Archive for April, 2013

How to Build a Four-Sided Box Using Hand Tools

Antique Hand Tools Joinery

Learn the basics of building square boxes with hand tools.

Building a four-sided box is great practice for learning to build frames, cabinets, and shelving. Learning to make lap joints is helpful for a lot of projects, especially ones that you want to use hand tools for.

You will need to start with four small boards, cutting the lengthwise boards exactly the same length and the end boards the exact same length. Of course, you can make all four boards exactly the same for a square, as opposed to a rectangular, box.
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Spring Woodworking Projects for the Garden

Beginner Woodworking Projects

Create a Beautiful Yard and Garden with These Beginner Woodworker Project Ideas for Spring

Spring is here! The weather is so beautiful this time of year. It’s the perfect time to get outside to practice your craft. Spruce up a boring yard or garden area with a few of these handmade beginner woodworking craft ideas for the garden. We are here to inspire! We hope you enjoy these projects and learn some valuable woodworking skills at the same time.
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