I love this idea for putting posts up, for lamps, that can also be fence or divider connectors. I like hiding a sturdier metal post inside a fabricated wood post, then attaching the remainder of the fencing to it. Great for high wind areas.
A bench is a great entry-level piece of furniture to build. It's useful and not as difficult to make as a chair. You can easily build a plank-seat bench, like one of the wonderful designs Joel showed us in Tools & Craft; you could upholster it if you've g
poke the screw through a piece of masking tape with the sticky side of the tape toward the head. Place the screwdriver in the slot, then fold the tape up onto the screwdriver. Once the screw is well started, pull the screwdriver loose and remove the tape.
Teds Wood Working - A routed groove adds interest to flat-panel doors, but finding a way to radius the corners was a mystery to me. This router subbase changes that. First, build a router subbase from 1 Get A Lifetime Of Project Ideas & Inspiration!