Author Archives: tommytompkins

How to add an extension wing to your workbench

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 […]

New Video – Linear Actuators 101 – for woodworkers

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 […]

Pegs and Jokers Plans are Now Available!

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 […]

Launching Lift Bridge Furniture with a Standing Desk

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 […]