Design

From customizing & matching veneer panels to architectural millwork and shop drawings, design is an integral part of the woodworking industry.

 

Home improvements expected to peak in 2022

Spending for home improvements and repairs is expected to expand at a stronger pace in 2022, but signs point to some easing of growth by year-end, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Make your own challenging stereo rack

In this project of the day sponsored by Laguna Tools, Willie Sandry the Thoughtful Woodworker details how to build a challenging mid-century modern stereo rack with vertical grooves, graceful tapered legs, and a unique pass-through detail that lets light inside the cabinet for an airy feel, yet still obscures wires for your components. This multi-video project is detailed with tips and step-by-step instructions. The videos are listed below.  For plans to make this rack, click here.

VIDEO: The Vaia Dragon roams the Alpe of Northern Italy

The Vaia Dragon, a sculpture created by Venetian artist Marco Martalar on Alpe Cimbra in the Lavarone area in Northern Italy. The Dragon's body is made entirely of scraps of trees felled by the Vaia storm that swept away millions of trees in the the woods of Alpe Cimbra da Lavarone.