Monthly Archives: July 2016

An Arts & Crafts Magazine Stand

It’s no secret in my family that my favorite style is Arts and Crafts, so when I saw a need for a stand to store our magazines and catalogs, I decided to make one in the Arts and Crafts/Mission Oak style from, what else? — oak, of course!

I started as I do every project: with a light
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A Cure For Musty Drawers

It’s a sad truth:  the worst thing you can do to a piece of furniture is to store it. Not only will mice set up housekeeping in it, but dirt, mold, and mildew also appear, along with the musty odors associated with all of the above.

A shop vacuum with a bristle brush attachment will
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A Not So Lazy Susan

A few weeks ago I turned a weary and battered three-drawer nightstand into a handy rolling stain-and-finish cart, loaded with my brushes, rags, stirring sticks, openers, and gloves.

Yesterday, while going through some drawers in my workshop, I came across the mechanism for a turning
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A Corner TV Stand Made to Fit

After growing tired of one of our televisions sitting on a wobbly metal cart, we went looking for a corner cabinet in a furniture store. As it turns out, we did not have many to choose from — and none that would fit our particular corner – so I decided to use some pre-glued pine
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