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Table of Contents

Tips & Techniques6

Relief Carving12

Hang It Up: Wall Anchors18

Ebonizing Wood24

Cutting Coves28

Farmhouse Shelf32

This compact shelf has a big impact with its country-flavored cutouts, two shelves, and a pair of drawers. It’s the ideal small project.

The wall shelf was simply finished with a few coats of boiled linseed oil.

Shaker Dresser38

Inspired by a classic Shaker chest, our version scales down the size and leans into the bright historic colors and unique drawer arrangement.

Cane Seat Stool46

There’s a good chance you’ll make several stools based on this design. It features a woven cane seat for comfort and style, and an interesting material for the legs.

Mirror Frame52

Hand-carved leaves running around the border and the flower corner blocks make it a challenge to remember what you wanted to look at in the mirror in the first place.