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This board contains woodworking projects with print plans, as well as, video from the Woodsmith Shop TV show building the projects.

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Curved-Lid Treasure Box | Woodsmith Plans - The unusual lid and ebonized sides of this attractive box show off the highly figured wood and your woodworking skills.  The great thing about this project is that it goes beyond typical box designs. The ebonized sides and the curved lid are not only interesting design elements, but they present some woodworking challenges, as well.

Curved-Lid Treasure Box

The unusual lid and ebonized sides of this attractive box show off the highly figured wood and your woodworking skills.

Curved-Front Wall Cabinet  | Woodsmith Plans -  If making curved doors has you over a barrel, try taking a look at the coopered door technique we used to build this unique wall cabinet.  From a construction standpoint, the gently-curved doors on this cabinet may seem a little intimidating at first glance. But don't be fooled. Yes — making curved doors does require a little extra work compared to flat doors. But as you'll discover, it's not nearly as complicated as it looks.

Curved-Front Wall Cabinet

If making curved doors has you over a barrel, try taking a look at the coopered door technique we used to build this unique wall cabinet.

Step-Back Cupboard  | Woodsmith Plans -   A rustic-style piece of furniture like this cupboard can add personality, plenty of storage, and a classic feeling of comfort to any room.  Simple, country-style furniture has an unpretentious charm that's attractive and comforting in these complicated times. This classic step-back cupboard hits that mark square on.

Step-Back Cupboard

A rustic-style piece of furniture like this cupboard can add personality, plenty of storage, and a classic feeling of comfort to any room.

Swing-Leg Table  | Woodsmith Plans -  Attractive, practical, and best of all, fun to build -- this table has all the ingredients for a great weekend woodworking project.  The elegant look of this small, drop-leaf table is undeniably eye-catching, but also a bit deceiving. This is no ordinary drop-leaf table — it's a classic, swing-leg table.

Swing-Leg Table

Attractive, practical, and best of all, fun to build -- this table has all the ingredients for a great weekend woodworking project.

Slat-Wall Storage System | Woodsmith Plans - This modular wall unit offers loads of storage space as well as the ultimate in flexibility.  The beauty of this wall storage system is that it’s both flexible & expandable. It uses a design that is commonly found in department store slat wall. Our slat wall is nothing more than a sheet of plywood with rows of evenly spaced slats attached to the front. Grooves between the slats allow you to hang a variety of shelves, racks, bins, & other fixtures.

Slat-Wall Storage System

This modular wall unit offers loads of storage space as well as the ultimate in flexibility.

Slant-Front Desk | Woodsmith Plans - When joining solid wood parts together, you have to allow for expansion and contraction of the pieces. The solution used on this desk is a sliding dovetail joint. It locks the parts together without glue.

Slant-Front Desk

This beautiful slant-front desk can add a little class to your office space. It provides a large work surface and lots of storage too.

Router Techniques  | Woodsmith Plans -  A collection of tips, techiques and jigs to get the most from your router.  Includes details for making 17 traditional edge profiles using only three basic router bits, tips for trimming hardwood edging perfectly flush, and plans for a handy flush trim router jig. #howto

Router Techniques

A collection of tips, techiques and jigs to get the most from your router.

Shop Marking Knife | Woodsmith Plans - Get a better grip on your layouts with this shop-made handle for your marking knife.  Japanese-style marking knives have right or left beveled edges and steep angles, giving them a really sharp point — perfect for accuracy. However, one drawback is that they don't come with handles, so they're awkward to hold onto. To solve this problem, I made handles to give me better control when I use them. #woodworkingplans #woodworkingprojects

Shop Marking Knife

Get a better grip on your layouts with this shop-made handle for your marking knife.

Ribbon Handle Box | Woodsmith Plans - This imaginative design not only makes a wonderful gift, it's also a great way to build your woodworking skills.  Building boxes is a fundamental woodworking skill. After all, the techniques used to build a box are also key to many furniture projects. And when you consider the added scrutiny a small project receives, your woodworking skills, and attention to detail, will be put to the test.

Ribbon Handle Box

This imaginative design not only makes a wonderful gift, it's also a great way to build your woodworking skills.

Portable Miter Saw Station | Woodsmith Plans - Portable, sturdy, adjustable, and accurate. This miter saw station has it all.  In the shop this miter saw station can rest on a bench or on the fold-out, wall-mounted bracket. And when you need to work outside the shop, just lift the station off the bracket. The fence and miter saw are mounted to platforms that slide along the base. When you need more support, just slide the platforms where you need them. #woodworkingprojects #woodworkingplans

Portable Miter Saw Station

Portable, sturdy, adjustable, and accurate. This miter saw station has it all.

Router Table | Woodsmith Plans - With a choice of bases, a rock-solid table, and fence-mounted accessories, this router table is as rewarding to build as it is to use. #woodworkingplans #woodworkingprojects

Router Table

With a choice of bases, a rock-solid table, and fence-mounted accessories, this project is as rewarding to build as it is to use.

Multipurpose Cart | Woodsmith Plans - Heavy-duty design, large worksurface, and loads of storage add up to a versatile project. The solid-wood top of this cart provides a generous amount of space to work. It rests on a stout base that’s built to stay strong and stable for years. The heavy-duty casters allow you to smoothly roll the cart wherever you need it. And finally, it has a storage cabinet and a pair of pegboard racks to keep tools and supplies close at hand.

Multipurpose Cart

Heavy-duty design, large worksurface, and loads of storage add up to a versatile project.

Patio Serving Cart | Woodsmith Plans - This easy-to-build cart features fold-out leaves, a recessed tray, and customized inserts. Perfect for your next cookout!

Patio Serving Cart

This easy-to-build cart features fold-out leaves, a recessed tray, and customized inserts. Perfect for your next cookout!

Mortise & Tenon Joinery | Woodsmith Plans - There are several good ways to make a mortise and tenon joint. The trick is determining which one is best for the task at hand.  Mortise and tenons are often the backbone of a woodworking project. And with the power tools available today there are several ways of creating both the mortise and the tenon. Drill press, router, dado blade, tenon jig, and dedicated hollow chisel mortisers, this article explains the pros and cons of each method.

Mortise & Tenon

There are several good ways to make a mortise and tenon joint. The trick is determining which one is best for the task at hand.

Kitchen Workstation | Woodsmith Plans -  With a large worksurface and lots of handy storage, this roll-around cart is sure to be a hit.  This rolling cart has it all. The large top, made from glued-up, edge-grain maple, provides a durable and attractive worksurface. With three drawers and a large space under the top, the cart is also a great place to store a few often-used kitchen items.

Kitchen Workstation

With a large worksurface and lots of handy storage, this roll-around cart is sure to be a hit.

Routed Bowls | Woodsmith Plans - You can make great-looking wood bowls without turning or carving. A template and simple router accessories make it easy.  The greatest challenge to making bowls with a router is figuring out a way to make a deep enough cut to form the inside of the bowl. But the simple techniques shown in this article solve this problem and you’ll be making beautiful bowls in no time.

Routed Bowls

You can make great-looking wood bowls without turning or carving. A template and simple router accessories make it easy.