Weekly Makers Roundup: Efficient Workflows, Building a Workbench/Desk and a Sexy Coffee Table

Shop Stuff

Shop Shelves

This video of Jimmy DiResta and an assistant knocking out a series of shop shelves, in Jimmy’s new shop, is the epitome of a hyperefficient workflow:

“Finally Got the Workshop Under Control.”

Now fully relocated to the countryside, Matthias Wandel gives us a tour of his massive new shop:

DIY Table Saw Cabinet

Has everyone moved to a new shop? Here Izzy Swan shows us, in his new shop, how he made a portable knockdown table saw cabinet:

Cross-Cut Sled Slot Repair

If the slot on your cross-cut sled has become widened due to mishap, you’re no longer getting the zero-clearance benefit it provides. Here the Wood Whisperer shows you how to fix that:

Objects & Furniture

How to Make a Guitar Case

Bob Clagett uses plywood, upholstery foam, velvet and vinyl to create this protective carrying case for his guitar:

Making a Workbench Desk

Linn from Darbin Orvar tackles a big job this week, creating a two-part solid wood countertop and starting from rough lumber:

Tomato Trellises

This is almost like a design school assignment. Frank Howarth must prototype a reasonably sturdy structure out of minimal materials, then reproduce the design in a batch:

“New Handles for My Leatherman”

Declaring Leatherman’s Crater her new favorite knife, Laura Kampf sets about creating her own custom handle for it:

2×12 Bench

Ben Uyeda upcycles a 2×12 into a bench with the help of a buying/selling app for makers:

Designing and Building My First Coffee Table

Chris Salomone steps up his game, designing and building his own piece for the first time. And it’s a beaut!


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