Before we get into the Inversion Chair, it’s important to take a short dive into the human anatomy so that you can truly understand how this chair was designed to work. If you’ve been suffering from back pain, you might already be familiar with Inversion Tables and inversion therapy as a means to finding pain […]
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Let’s face it. Working with larger sheets of plywood can be frustrating if they’re not properly supported. If you ever find yourself using outfeed rollers or simply just don’t have enough table space to support larger sheets of plywood, you’re going to love this project. This ADJUSTABLE Workbench Extension Wing can be added easily to […]
Vintage DeWalt Power Shop Radial Arm Saw Marketing Materials As some of you know, I use an old vintage DeWalt 925H radial arm saw in my shop on a regular basis that used to belong to my grandpa. The radial arm saw in general got a bad rap over the last few decades, mostly because […]
Linear Actuator Basics The title sounds very complicated, I know. But don’t let that intimidate you! Linear actuators are super easy to learn and they open the door to a whole new world of furniture building where movement is incorporated into the design. What is a Linear Actuator? A linear actuator is an actuator that […]
My parents first learned about Pegs and Jokers while traveling to Mexico. They quickly became addicted to the game and brought some game boards back home to the United States. It wasn’t long until we were all playing Pegs and Jokers and having a great time. My wife really liked these acrylic beads so I […]
Kicking off Lift Bridge Furniture with a Standing Desk I’m pleased to announce the first Lift Bridge project! To kick off the site, I designed a solid wood standing desk / drafting table that uses electronics to move up and down from a seated to a standing position at 44.5″ max height. Because the desktop […]
In 1994, I was a junior in high school and was driving an old 1971 Ford pickup truck in St. Paul, MN when a car ran a stop sign and t-boned me from the side just behind the driver side door.