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This is a project with lots of options. It can be built with a towel bar or Shaker pegs. And depending on the type of finish you choose, it'll look great in a bathroom or kitchen.
Use this joint whenever you need a quick frame. Our step-by-step instructions will show you how to cut both the stub tenon and the groove easily and accurately.
An inexpensive clock movement and a few scraps of wood are all you need to build this weekend project.
If you're short on storage space, this tall bookcase may be the answer. There's enough room to hold a small library, but it takes up less than two square feet of floor space.
Finish information: I stained the project with a mix of 2 parts Bartley Pennsylvania Cherry Gel Stain and 1 part Bartley Restoration Red Gel Stain. I finished with two coats of General Finishes' Royal finish.
If there's a scratch or dent in your furniture, you don't have to completely refinish the piece. There are some simple techniques for quickly repairing minor finish damage.
The appearance of this box isn't the only thing that makes it unique. The construction is unconventional as well. The body is built from a single block. Then it's "scooped out" like a pumpkin -- but you don't need carving tools.