening to me, but I’m getting bit by the turning bug and it’s obvious it’s contagious! Now that my time in the shop is currently less than it use to be, I really want to be able to knock out a project or two from start to finish, and the […]

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535 Wood body coffee scoop

December 12, 20146 Comments

Mornings can be rough for me, but a good cup of coffee can make all the difference. Over the years we’ve tried several different coffee makers, including the K-cups, but in the end we always come back to our good old Mr. Coffee coffee maker. As a result it’s important to make sure I get […]

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531 Desktop Album Rack

October 10, 20140 Comments

No one will ever be able to say the Vanderlist family vinyl collection is overwhelming. It’s diverse to say the least, but that has more to do with them being picked up solely for use in a photo shoot by my wife versus played. Actually, we don’t even own a turntable, so even if we […]

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516 Platform Bed Pt 5 “We have legs!”

January 5, 20149 Comments

It’s official, the platform bed now has legs to stand on! We constructed and shaped them awhile ago, but finally attached them to the rest of the subassembly just recently. My biggest concern is making sure they’re properly reinforced and can withstand potentially being dragged across a floor or from a leap across the room […]

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Sneak peek of episode No. 514 “The legs have it!”

November 14, 20131 Comment

There’s nothing I hate more than being late getting the next video posted in a build series! Unfortunately life happens and that’s all I can say about it. The good news is that I’ll be back in the shop soon to finish up this next episode which features my technique, over on the band saw, […]

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513 Platform Bed Build No. 2 “A Box”

November 3, 201312 Comments

The next component of the platform bed build to tackle is the box encasing the undercarriage assembly. It has three purposes: First, it’s a means to support the undercarriage assembly for when it’s attached to the platform proper. Second, it’ll act as part of the support and reinforcement system for when we attach the legs […]

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501 Maple Table Base Pt 1

February 8, 20134 Comments

Today’s episode is the first of a two part series on the construction of a solid Maple table base built for our friend’s daughter. The tabletop is a pre-manufactured top with a Maple edge banding, so we won’t be covering the construction of it. In this first part I’ll demonstrate creating a template pattern for […]

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474 Shelves and drawers pt 4

January 15, 20122 Comments

It’s a new year, but we have a little work to finish up from the previous year.  As promised, today’s episode is the wrap up to our “Shelves and drawers” series. In part four we complete the “Shelves and drawers” by building the drawer fronts from solid maple, attaching the bases to each of the […]

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473 Shelves and drawers pt 3

December 19, 20110 Comments

In part three of the “Shelves and drawers” build we tackle the construction of the solid maple bases. All four pieces stand on the same style of base, so except for the lengths of the support beams between the tall shelving units and the short drawer units, we can once again gang up and make […]

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