I have been wanting a large pastry board for a while now, and I finally got around to building one. It turned out GORGEOUS! I made mine out of walnut to get those deep beautiful tones. It is double-sided, which means I can flip it over and use the other side as a cutting board.
Every woodworker needs to have a way to flatten wood. If you think this requires you to own an expensive piece of equipment, you would be wrong. There are several options available for every budget. Each has its limits, but each can be used to create a nice flat surface to any wood plank or board.
I want to introduce you to one of my favorite workshop tools – the Kreg pocket hole jig. If you don’t own at least one pocket hole jig, you really ought to consider getting one. There is a jig for every price point and/or frequency of use.
One of the things that I love about the town that I live in all of the streetlights that are reminiscent of the last century. I am especially fond of them during the holidays when the town pulls out the seasonal decorations. This is what led me to build my own DIY Christmas lamppost complete with lantern.
Toys are some of the easiest things that you can make with wood. In fact, you rarely need to go out and buy wood to make a toy. Usually, you can accomplish several wooden toys just using the scrap wood left over from a previous project.
The following is a list of some of the easiest DIY wooden toys that I have made from scraps. Anyone can make these!