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WoodworkerZ – Woodworking Tips And Techniques. 10 Different Styles of Planter Boxes. Build self watering planters. Introduction Save water and grow healthier veggies and flowers with a self-watering planter.

Build self watering planters

This attractive cedar design uses perforated drain pipe to store and distribute the water. About Self Watering Pot Planters Who doesn’t love to grow fresh salad greens, tomatoes and herbs? But growing veggies during high summer means daily watering, which becomes a problem when you go away for vacation. Last summer, we decided to build self-watering planters that we could leave for a week without watering. The total cost of this 3 x 6-ft. cedar planter was $330. Building With Bamboo: Bamboo Planter Box and Trellis. 3-Season Wooden Planter Box Plans. Home Landscaping Planter Boxes Enjoy lush, blooming plants spring, summer and fall.

3-Season Wooden Planter Box Plans

Introduction This Adirondack chair and matching love seat are designed for outdoor comfort.

They're designed for easy assembly, so that a novice can build them. And you can build them from inexpensive, durable wood that, once stained, looks beautiful. Overview, tools and materials. Matthew Maixner doesn’t like to carry his shoes up to his room.

His dad, Mark, doesn’t like having shoes lying around. So Matthew dreamed up this solution and Mark executed it. To build these stair drawers, two drawer boxes fit between the stair stringers, and the stair riser acts as the drawer front. When the drawer is closed, you wouldn’t know it’s there. If you adopt Matthew’s idea, be sure to use self-closing slides. “These stair drawers were my son’s idea and it works great.

We’ve go even more great ideas like this! Photo: Courtesy of Mark Maixner. Make a Reclaimed or Scrap Wood Quilt - Popular Woodworking Magazine. This beautiful dining table, made by Gilad Erjaz, is comprised of many short segments of reclaimed wood.

Make a Reclaimed or Scrap Wood Quilt - Popular Woodworking Magazine

To build this workbench top I used thick hardwood pallet rails, also known as Stringers, which I milled and glued together. The table’s trestle base is made from exceptionally thick white oak beams that I extracted from a heavy equipment pallet. Last week I taught a class on how to design and build furniture using reclaimed and scrap wood at Snow Farm School of Crafts. Some students brought a trunk full of scraps from their own shops, while others brought reclaimed barn wood such as old-growth joist and posts. One of my students, Pam, decided to mill her scraps of different wood types and glue them together to create what I call a “wooden quilt,” but is also known as wood tapestry or reclaimed canvas. There are many ways in which we can arrange these small scraps together.

Furniture maker Irene Ferri‘s reclaimed wood quilts are among the best in this field. Step Stool story, part 1. Woodworking Projects Gallery. Ultimate list of table saw jigs – Table Sawz. If you have ever been using your table saw and thought that there has to be some way to make the job at hand easier, you are probably right.

Ultimate list of table saw jigs – Table Sawz

A table saw can do many things, but a table saw with the right jig, either purchased or homemade, can do a lot more. Let’s not waste any time and talk about all of the different table saw jigs that exist, what they are used for, and how you can make them yourself. What Is A Table Saw Jig A table saw jig can come in many different forms, each of them have their own specific purpose. Best Woodworking Ressources. All about Euro Hinges - Family Handyman. How to Build Under-Cabinet Drawers & Increase Kitchen Storage.

You could build the drawers with nothing but hand tools and a circular saw, but a table saw and miter saw will give you faster, better results.

How to Build Under-Cabinet Drawers & Increase Kitchen Storage

A nail gun is another big time-saver, though you can hammer everything together with 1-1/4-in. finish nails instead. All the materials are available at most home centers. In the hardware aisle, choose “full-extension” side-mount drawer slides (see Photo 3). That way, only 3 to 5 in. of the opened drawer will be covered by the overhanging cabinet front. With cheaper “3/4-extension” slides, only about half the drawer will be accessible. Choose hardwood plywood like birch or oak for your drawers. Practical Ideas that Solve Your Shoe Storage Dilemmas. Wood Magazine - Find hundreds of detailed woodworking plans to help with your furniture projects. Plus, step-by-step videos and advice from our expert woodworkers. 100kGarages - Where projects are made by digital fabricators (fabbers) working with 2-D or 3-D digital fabrication tools.

Upgrading Your Garage Workshop: The Family Handyman. The always-clean workbench 1 of 3 Add a metal cover to your existing workbench Drop auto and small components on the metal workbench cover and blast off the bolts.

Upgrading Your Garage Workshop: The Family Handyman

The drip edge catches the oil spills and the metal cover prevents grease stains. 2 of 3 Catch all the waste oil in a bucket Clean up by wiping all the oil and grease into the sloped gutter so it will drain into a recycling bucket. 3 of 3 Cut-away view of the workbench cover Drill, countersink and screw the steel plate to any wood top. This sheet metal workbench cover is the first upgrade I made to my garage, and it's one of the wisest investments I've ever made. - Transform your photos into tilt-shift style miniatures. Collection:finewoodworking_magazine. Plans.