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Most of this Bench is built with mortise and tenon joints. The lattice grid of the back is one exception. Its strength comes from multiple edge laps.
A project that sits outdoors much of the year requires a lot of protection. One of the best ways to protect it is to give the project a coat of water repellent and a couple coats of paint.
Edge laps create a strong, locking grid for latticework, shadowboxes, and drawer dividers. Here are step-by-step instructions on cutting evenly-spaced edge laps.
A pegboard tool rack is a common fixture in many shops. Our Storage System for pegboard includes drawer units, shelves, sandpaper storage, and tool racks.
Like a "space-saver" appliance, this Drawer hangs beneath your kitchen cupboards. When opened, it swings down so the spices inside are easy to see and within reach.
Splines are a great way to align and strengthen beveled miter joints. Here's a jig that works on a router table to rout the grooves for the splines.