Building Unique and Useful Kids' Furniture

Cabin Lessons: A Nail-by-Nail Tale

The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

A Splintered History of Wood

Woodworking FAQ: The Workshop Companion

Ridiculously Simple Furniture Projects

Spike's Blog

A Shout out to WOODCRAFT magazine (for shouting out the kids' furniture book)

Check out the Feb/March 2019 issue of Woodcraft magazine. Great link on their website to free plans for building the Cheery Cherry toy chest from "Building Unique and Unusual Kids' Furniture" book.  More great articles on "Router Table Trickery," "A Hacker's Guide to Hand Planes" and more


Spike's Projects

Potting Bench - A Workbench for Plant Lovers

Crafted from standard cedar boards and lumber, this potting bench has a large work surface for working with plants, and plenty of space above and below for storage. The side bins provide a convenient place to stow dirt clippings and other gardening materials as you work. (From The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects)

Simple Storage Projects

Five simple projects for creating more storage space in your workshop, basement or garage. (From Woodworking FAQ: The Workshop Companion)