Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'arts and crafts'

  • Advertise with us
View Fatherlewis's profile

Cheap wood 101

10-10-2016 02:27 PM by Fatherlewis | 5 comments »

Hi fellow LJs. I must say that in my first couple of months here, I have learned a lot. This place is a wealth of knowledge and good ideas, and maybe some not too good ideas. But hey, we are all adults here, and we share our triumphs and defeats, good ideas and bad(if there really is such a thing), as well as good deals, trade secrets, and all other things woodworking. So I found a steal of a deal on the hardwood rough sawn lumber over the weekend. My excitement poured over on the insid...

Read this entry »

View Wes Harville's profile

How I built custom interior doors for around $40 each

09-04-2016 12:46 PM by Wes Harville | 6 comments »

I have low ceilings in my basement, so I needed doors that are about 6” shorter than standard. I would have just bought them, but the factory would just cut 6” off the bottom leaving me with a 2” bottom rail which would have looked very unproportional. I didn’t want to spend the time or money on building frame and panel doors so I spent a week wracking my brain until I came up with this method. Hope you enjoy!!

Read this entry »

View WoodworkinPROGRESS's profile

Small workshop struggles with clutter; taking shortcuts

08-24-2016 04:21 AM by WoodworkinPROGRESS | 1 comment »

The past couple years ive developed a passion for woodworking. its my time where i can get so focused on my projects and completely block out anything the world is throwing at me at any given time. I guess you can say the craft itself is basically my therapist, only if i were to substitute a real therapist id probably save about 10x the money that i do on tools, but they are beginning to get to the point where they are starting to pay themselves off. In my opinion where the true passion for ...

Read this entry »

View ShaunMeighan's profile

Weathering my NASA toolbox!

07-24-2016 05:42 PM by ShaunMeighan | 0 comments »

View on YouTube Well, here is the next part in my series of making a NASA toolbox! In this episode, I weather the box to make it look more used! Hope you enjoy!

Read this entry »

View EarlS's profile (online now)

Taliesin Desk Build - How's and Why's #1: Part #1 - Where to Start

07-17-2016 01:53 PM by EarlS | 4 comments »

First things first: I am a mostly self-taught woodworker that has been at it for about 20 years. I’ve made a wide range of projects, mostly focused around furniture and accessories for the house, typically Craftsman, Arts and Crafts, Stickley, and Greene and Greene influences. I’ve been working in the chemical manufacturing world as a chemical engineer for 27 years. I’m currently a Project Engineer by day, working for one of the largest corn processing companies in the world building ch...

Read this entry »

View ShaunMeighan's profile

NASA Inspired Toolbox!

07-14-2016 08:10 PM by ShaunMeighan | 0 comments »

Hey all, just wanted to share with you my NASA inspired toolbox! I’ve weathered it (separate post coming on that) and am really happy with how it turned out! View on YouTube

Read this entry »

View svfdfireman's profile

Toys & Joys plan # 32 Big Rig

07-03-2016 12:19 PM by svfdfireman | 4 comments »

I just received the T & J plan for the Big Rig. I am building 2 of these for the Shipping managers of the sandpaper company I work for. I have not started yet but have been looking over the plans. Photos, hints and warnings would be helpful. I would like to customize it any ideas of things to add? The rigs will be to celebrate the 50th year in business. The trailer will have the company logo and slogan. Maybe picture of the product done on decal paper.

Read this entry »

View Douglas's profile

Blogging instead of Woodworking #21: At Last, a Morris Chair, Part 2 (final)

06-23-2016 04:25 PM by Douglas | 0 comments »

I just posted up part 2 of the Morris chair build on my blog, going into finishing and upholstery. The exciting conclusion with lots of pictures. LJ’s Project page here. blog entry at Thanks for looking.

Read this entry »

View Douglas's profile

Blogging instead of Woodworking #20: At Last, a Morris Chair, Part 1

06-21-2016 04:10 PM by Douglas | 0 comments »

I just blogged (with lots of photos) about the Morris Chair I built this past spring. This part 1 goes through most of the build, and part 2 will be finishing, upholstery and stuff. For LJs, I’m also posting a project here too. (link fixed!) Here’s a few pictures…

Read this entry »

View revieck's profile

Tuning Emma's plate.

06-21-2016 11:09 AM by revieck | 3 comments » Music : Thingamajig by Audionautix. YouTube music. turned this plate for Emma. The wood came from the old farm house that stood on her property.

Read this entry »

1 2 3 4 ... 93 next »
923 entries

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics