Tagged: dowel

Wooden Christmas Tree! πŸŽ„

I recently saw a really neat little table/desk accessory that I thought I’d recreate in my own way, and here it is! I used some scrap 1×1 cutoffs that I’ve been holding onto for a few years (you can never have too much scrap) and they were perfect for this...

Leaning Shelf

This is the finest thing I’ve ever built. The idea was inspired by a shelf of similar design that my great grandfather handmade and handed downΒ to my grandfather. I grew up seeing it in his office, and I thought I’d make one of my own. It currently holds all the...

How To Build A Coat Rack From A Single 2×4

This coat rack is made out of a single reused 2×4 and a wooden dowel. This sits in my entryway, and I use it daily! So glad I made it – it’s one of my favorite builds. I’ll admit, it’s really ugly and I could have spent more time and...

SeeSaw – Instant Challenge Setup

Made for the SeeSaw Destination Imagination Instant challenge. The challenge here was to place weights on both side of the seesaw (near the ends) in order to balance it within an inch or two of the height of the other side. It proved to be challenging yet very doable for...